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.
 Nigel Short simul

A crowd of around 100 enjoyed Nigel’s lecture. He analysed two of his recent games from the Ballarat Begonia tournament, interspersing them with fragments from previous games, anecdotes and insights ... Read more 
 President's Message

2015 has been the greatest year ever in our Club’s illustrious 107 years long history, even bettering last year. This year, in chess achievements, we reached the summit of Mount Everest!  ... Read more.

Norths claims Triple Crown

Norths has won all three of the head-to-head matches in 2015. In a spillover we snatched back the Big Board by 26 points, recovered the Board of Education, and retained the Little Board for another year. 

For details see Big Board results. Little Board results, and Board of Education results.

 Norths rapid
Congratulations to the placegetters:

1st - Jason Hu

=2nd - Ian Parsonage, Bruce Murray 

U2000-1700 - Ian Parsonage 

U1700-1400 - Ziah Mayne

U1400 - Anthony Fikh

  Purdy Memorial results

Blair Mandla won the 2015 John Purdy Memorial Trophy. CLICK HERE to see all the prizewinners and results.

  Norths Seniors result

Congratulations to Peter Abbott on winning the tournament. 

1st Peter Abbott 
=2nd Pertti Sirkka, Clive Lane, Rex Simmonds and Marek Baterowicz 
=Best U1400 Robert Laurie and Bosko Aleksovski

 Winter Swiss result

Congratulations to Christopher Ball for winning this new format.

See for detailed results.

 2015 Club Championship results

Congratulations to Club Champion Max Illingworth with a perfect score of 11/11, and to all other placegetters.

Championship1st: Max Illingworth; 2nd: Michael Morris; 3rd: Malcolm Stephens
Candidates1st: Kristine Quek; =2nd: Joshua Behar and Frank Hutchings
Reserves A1st: Joe Chua; 2nd: Nick Cooper; =3rd David Stern and Mark Wilson
Reserves B1st: Parunithan Ranganathan; =2nd: David James, Luke Marsh
Reserves C1st: Norman Greenwood, in a tiebreak with 2nd: David Cook; =3rdRoger Jeffreys and Anthony Fikh 
Reserves D1stDanny Marcusson; 2nd: Fred Scheutz; 3rd: Matthew Carden

Reserves E: Dennis Mendigorin
Reserves E11st: Bruno Khodadi; =2nd: Leo Zhang and Greg Money
Reserves E21stDennis Mendigorin; 2nd: Alysha Chin; 3rd: Sebastian Bracks