24 players participated in the first blitz tourney of the year. Rob L. on 8 points finished 1/2 point ahead of Jamie who was a clear point ahead of the nearest rival. Caitlin was top junior on 5.5 points, 1/2 point ahead of Justin on 5 points. A fun night was had by all, although some of us were a little weary after a busy Begonia Open weekend!
12-07-18 Blitz #2
20 participants, nearly half of whom were born in the 'noughties', enjoyed a 9 round marathon blitz tournament on Thursday evening. Some of the more senior members chose to rest up after the championship! Sean was the best performing junior coming equal second on 6/9 followed by Leonard and Caitlin on 5/9. Of the seniors, Rob scored a picket fence of 9/9 with Harrison, Jamie and Rod sharing second place with Sean on 6/9.
Blitz #3 - 20 September
Blitz #4 - 6 December
The Ernie Greenhalgh Blitz Championship.
A Grand Prix cycle of four, 9 round tournaments throughout the year, with a player's best 3 scores deciding the title.
There is a $75 prize for the King or Queen of the clock!