UNDER 18 and UNDER 12
Eligibility: Players must reside outside Sydney (defined as the Country of Cumberland – the area bounded by the Hawkesbury River in the north, its tributary the Nepean River to the west, then the Cataract River, the Cataract Reservoir and the Cataract Creek to the south; from there the boundary follows a line to the coast at Bulli Point, north of Wollongong). Players must also be under the age for the tournament (under 18 or under 12) on the day of the qualifying tournament and, if they qualify for the finals, on the day of the finals. Players do not have to be members of the NSW Junior Chess League but are welcome to join – for membership details click HERE.
Qualification: The top two eligible place-getters in the Under 18 and Under 12 divisions of the three Qualification Tournaments listed below will be invited to compete in the finals in Sydney on Sunday 9 December 2018.
• Western Qualifier
– Thursday 11 October 2018
Venue: St Barnabas' Anglican Church Parish Hall, corner Dora and McLachlan Streets, East Orange.
This qualifier is part of the Orange Spring Tournament – for further details click HERE.
• Southern Qualifier
– (date to be advised)
Venue: Fairy Meadow Community Centre (Keira Room), Guest Park, Princes Highway, Fairy Meadow
Entrants for the Southern Qualifier will be selected from four heats – the Wollongong Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring Tournaments – for details of the Wollongong Spring Tournament click HERE.
• Northern Qualifier
– Sunday 18 November 2018
Venue: (Newcastle PCYC, Young Road, Broadmeadow
For details click HERE.
For the qualifiers see above (via the links for the qualifiers).
For the finals contact Richard Gastineau-Hills, phone 9498 2760, email RichardGH@nswjcl.org.au.