26-28 January 2018
Junior / Unrated Chess Tournament
If you are a beginner to intermediate* chess player of any age you’re invited to enter our free tournament. A perfect introduction to the fun competition of chess, you’ll play __ either 5/7 rounds of 15 mins? Or an hour of 5/10mins trying to see how many wins they can get? That’s fun and a bit more fast-paced… TBC__ with medals for placegetters, and certificates for all participants. An arbiter and chess teachers will be on hand to support players too.
*You are unrated or rated below 1,000 in ACF/ Tornelo rating systems. This tournament is best suited to casual players who know the rules and how the pieces move but haven’t won a tournament before.
ABG Chess Championship
This is the challenge for competent players* who are looking to test their skills and have the chance to win trophies and cash prizes. Contestants will play __5 rounds of 30 min games game specifics TBC__, with prizes of __prizes TBC__.
*Those with a ACF/ Tornelo rating of over 1,000, or who have played in clubs or tournaments before.
Free play and ABG Simultaneous Challenge
Want a chance to beat a chess International Master? Try your best moves against __player TBC__ who will be trying to play against as many as 15 other opponents at the same time! Special prizes will be awarded to those who can claim a win against him.
Alternatively if you just wish for a casual game against friends, family, or Frankston Chess Club members, there will be spare boards available at any time during the weekend.
Frankston Chess club will be the organisers of this event on behalf of the ABG game organisers
Overview on the Club
Since its incorporation in 2008, Frankston Chess Club has been the premier meeting spot for players of all ages and abilities. With over 50 members, the club provides an atmosphere of friendly competition for people wishing to have fun or further their skills.
Meeting every Friday night from 6.30pm, Frankston Chess Club offers casual play of both chess and backgammon, as well as tournaments, puzzles and even lessons from a professional chess coach.
Your first night is free, so come along to Leawarra House 200 Beach street (diagonally opposite Ashleigh Drive and the IGA supermarket) to try it out.