The West Australian Chess Column

By David Ellis


Please click on the links below to view David Ellis's weekly Chess Column in the West Australian Newspaper.



2018
05 Jan 12 Jan 19 Jan 26 Jan
02 Feb 09 Feb 16 Feb 23 Feb
02 Mar 09 Mar 16 Mar 23 Mar
06 Apr 13 Apr 20 Apr 27 Apr
04 May 11 May 18 May 25 May
01 Jun 08 Jun 15 Jun 22 Jun 29 Jun
06 Jul 13 Jul 20 Jul 27 Jul
03 Aug 10 Aug 17 Aug 24 Aug 31 Aug
07 Sep 14 Sep 21 Sep 28 Sep
05 Oct 12 Oct 19 Oct 26 Oct
02 Nov 09 Nov 16 Nov 23 Nov 30 Nov
08 Dec 15 Dec

Please note:

There was no Chess Column for 30 Mar 2018 (Good Friday) as no West Australian Newspaper was published on that day.


2017
06 Jan 13 Jan 20 Jan 27 Jan
03 Feb 10 Feb 17 Feb 24 Feb
03 Mar 10 Mar 17 Mar 24 Mar 31 Mar
07 Apr 21 Apr 28 Apr
05 May 12 May 19 May 26 May
02 Jun 09 Jun 16 Jun 23 Jun 30 Jun
07 Jul 14 Jul 21 Jul 28 Jul
04 Aug 11 Aug 18 Aug 25 Aug
01 Sep 08 Sep 15 Sep 22 Sep 29 Sep
06 Oct 13 Oct 20 Oct 27 Oct
03 Nov 10 Nov 17 Nov 24 Nov
01 Dec 08 Dec 15 Dec 22 Dec 29 Dec

Please note:

There was no Chess Column for 14 Apr 2017 (Good Friday) as no West Australian Newspaper was published on that day.


2016
01 Jan 08 Jan 15 Jan 22 Jan 29 Jan
05 Feb 12 Feb 19 Feb 26 Feb
04 Mar 11 Mar 18 Mar
01 Apr 08 Apr 15 Apr 22 Apr 29 Apr
06 May 13 May 20 May 27 May
03 Jun 10 Jun 17 Jun 24 Jun
01 Jul 08 Jul 15 Jul 22 Jul 29 Jul
05 Aug 12 Aug 19 Aug 26 Aug
02 Sep 09 Sep 16 Sep 23 Sep 30 Sep
07 Oct 14 Oct 21 Oct 28 Oct
04 Nov 11 Nov 18 Nov 25 Nov
02 Dec 09 Dec 16 Dec 23 Dec 30 Dec

Please note:

There was no Chess Column for 25 Mar 2016 (Good Friday) as no West Australian Newspaper was published on that day.


2015
02 Jan 09 Jan 16 Jan 23 Jan 30 Jan
06 Feb 13 Feb 20 Feb 27 Feb
06 Mar 13 Mar 20 Mar 27 Mar
10 Apr 17 Apr 24 Apr
01 May 08 May 15 May 22 May 29 May
05 Jun 12 Jun 19 Jun 26 Jun
03 Jul 10 Jul 17 Jul 24 Jul 31 Jul
07 Aug 14 Aug 21 Aug 28 Aug
04 Sep 11 Sep 18 Sep 25 Sep
02 Oct 09 Oct 16 Oct 23 Oct 30 Oct
06 Nov 13 Nov 20 Nov 27 Nov
04 Dec 11 Dec 18 Dec

Please note:

There was no Chess Column for 03 Apr 2015 (Good Friday) and 25 Dec 2015 (Christmas Day) as no West Australian Newspaper was published on that day.


2014
03 Jan 10 Jan 17 Jan 24 Jan 31 Jan
07 Feb 14 Feb 21 Feb 28 Feb
07 Mar 14 Mar 21 Mar 28 Mar
04 Apr 11 Apr 25 Apr
02 May 09 May 16 May 23 May 30 May
06 Jun 13 Jun 20 Jun 27 Jun
04 Jul 11 Jul 18 Jul 25 Jul
01 Aug 08 Aug 15 Aug 22 Aug 29 Aug
05 Sep 12 Sep 19 Sep 26 Sep
03 Oct 10 Oct 17 Oct 24 Oct 31 Oct
07 Nov 14 Nov 21 Nov 28 Nov
05 Dec 12 Dec 19 Dec 26 Dec

Please note:

There was no Chess Column for 18 Apr 2014 (Good Friday) as no West Australian Newspaper was published on that day.


2013
04 Jan 11 Jan 18 Jan 25 Jan
01 Feb 08 Feb 15 Feb 22 Feb
01 Mar 08 Mar 15 Mar 22 Mar
05 Apr 12 Apr 19 Apr 26 Apr
03 May 10 May 17 May 24 May 31 May
07 Jun 14 Jun 21 Jun 28 Jun
05 Jul 12 Jul 19 Jul 26 Jul
02 Aug 09 Aug 16 Aug 23 Aug 30 Aug
06 Sep 13 Sep 20 Sep 27 Sep
04 Oct 11 Oct 18 Oct 25 Oct
01 Nov 08 Nov 15 Nov 22 Nov 29 Nov
06 Dec 13 Dec 20 Dec 27 Dec

Please note:

There was no Chess Column for 29 Mar 2013 (Good Friday) as no West Australian Newspaper was published on that day.


2012
06 Jan 13 Jan 20 Jan 27 Jan
03 Feb 10 Feb 17 Feb 24 Feb
02 Mar 09 Mar 16 Mar 23 Mar 30 Mar
13 Apr 20 Apr 27 Apr
04 May 11 May 18 May 25 May
01 Jun 08 Jun 15 Jun 22 Jun 29 Jun
06 Jul 13 Jul 20 Jul 27 Jul
03 Aug 10 Aug 17 Aug 24 Aug 31 Aug
07 Sep 14 Sep 21 Sep 28 Sep
05 Oct 12 Oct 19 Oct 26 Oct
02 Nov 09 Nov 16 Nov 23 Nov 30 Nov
07 Dec 14 Dec 21 Dec 28 Dec

Please note:

There was no Chess Column for 6 Apr 2012 (Good Friday) as no West Australian Newspaper was published on that day.


2011
07 Jan 14 Jan 21 Jan 28 Jan
04 Feb 11 Feb 18 Feb 25 Feb
04 Mar 11 Mar 18 Mar 25 Mar
01 Apr 08 Apr 15 Apr 29 Apr
06 May 13 May 20 May 27 May
10 Jun 17 Jun 24 Jun
01 Jul 08 Jul 15 Jul 22 Jul 29 Jul
05 Aug 12 Aug 19 Aug 26 Aug
02 Sep 09 Sep 16 Sep 23 Sep 30 Sep
07 Oct 14 Oct 21 Oct 28 Oct
04 Nov 11 Nov 18 Nov 25 Nov
02 Dec 09 Dec 16 Dec 23 Dec 30 Dec

Please note:

There was no Chess Column for 22 Apr 2011 (Good Friday) as no West Australian Newspaper was published on that day.


2010
01 Jan 08 Jan 15 Jan 22 Jan 29 Jan
05 Feb 12 Feb 19 Feb 26 Feb
05 Mar 12 Mar 19 Mar 26 Mar
09 Apr 16 Apr 23 Apr 30 Apr
07 May 14 May 21 May 28 May
04 Jun 11 Jun 18 Jun 25 Jun
02 Jul 09 Jul 16 Jul 23 Jul 30 Jul
06 Aug 13 Aug 20 Aug 27 Aug
03 Sep 10 Sep 17 Sep 24 Sep
01 Oct 08 Oct 15 Oct 22 Oct 29 Oct
05 Nov 12 Nov 19 Nov 26 Nov
03 Dec 10 Dec 17 Dec with
Supplement
24 Dec 31 Dec

Please note:

There was no Chess Column for 02 Apr 2010 (Good Friday) as no West Australian Newspaper was published on that day.


2009
02 Jan 09 Jan 16 Jan 23 Jan 30 Jan
06 Feb 13 Feb 20 Feb 27 Feb
06 Mar 13 Mar 20 Mar 27 Mar
03 Apr 17 Apr 24 Apr
01 May 08 May 15 May 22 May 29 May
05 Jun 12 Jun 19 Jun 26 Jun
03 Jul 10 Jul 17 Jul 24 Jul 31 Jul
07 Aug 14 Aug 21 Aug 28 Aug
04 Sep 11 Sep 18 Sep 25 Sep
02 Oct 09 Oct 16 Oct 23 Oct 30 Oct
06 Nov 13 Nov 20 Nov 27 Nov
04 Dec 11 Dec 18 Dec

Please note:

There was no Chess Column for 10 Apr 2009 (Good Friday) & 25 Dec 2009 (Christmas) as no West Australian Newspaper was published on those days.


2008
04 Jan 11 Jan 18 Jan 25 Jan
01 Feb 08 Feb 15 Feb 22 Feb 29 Feb
07 Mar 14 Mar 28 Mar
04 Apr 11 Apr 18 Apr 25 Apr
02 May 09 May 16 May 23 May 30 May
06 Jun 13 Jun 20 Jun 27 Jun
04 Jul 11 Jul 18 Jul 25 Jul
01 Aug 08 Aug 15 Aug 22 Aug 29 Aug
05 Sep 12 Sep 19 Sep 26 Sep
03 Oct 10 Oct 17 Oct 24 Oct 31 Oct
07 Nov 14 Nov 21 Nov 28 Nov
05 Dec 12 Dec 19 Dec 26 Dec

Please note:

There was no Chess Column for 21 Mar 2008 because being Good Friday there was no West Australian published on that day.


2007
06 Jan 13 Jan 20 Jan 27 Jan
03 Feb 10 Feb 17 Feb 24 Feb
03 Mar 10 Mar 17 Mar 24 Mar 31 Mar
07 Apr 14 Apr 21 Apr 28 Apr
05 May 12 May 19 May 26 May
02 Jun 09 Jun 16 Jun 23 Jun 30 Jun
07 Jul 14 Jul 21 Jul 28 Jul
04 Aug 10 Aug * 17 Aug 24 Aug 31 Aug
07 Sep 14 Sep 21 Sep 28 Sep
05 Oct 12 Oct 19 Oct 26 Oct
02 Nov 09 Nov 16 Nov 23 Nov 30 Nov
07 Dec 14 Dec 21 Dec 28 Dec

Please note:

* The Chess Column for 11 Aug 2007 was published a day early on 10 Aug 2007, as the Chess Column is now to be published in Fridays paper instead of Saturdays.


2006
07 Jan 14 Jan 28 Jan *
04 Feb 18 Feb ** 25 Feb
04 Mar 11 Mar 18 Mar 25 Mar
01 Apr 08 Apr 15 Apr 22 Apr 29 Apr
06 May 13 May 20 May 27 May
03 Jun 10 Jun 17 Jun 24 Jun
01 Jul 08 Jul 15 Jul 22 Jul 29 Jul
05 Aug 12 Aug 19 Aug 26 Aug
02 Sep 09 Sep 16 Sep 23 Sep 30 Sep
07 Oct 14 Oct 21 Oct 28 Oct
04 Nov 11 Nov 18 Nov 25 Nov
02 Dec 09 Dec 16 Dec 23 Dec 30 Dec

Please note:

* The Chess Column for 21 Jan 2006 was not published on 21 Jan but was published on 28 Jan.

** The Chess Column for 11 Feb 2006 was not published on 11 Feb but was published on 18 Feb.


2005
01 Jan 08 Jan 15 Jan 22 Jan 29 Jan
05 Feb 12 Feb 19 Feb 26 Feb
05 Mar 12 Mar 19 Mar 26 Mar
02 Apr 09 Apr 16 Apr 23 Apr 30 Apr
07 May 14 May 21 May 28 May
04 Jun 11 Jun 18 Jun 25 Jun
02 Jul 09 Jul 16 Jul 23 Jul 30 Jul
06 Aug 13 Aug 20 Aug 27 Aug
03 Sep 10 Sep 17 Sep 24 Sep
01 Oct 08 Oct 15 Oct 22 Oct 29 Oct
05 Nov 12 Nov 19 Nov 26 Nov
03 Dec 10 Dec 17 Dec 24 Dec 31 Dec


2004
03 Jan 10 Jan 17 Jan 24 Jan 31 Jan
07 Feb 14 Feb 21 Feb 28 Feb  
06 Mar 13 Mar 20 Mar 27 Mar  
03 Apr 10 Apr 17 Apr 24 Apr
01 May 08 May 15 May 22 May 29 May
05 Jun 12 Jun 19 Jun 26 Jun  
03 Jul 10 Jul 17 Jul 24 Jul 31 Jul
07 Aug 14 Aug 21 Aug 28 Aug  
04 Sep 11 Sep 18 Sep 25 Sep  
02 Oct 09 Oct 16 Oct 23 Oct 30 Oct
06 Nov 13 Nov 20 Nov 27 Nov  
04 Dec 11 Dec 18 Dec 24 Dec  


2003
01 Nov 08 Nov 15 Nov 22 Nov 29 Nov
06 Dec 13 Dec 20 Dec 27 Dec