Club Championship 2016

The 2016 Geelong Chess Club Championship and Reserve Championship was a five-round event that commenced on Friday, June 10th, 2016.

The Championship was a five-round Round Robin event between the top six qualifiers from the 2016 Qualifier Tournament. The joint winners of the 2016 Geelong Chess Club Championship were Zoran Babic and Geoff Barber.

The Reserve Championship Tournament was held simultaneously with the Championship. The winner of the 2016 Geelong Chess Club Reserve Championship was Mio Ristic.

Both Champions and Reserve Champion are automatically qualified to play in the 2017 Club Championship.

Game Results

Game Results and scoresheets were posted in Chess Microbase under Geelong Championship 2016

A pgn copy of the games may be downloaded here.


The schedule for the Championship Cycle was as follows:

Round 1 – Friday 10th June
Round 2 – Friday 17th June
Round 3 – Friday 24th June

(Break for School Holidays)

Round 4 – Friday 15th July
Round 5 – Friday 22nd July

Director of Play

The Director of Play for both Championship events was Michael Sugrue.


Players may request a postponement from the Director of Play, either by phone, in person, or by email to

To avoid inconvenience, postponement requests, and rescheduling of matches, should be carried out as soon possible.

Players may accumulate a maximum of two unplayed postponed matches.