Australia Chess Masters - GMs Kazhgaleyev, Khusnutdinov, Papin tie for First Place
Box Hill Chess Club hosted the chess events in Melbourne. The Box Hill and the Canterbury Junior Chess Clubs together form one of the largest chess playing groups in suburban Melbourne. The combined membership of well over one hundred includes some of the best known players in Victoria, such as Victorian champion Bobby Cheng, former triple Australian Champion Douglas Hamilton, present Chess Victoria president IM Leonid Sandler, and Karl Zelesco the nation’s biggest rating improver.
The clubs meet at Emulation Hall, 3 Rochester Road, Canterbury every Friday night and most Sundays. Rated tournaments are run throughout the year. New members and visitors are welcome.
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