|Type of post:||Profile news item|
|Posted By:||Webmaster Web|
|Date Posted:||Tue, 1 Feb 2022|
The federation’s 2022 annual lifetime achievement medal for services to chess as an administrator has been awarded to its former Secretary, Paul Glissan. Paul was Norths Chess Club President during 2008-2018 and guided organisation at the club of numerous major chess events, including two Australian Championships, two Australian Open Championships and Oceania Zonal and Seniors championships.
Under Paul’s presidency at Norths, several club members represented Australia in a variety of international events, won Australian championship titles and achieved two grandmaster and several other FIDE titles.
Paul served as Secretary of the ACF when the Council was based in Sydney in 1998.
Paul is an active member of Norths Chess and the current Senioirs Champion.