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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


Coming Events & Latest News

2015 Club Programme


New Club Champion

Bas van Riel has won the 2015 Championship after defeating James Watson in a play-off. Congratulations to Bas who had to fend off a strong challenge from a youthful, upcoming opponent in James. more...


Fletcher Morrow Shield

Read Ben Kersten's report and see some of Bas' photos, as well as going over more annotated games here. more...


The new face of Chess in Ballarat

With an influx of younger players, both boys and girls, the club is becoming a lively community hub every Thursday night. Moving the starting time 30 minutes or an hour forward might suit our younger players and will be discussed at the next AGM.


Arthur Teters Memorial

Round 6 pairings are up! more...


15 Minute Challenge Ladder

Challenge the leader! Win your way to the top. more...


ACF Newsletter

You can subscribe to and view the Australian Chess Federation newletters at their site. There is an interesting note on bringing phones and devices to tournaments that is worth a look! more...


2015 Victorian Country Championship

This year's event will once again be held in Geelong. It will be the third weekend of October rather than the second, so make plans country players! more...

City of Ballarat Australian Chess Federation

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