New Members Always Welcome!

norths chess club is proud to be one of the oldest chess clubs in Australia (formed in 1908), and welcomes new members of all abilities. The club meets weekly (mostly Tuesday evenings) at norths 12 Abbott Street, Cammeray, NSW.

Check the calendar below for our schedule.

 President's Message

Dear fellow Club members,

2013 has been another golden year for our Club Read more.

 norths wins Board of Education

A team made up of the chess clubs of Sydney's universities visited northsCLICK HERE for details of the 17-12 win.
St George wins Big Board 

After three years in our cabinet, the John Kellner/Terrey Shaw Trophy has gone to St George. Click here for details.
Purdy Memorial results
Anton Smirnov won the John Purdy Memorial Trophy. CLICK HERE to see all the prizewinners and results.
 norths retains Little Board

norths converted the half time lead into a fifth straight win. CLICK HERE for details.

Winter Ladder result

Congratulations to dual winner Padmanabhan Sundararajan (Sundar), finishing highest on the ladder and having the best strike rate.

  Congratulations on winning the norths seniors tournament

=1st: WIM Biljana Dekic and Pertti Sirkka. Biljana is winner of the Ford/Greenwood Trophy on a tiebreak
3rd: Frank Hutchings
Best U1800: Paul Glissan
Best U1600: Steve Steinitz 

 Club Championship results

Congratulations to 2013 Club Champion Donato Mallari and other placegetters.

Championship1st: Donato Mallari; 2nd: Anton Smirnov; =3rd: John Papantoniou. Ton Luchtmeijer
Candidates1st: Kinto Wan; 2nd: Nicholas Kordahi; =3rd: Paul Glissan, Andrew Starke
Reserves A1st: Marek Baterowicz; 2nd: Shane Dibley; 3rd: Ian Dickson
Reserves B1st: David Stern, in a playoff with 2nd: David James; 3rd: Bob Quek
Reserves C1st: Michael de Mello; 2nd: Michael Roberts; =3rd: Bosko Aleksovski, Paul Sike 

Reserves D: Darryl Ross.
Reserves D11st: Michael Tracey; 2nd: Kevin O'Rourke; 3rd: Luke Marsh
Reserves D21st: Darryl Ross; 2nd: Max Mikkelson; 3rd: David Marsh