For the following
year's news archives click on 2002
Zong-Yuan Zhao is participating in the British Championships, he
has drawn with Grandmasters Murray Chandler and Aaron Summerscale and former
World U/18 champion, IM Nicholas Pert! Go to
Championships to follow his results
Tomek Rej has become the 2001 State champion ! Congratulations! He
was a convincing winner ahead of George Xie, Catherine Lip and Gary
McNamara. Go to
Championships for results and games
The Australian Chess Federation is inviting all NSWJCL players to
play for their state in the first-ever interstate internet chess
challenge. Click here for
14 year old Michael Yu defeated all his opponents to win the second
of the NSW Junior League's regional warm-up tournaments held at
Randwick. Leading final scores: Michael Yu 11/11; Nicole Solomon 9.5; Arthur
Huynh and Shaad Manchanda each 8.
The third warm-up, held at Liverpool, was won by 15 year old
McNamara, also with a perfect score and a margin of 2.5 points.
Leading final scores: Gary McNamara 12, Justin Huang 9.5, Allan McGregor 9.
Thirteen year old Ronald Yu won the first regional warm-up at
Lidcombe on Saturday. Leading final scores- Ronald Yu 10/11, Hoi-Ming
Chan 8.5, Arthur Huynh and Benjamin Harris 8.
Zong-Yuan Zhao has won the
Australian Junior Championship,
ahead of fellow IM David Smerdon. NSW player Michael Lip beat Smerdon in the
final round to give Zhao the cherished title.