DURBAN CHESS CLUB
PROGRAMME FOR 2019


The Club meets on a weekly basis from 6.45 pm to about 10.30 pm on Thursdays, at Saint Cyprian's Church hall in Umbilo Road. Directions to the venue: From the corner of Umbilo Road and Rick Turner (Francois) Road proceed along the right hand side of Umbilo Road past Hannah Road and past Pioneer Road. Look for the AFM Cleantech sign on the left hand side of the road, and the church hall is in the cul-de-sac on the right of Umbilo Road.

Details of planned Club events are given below. For further information about Club events, contact Desmond (083-7888070).

DATE EVENT PLANNED
10 January Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 1
17 January Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 2
24 January Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 3
31 January Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 4
7 February Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 5
14 February Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 6
21 February Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 7
28 February Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 8
7 March Blitz Tournament
16 to 23 March SA Junior Closed (Benoni)
14 March Club Championship, round 1
21 March Club Championship, round 2
28 March Club Championship, round 3
4 April (postponed games)
11 April Club Championship, round 4
18 April Club Championship, round 5
25 April Club Championship, round 6
2 May Club Championship, round 7
9 May Club Championship, round 8
16 May Club Championship, round 9
23 May (postponed games)
30 May (postponed games)
6 June Simul by Club Champion
13 June Rapid Tournament, week 1
Two games of rapid chess per night
21 June Closed - school holiday
28 June Closed - school holiday
5 July Closed - school holiday
11 July Rapid Tournament, week 2
18 July Rapid Tournament, week 3
25 July Rapid Tournament, week 4
1 August John Blackburn Memorial, Rd 1
8 August John Blackburn Memorial, Rd 2
15 August DCC 126th Birthday celebration
Details and prizes to be announced
22 August John Blackburn Memorial, Rd 3
29 August John Blackburn Memorial, Rd 4
5 September John Blackburn Memorial, Rd 5
12 September John Blackburn Memorial, Rd 6
19 September John Blackburn Memorial, Rd 7
26 September Closed - school holiday
3 October Darryl Mhlongo Memorial
Blitz Championship (rated)
10 October Third Swiss Tournament, Rd 1
17 October Third Swiss Tournament, Rd 2
24 October Third Swiss Tournament, Rd 3
31 October Third Swiss Tournament, Rd 4
7 November Third Swiss Tournament, Rd 5
14 November Third Swiss Tournament, Rd 6
21 November Closed - school exams
28 November Annual General Meeting
Recess until club reopens in January 2020.


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