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.

Club Championship 
Championship: 1st Max Illingworth; 2nd Jason Hu; 3rd Michael Morris
Candidates: 1st Stephen Ireland; =2nd Patrick Champion and Max Mikkelson
Division A: =1st Pertti Sirkka and Paul Glissan (Pertti wins division on tie-break); =3rd Michael Gong
Division B: 1st Frank Low; =2nd Dale Tweedie, Stephen Forrest, David James, Shane Dibley and Chris Sparks
Division C: 1st Adam Mazay; 2nd Michael Roh; 3rd Ivan Case
Division D: 1st Timothy Leong; 2nd Ralph Shaw; =3rd Andrew Johnson, David Cook, Hans Schwandl, Norman Greenwood, Andrew Coey and Gary Armstrong
Division E: = 1st Scott O’Callaghan and Jonas Sze-To (Scott wins division on tie-break); 3rd Toby Huey

CLICK HERE for detailed results

Purdy Memorial

Soumya Thakurta won the 2016 John Purdy Memorial Trophy. CLICK HERE to see all the prizewinners and results.

Norths Rapid

Congratulations to the placegetters:
1st: Jason Hu
=2nd: Thomas Xuan and Frank Hutchings
U2000 - 1700: Peter Abbott
U1700 - 1400: Michael Gong
U1400: Andy Coey 

Norths Seniors

Congratulations 2016 Seniors Champion Pertti Sirkka and other placegetters.
=1st: Pertti Sirkka and Frank Hutchings (Pertti takes the title on tiebreak)
=3rd: Ian Dickson and Gary Armstrong
Best U1600-1400: Frank Low, Hans Schwandl and Ivan Case
Best U1400: Robert Laurie, Bob Quek and Tim Singleton

CLICK HERE for detailed results.

Winter Swiss

Congratulations to Soumya Thakurta for winning the competition. See CLICK HERE for detailed results.

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.