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Welcome to the CAWA Website

Here you will find all the information you need regarding chess in Western Australia. The site primarily caters for registered CAWA chess players be they Senior or Junior. But if you are an unregistered player, casual player or even an interested visitor feel free to look around. Perhaps after viewing the CAWA site you may wish to join the CAWA. By becoming a member you are then eligible to participate in ratified tournaments and obtain an official rating.

We hope you enjoy the CAWA site and if you have any comments, corrections or questions please forward them to the CAWA web master:

email mike.mcgregor@cawa.org.au email





2018 APRIL CAWA NEWSLETTER (10/04/18)

CAWA Newsletter The April Edition of the CAWA Newsletter is now available.

Please enjoy!!!!

For those wishing to contribute anything to the next edition please send your submission to the Newsletter Editor: Mike McGregor by the 31st of May 2018.







2018 JUNIOR INTER-CLUB COMPETITION (25/03/18)

Junior Inter-Club The 2018 Junior Inter-Club competition was held on Saturday 17th March at North Woodvale Primary School.

Please click on the link below to view a report from organiser Evan Yeung.

2018 Junior Inter-Club Competition







2018 SOUTH WEST OPEN CANCELLED (22/03/18)

South West Open The 2018 South West Open was to be played on the weekend of 24 & 25 March in Mt Barker but now has been cancelled due to a lack of entrants.












2018 STATE ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSIP (22/03/18)

State Allegro The 2018 State Allegro Championship was played played at Leeming Primary School on the 18th of March.

Congratulations to the winner: IM Temur Kuybokarov

Full results can be found in the Calendar of Events or the Recent Results section.








2018 GUFELD CUP POSTPONED (16/03/18)

Gufeld Cup The 2018 Gufeld Cup was to be played on the Easter weekend - 1st & 2nd of April, but owing to unforseen circumstances has had to be postponed. New playing dates and venue for this event will be advertised when they become available.












2018 PERTH OPEN (20/02/18)

Perth Open The 2018 Perth Open was played played at Leeming Primary School on the 17th & 18th of February.

Congratulations to the winners: Ihsan Ferozkohi & Patrick Gong

Full results can be found in the Calendar of Events or the Recent Results section.










2018 AUSTRALIAN JUNIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS (23/01/18)

2018 Australian Junior Chess Championships The 2018 Australian Junior Chess Championships were held at the Swinburne University of Technology campus in Hawthorn, Victoria from the 13th to the 21st of January.

Congratulations to David Cannon (Vic) and Cassandra Lim (Vic) - 2018 Australian Junior Champion & 2018 Junior Girls' Champion respectively.


Western Australia was represented by many players in this year's Championships (scores below) with Yihe (Rebo) Fu claiming the Under 12 Open title and Brent Geronimo coming 2nd in the Under 14 Open.


WA players results:

U/8 Open: Yonal Devas (4.0/9)

U/10 Open: Harry Geronimo (6.0/9), Oscar Gao (5.5)

U/12 Open: Yihe (Rebo) Fu (8.5/9) - Australian Under 12 Champion, Harry Geronimo (6.0), Alex Pimenov (5.0), Isaac Quadros (1.5), Arivathiththan Aarivuchelvan (1.5)

U/14 Open: Brent Geronimo (7.5/9) - Runner-up Under 14 Open

U/16 Open: Ramudu Rathnayake (4.0/9)






2018 AUSTRALIAN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS (13/01/18)

2018 Australian Chess Championships The 2018 Australian Chess Championships were held at the Norths Chess Club in Sydney from the 2nd to the 12th of January.

The Championship was won by Max Illingworth (10.0/11), with Anton Smirnov (9.0) 2nd & Ari Dale (8.5) 3rd.

The Reserves was won by Nguyen Mai Chi Phan (9.0/11) with Willis Lo (8.5) 2nd.

The Classic was won by David Lovejoy (6.5/7) with Daniel Melamed (6.0) 2nd.

The Blitz was won by Brandon Clarke (10.5/11) with Moulthun Ly (9.5) (Australian Blitz Champion) 2nd.


Western Australia was represented by Ihsan Ferozkohi (5.0) & Andrew Hardegen (4.5) in the Championship and Richard Lilly (5.0) in the Reserves. Ihsan also participated in the Blitz Tournament and scored 7.0.


Ihsan Ferozkohi V Moulthun Ly (round 1)

Ihsan Ferozkohi V Moulthun Ly (round 1)
Samuel Asaka V Andrew Hardegen (round 9)

Samuel Asaka V Andrew Hardegen (round 9)






2018 CAWA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (03/01/18)

2018 CAWA AGM The 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Chess Association of WA will be held on Wednesday 31st January 2018 at North Woodvale Primary School (Corner of Trappers Drive and Chichester Drive) starting at 7:30 pm.

All CAWA members are encouraged to attend.

2018 CAWA AGM Agenda









2017 CAWA GRAND PRIX (24/12/17)

2017 CAWA Grand Prix Please click on the link below to obtain the final results from this year's CAWA Grand Prix, which were kindly provided by Grand Prix Organiser - David Ellis.

2017 CAWA Grand Prix Final Results











2017 CHRISTMAS LIGHTNING TOURNAMENT (18/12/17)

Christmas Lightning The last event for this year - the very popular Christmas Lightning Tournament was held on the 17th of December at Leeming Primary School.

Congratulations to the winner: Ihsan Ferozkohi

A nice report and results, provided by Gordon Dunlop, can be found in the Calendar of Events or the Recent Results section.











MOUNT LAWLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL AT THE NATIONAL SCHOOLS TEAMS CHAMPIONSHIP (18/12/17)

Mount Lawley Primary School Mount Lawley Primary School recently represented Western Australia in the Primary Open division at the Australian Schools Team Championship.

Please click on the links below for the results of their division and a nice report of their experience at the tournament.

https://www.nswjcl.org.au/ASTC/2017/ASTC_Results.htm

Mount Lawley Primary School Report






KENDENUP PRIMARY SCHOOL AT THE CHESSKIDS NATIONAL FINALS (18/12/17)

Kendenup Primary School Kendenup Primary School recently participated in Melbourne at the ChessKids National Finals Tournament.

Please click on the link below for a nice report of their experience at the tournament.

Kendenup Primary School Report







2018 CAWA CALENDAR OF EVENTS (07/12/17)

2018 CAWA Calendar The 2018 CAWA Calendar of Events has now been uploaded.

The calendar is correct at time of publication but may be subject to change in the future.













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Latest News

2018 April CAWA Newsletter

2018 Junior Inter-Club Competition

2018 South West Open Cancelled

2018 State Allegro Championship

2018 Gufeld Cup Postponed

2018 Perth Open

2018 Australian Junior Chess Championships

2018 Australian Chess Championships

2018 CAWA Annual General Meeting

2017 CAWA Grand Prix

2017 Christmas Lightning Tournament

Mount Lawley Primary School at the National Schools Teams Championship

Kendenup Primary School at the ChessKids National Finals

2018 CAWA Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events

16 to 19 Apr
2018 WA Junior Championships

19 Apr
2018 WA Junior Lightning Championships

17 May
2018 Metro CC Open Commences

20 May
2018 WA Chess Championship Commences




Recent Results

Previous tournament results can be found in Archives Section under the
Past Tournaments heading.

2018 Junior Inter-Club Competition

2018 State Allegro Championship

2018 Perth Open

2018 Australian Junior Chess Championships

2018 Australian Chess Championships