Friday 29 July 2016

2016 ANU Chess Festival

The 2016 ANU Chess Festival begins today (29 July 2016), with the 2016 ACT Teams Blitz event at King O'Malley's Bar in Canberra City. This event is for teams of 2 players and starts at 6pm. Entry is free, teams can be formed on the spot, and there is $250 in prizes.
Tomorrow and Sunday (30/31 July) sees the ANU Open and Minor, at the ANU School of Art. This 7 round swiss has already attracted a number of strong players (IM's Ikeda, Brown and Jones), all fighting for the $1000 first prize.
Then on Tuesday and Wednesday (2nd/3rd August) the ANU Schools Championship is being held at University House ANU.
There will be live DGT coverage of the ANU Open over the weekend. Head over to to see the latest tournament results, plus games from the top 4 boards from 10 am tomorrow.

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