Harris/Edwardes Trophy

2018 Harris/Edwardes Trophy

The 2018 Harris Interclub Competition was held at North Woodvale Primary School on Sundays 29th July and 5th August. The competition was very successful with 9 teams competing (44 players in total).

Division A (Open)

Division A (Open) was won by Southern Suburbs Chess Club. The winning team members were FM Tristan Boyd, Stephanus Kurniawan, Michael Horstmann, Andrew Hardegen (captain), Tim Hare, and Edward Calado.

The final standings were as follows:

Southern Suburbs A1: 13.0/16 
Southern Suburbs A2: 6.5/16 
Perth A: 4.5/16

Division B (all players rated below 1900 ACF)

Division B was won by Southern Suburbs Chess Club. The winning team members were Han Sen Kuan, Brent Geronimo, Dominador Andador, Ian McAteer (captain), and Sri Dharmapuri. This division was closely contested with both Southern Suburbs B1 and Perth B jointly leading with 7.5/12 going into the final round. However, Southern Suburbs B1 were able to score 4/4 in their final round games to secure a narrow victory.

The final standings were as follows:

Southern Suburbs B1: 11.5/16 
Perth B: 9.5/16 
Southern Suburbs B2: 3.0/16

Division C (all players rated below 1500 ACF)

Division C was won by Southern Suburbs Chess Club. The winning team members were Kundan Dharmapuri (captain), Stevica Milovanovic, Bernard Laugery, Harry Geronimo, Oscar Gao, and Brian Drake. Worthy of recognition were the performances from 8-year-old Oscar (4/4), 12-year-old Kundan (2.5/3) and 9-year-old Harry (2.5/4), who were the leading contributors in their team's triumph over the higher-rated Perth C1 team.

The final standings were as follows:

Southern Suburbs C: 11.5/16
Perth C1: 8.5/16
Perth C2: 4.0/16

Full individual results for all rounds are posted at: http://southernsuburbschessclub.org.au/2018-harris-shield.htm

Trophies for this year's competition will be presented at the annual CAWA Presentations on 16th December.

Congratulations to the winning teams from Southern Suburbs Chess Club and well done to all participants. Thank you to Alan Wolstencroft and Rob Maris from Perth Chess Club who arrived early on each day to open the venue and help set up, with Rob also serving alongside me as co-arbiter. Thank you also to the players whose conduct and patience ensured that the competition was able to run smoothly without incident, and to the many club members and team captains who helped to organise teams for this year's competition.

Report provided by Andrew Hardegen.

2018 Harris Edwardes Results Sheet

Previous Harris Shield Winners

58-59 Postal Institute 		1979 				1999  Fremantle 
59-60 Perth 			1980  Metropolitan		2000  Fremantle & Midland 
60-61 Perth 			1981  Metropolitan 		2001  Midland
61-62 Metropolitan 		1982  Metropolitan		2002  Midland  
62-63 Perth 			1983     	  		2003  Fremantle 
63-64 Metropolitan 		1984  Metropolitan		2004  No event
1965  Perth 			1985  Metropolitan 		2005  Midland		  
1966  Perth 			1986  Metropolitan		2006  Huntingdale  
1967  North Suburban 		1987  Metropolitan  		2007  No event  
1968  North Suburban 		1988  				2008  Huntingdale
1969  Metropolitan 		1989  		                2009  Huntingdale
1970  Metropolitan 		1990		 		2010  Metropolitan 
1971  Metropolitan 		1991  				2011  Huntingdale
1972  Metropolitan 		1992  Metropolitan		2012  Huntingdale
1973  North Suburban 		1993  St Brigids		2013  Huntingdale 		 
1974  University 		1994  SAKK 64	 		2014  Metropolitan
1975  				1995  Fremantle		        2015  Southern Suburbs
1976  Metropolitan 		1996  Midland			2016  Southern Suburbs                   
1977 				1997  Midland                   2017  Southern Suburbs			
1978  Metropolitan		1998  Fremantle                 2018  Southern Suburbs