This year the club teams lightning competition was held on Sunday 28 March at the Chess Centre Kings Hotel. 7 teams consisting of 21 players competed. To begin the event, a round robin all play all was held before lunch followed by a 4 round swiss. The teams consisted of:
Midland Maestros (T. Hare, J. Lakner, R. Maris)
Metronix (A. Hardegen, R. Shaw & N. Maris)
The Dirty Forkers (R. Johnstone, G. Dunlop & T. Lockwood)
Midland Patzers (J. Fedec, S. Payne & A. Filose)
Perth Chess Club (A. Patron, A. Janceski & M. Saxon)
Hale Marauders (M. Bausok, N. Kabik & M. Arnold)
Hungry Pawns (N. Rozells, G. Booth & M. Haselgrove)
Team Name Score 1. Midland Maestros 8 2. Perth Chess Club 6 3. Metronix 5.5 4. Midland Patzers 5 5. Hungry Pawns 5 6. The Dirty Forkers 4 7. Hale Marauders 1
Midland Maestros 2.5 - 0.5 Metronix Perth Chess Club 1.0 - 2.0 Midland Patzers Hungry Pawns 3.0 - 0.0 Hale Marauders
Winning Team overall (name on shield): Midland Maestros
A chess clock for the winning team in each division : Midland Maestros, Midland Patzers & Hungry Pawns.
First win in round 1: Sophie Payne
Fastest win: R. Shaw (1 min 4 sec)
Biggest upset: M. Bausok (unr) beating G. Dunlop.