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Everybody is Welcome!

"If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
And treat those two impostors just the same."
- .'IF' by Rudyard Kipling

2015 Club Programme
Coming Events & Latest News


Koelle A & B 2014

A belated congratulations to Patrick Cook and Bjorn Lategan for winning the Koelle A&B tournaments in 2014! The results and cross table have been updated for posterity! more...


Climb the Ladder!

Get climbing on the Ballarat Chess Ladder: it's an unrated 15 minute rapid play tournament with prizes. Perfect for those who come in a bit early or want to play serious chess without the really late nights of the long time controls! Last challenges at 7:30 so come in early and have a game or two.


Spielvogel Memorial

The Spielvogel Memorial, a 90 min + 30 sec per move, 1 section 7 round Swiss tournament, has begun. 18 Players! Rd3 Pairings up! more...


Change of meeting day: It's THURSDAYS!!!

Thursdays at 7:00p.m. at the Central Highlands Library: be there!


Free Coaching Sessions!

Free coaching sessions will be held on the first Thursday of every month (except January) in the library club room at 7p.m. Experienced coach Rob Bailey will help you improve your game. All ages, all abilities welcome!! See the Courier promotion and our information brochure. Next on 5th Feb. Private coaching also available more...

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write-ups go to Events and 2015 Club Programme

Fee Schedule and information

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