DURBAN CHESS CLUB
PROGRAMME FOR 2018


The Club meets on a weekly basis from 6.45 pm to about 10.15 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) or Keith (031-2017623).

DATE EVENT PLANNED
11 January Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 1
18 January Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 2
25 January Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 3
1 February Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 4
8 February Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 5
15 February Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 6
22 February Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 7
1 March Moss Kolnik Memorial, Rd 8
8 March Blitz Tournament
15 March Club Championship, round 1
22 March Club Championship, round 2
29 March Club Championship, round 3
1 to 8 April SA Junior Closed (Kopanong)
5 April (postponed games)
12 April Club Championship, round 4
19 April Club Championship, round 5
26 April Club Championship, round 6
3 May Club Championship, round 7
10 May Club Championship, round 8
17 May Club Championship, round 9
24 May (postponed games)
31 May (postponed games)
7 June Simul by Club Champion
14 June Rapid Tournament, week 1
Two games of rapid chess per night
21 June Rapid Tournament, week 2
28 June Closed - school holiday
5 July Closed - school holiday
12 July Closed - school holiday
19 July Rapid Tournament, week 3
26 July Rapid Tournament, week 4
2 August John Blackburn Memorial, Rd 1
9 August Closed - school holiday
16 August DCC 125th Birthday celebration
Details and prizes to be announced
23 August John Blackburn Memorial, Rd 2
30 August John Blackburn Memorial, Rd 3
6 September John Blackburn Memorial, Rd 4
13 September John Blackburn Memorial, Rd 5
20 September John Blackburn Memorial, Rd 6
27 September John Blackburn Memorial, Rd 7
4 October Darryl Mhlongo Memorial
Blitz Championship (rated)
11 October Third Swiss Tournament, Rd 1
18 October Third Swiss Tournament, Rd 2
25 October Third Swiss Tournament, Rd 3
1 November Third Swiss Tournament, Rd 4
8 November Third Swiss Tournament, Rd 5
15 November Third Swiss Tournament, Rd 6
22 November Doubles/Blitz Tournament
29 November Annual General Meeting
Recess until club reopens in January 2019.


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