2018 Club Championship – Tournament Rules

Playing Schedule

  1. The 2018 Geelong Chess Club Championship and Reserve Championship commenced on Thursday, 19th July, 2018 and will finish on Thursday, 16th August, 2018.
  2. The events are both Round Robin Tournaments, with all players competing for the 2018 Club and Reserve Championship.
  3. Players have 90 minutes to complete all moves, with a 30 second increment per move.
  4. All games are ACF rated.
  5. Clocks start at 7pm on Thursdays.


Players can request a postponement if they are unable to attend a round. Please forward postponement requests to:

email geelongchess@gmail.com or
text message to Michael Sugrue on 0419 545 671

Please note:

  1. Postponement requests must be submitted no later than 5pm on the Tuesday before the requested round.
  2. The requesting player must make arrangements with their opponent to re-schedule their match.
  3. Players may accumulate no more than two postponements.
  4. If preferred, postponements may be re-scheduled to after the Championship concludes on 23rd August, 2018.
  5. All postponed matches must be completed by Thursday, 30th August, 2018.
  6. Postponements not completed by 30th August are forfeited by the requesting player.


In the event that two players are tied for first place, a two-game tie-breaker will be held. If players are then still tied, they are both declared Champion for 2018.

General Enquiries

Please direct general enquiries to email geelongchess@gmail.com.

Or please call Michael Sugrue (DOP) on 0419 545 671