MNCL Week 5 Wrap

MNCL Week 5 Wrap

ScottAStewart | Feb 27, 2021
Monday Night League: Week 5 wrap 5 weeks into the second season of the Monday Night League a new leader has emerged with Rob pushing Pat aside and leads by a solitary point, but he is not alone with 3 chasers all within 3 points. The star of the night was Gavin who out performed his rating and took home a whopping 13 points and was the clear winner of the night on handicap. In 1st place on the night was Nigel who took home 11 league points. Monday night will be a 5 10 Arena starting at 7:30...
MNCL Week 4 Wrap

MNCL Week 4 Wrap

ScottAStewart | Feb 16, 2021
Monday Night  League Week 4  With a 5 day lockdown in force Week 4 saw 10 players take part in the evenings chess. Scott won his 3rd Arena in a row slowly narrowing the gap on the League leader Patrick. Paul had a good night going undefeated 4 draws and 2 wins including knocking off Scott  collecting 10 points and 2nd place on the night. Next week let's play a 15 0 Arena
Monday Night League - the Week 3 Wrap

Monday Night League - the Week 3 Wrap

ScottAStewart | Feb 13, 2021
Hi everyone, Here is the updated ladder following Monday's Arena, Only 6 players turned out for the Arena. Scott won the Arena and collected 10 leagie points, Rob came in 2nd also taking in 10 points after division adjustment. Pat maintains his lead 2 points clear from Rob. Monday night will be a 10 2 Arena, hopefully see a few more of you there especially considering the 5 day lockdown we are currently enduring.
MNL, Week 2 Wrap

MNL, Week 2 Wrap

ScottAStewart | Feb 6, 2021
MNCL: Week 2 Wrap Monday night was an exciting event contested between 10 players. Rob, Pat and Scott each took home 10 league points. The event itself saw Pat off to a flying start building up an impressive lead with a 5 game streak. Rob caught and chased him down with a 5 game streak of his own. Scott off to a slow start also put together a 5 game streak and in the dying seconds drew with Nigel securing 1st place just one point clear from Rob and Pat. Pat and Rob have a 4 point lead on the...
Final Call for Ballarat Chess Club Daily Championship

Final Call for Ballarat Chess Club Daily Championship

ScottAStewart | Jan 27, 2021
Final Call for Entry to the Ballarat Chess Club Daily Championship Hi everyone, final call for the BCC Daily Championships. The event can be entered here and will begin on the 1st of February. Currently we have 13 entries a few more would be great. The more participants we get the better the event is.
MNCL: Week 1 Wrap

MNCL: Week 1 Wrap

ScottAStewart | Jan 27, 2021
Hi Everyone, We had 10 players on Monday night battling it out for league points. Current scores and division assignments are listed below, More to come when I have time. The Arena was won by George, Rob and Pat after all 3 took last second draws to secure =1st as the Arena clock ticked down.  Monday Night League Ladder
Ballarat Chess Club Daily Championship

Ballarat Chess Club Daily Championship

ScottAStewart | Jan 19, 2021
Ballarat Chess Club Daily Championship Greetings everybody, In straw poll fashion I have arrived on the following format. Groups of 6 players with 2 players per group advancing to the next round. The tournament settings can still be changed if anybody wants to passionately support an alteration. There will be a total of 10 games per round played 5 at a time 1 game per group opponent. Vacation time is permitted. https://www.chess.com/tournament/ballarat-chess-club-daily-championship-1 I will...
Season 2 Monday Night Chess League Begins 25th January

Season 2 Monday Night Chess League Begins 25th January

ScottAStewart | Jan 17, 2021
Season 2 of MONDAY NIGHT CHESS LEAGUE From the 25th of January the second season if the Monday Night Chess League will begin. The league will run from the 25th January to the 29th of March. EVENT TYPE Tournaments will be Arena formats of varying rapid time controls. Running for 2 hours from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Come along for a couple of games or for the whole 2 hours. Totally up to you. LEAGUE LADDERI will publish the league ladder weekly before Thursday night club meets.  Last Season's fi...
MNCL: Congratulations Leo!

MNCL: Congratulations Leo!

ScottAStewart | Dec 19, 2020
Congratulations Leo!With the 10th and final week of the 1st Season of Monday Night Chess League coming to a close final line honors go to Leo who accumulated 75 points, 4 points clear of Scott in 2nd who was 7 points of Pat in 3rd. Leo who came in 3rd secured the win and limiting the damage from Scott's tournament win on the final night to just 1 point. Any of the top 5 spots would have done the job. Scott had a great night along with Rauri, both had put together a 5 game streak until they bu...
Standings - Monday Night Chess League Week 9

Standings - Monday Night Chess League Week 9

ScottAStewart | Dec 11, 2020
Week 9 Monday Night Chess League Standings Hi Everyone, Current standings are listed below. Leo is out to a 6 point lead and as can be seen with this week's results Scott can still catch him if he has a tough night like Rauri and George both struggled to get on the board helping Pat to sneak into 3rd position overall. It would (was) remiss of me to neglect to mention the great performance of Justin, coming in second place after a great night on the board. There were some nice games played, i...