Chess Association of Western Australia


2017 Harris/Edwardes Trophy

The 2017 Harris Edwardes competition received a total of ten team entries and was held at the North Woodvale Primary School over two Sunday afternoons - 30 July and 6 August. This is the largest participation in many years. Four teams entered the Open, two teams in the B division and four teams in the C division. The same format was used again from the previous year with some minor changes. All players played exactly four games over the two weekends. The results are included in tables at the end of the report. These tables show all the participants in each team.

In the Open division teams participated from Metro, Perth and Southern Suburbs(two teams). With four teams it was possible to play the event in the traditional format with round robin preliminary matches then a final round to determine final placings. Congratulations to the Southern Suburbs A1 team for convincingly winning both the preliminary rounds and the final match.

In the B Division teams participated from Perth and Southern Suburbs.. The format for this competition consisted of 4 matches with players having a game against each player in the opposing team. Congratulations to the Southern Suburbs team for their win over Perth. The competition was decided on total game score and Southern Suburbs won the event with 11.5 from 16.

In the C Division teams participated from Kingsley Juniors, Perth and Southern Suburbs. The format the traditional format with round robin preliminary matches then a final round to determine final placings. Congratulations to the Southern Suburbs C1 team for their win over Southern Suburbs.

Congratulations to all the winning teams from Souther Suburbs and thank you to all those players that organised teams and participated to the smooth running of the competition. Trophies will be awarded after the Christmas Lightning event on December 17th.

Report provided by Gordon Dunlop.



Harris Edwardes 2017 Final Standings


Open        Preliminary rounds

 Team Match Points Game Points Place
 Metro 1.5 6.0 2
 Perth A 1.5 4.5 3
 Southern Suburbs A1 3.0 10.0 1
 Southern Suburbs A2 0.0 3.5 4

Finals
Southern Suburbs A1 defeated Metro 3.5 - 0.5 for 1st & 2nd place
Perth A defeated Southern Suburbs A2 2.5 - 1.5 for 3rd & 4th place


Under 1900

 Team (Game points) Rnd 1 Rnd 2 Rnd 3 Rnd 4 Total Place
 Perth B 1.0 2.5 0.5 0.5 4.5 2
 Southern Suburbs B1 3.0 1.5 3.5 3.5 11.5 1


Under 1500

 Team Match Points Game Points Place
 Kingsley Juniors 0.5 4 4
 Perth C 1.0 5 3
 Southern Suburbs C1 3.0 10 1
 Southern Suburbs C2 1.5 5 2

Finals
Southern Suburbs A1 defeated Southern Suburbs A2 4.0 - 0.0 for 1st & 2nd place
Perth A drew Kingsley Juniors 2.0 - 2.0 for 3rd & 4th place


2017 Harris Edwardes Game Results