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Cameron awarded 2019 Arlauskas Medal

Congratulations to Cameron McGowan who capped of a fantastic chess year with the Australian Chess Federation awarding him the prestigious 2019 ACF Arlauskas Medal for Junior Player of the Year.

In 2019 Cameron won the Australian U16 Junior Championship with 8.5 out of 9 and the NSW U18 Junior Championship with 8 out of 9.

In July Cameron had another excellent result tying for first with 5.5 out of 9 in the NSW State Championship, but unfortunately missed out on the title after a play off with Jack Rodgers. 

Recently Cameron also won the Rooty Hill Chess Club Championship with the maximum score of 8 out of 8 plus a win on forfeit. 

2019 Handicap lightning 5 min – Jan 13

Final Standings and Cross Table – Monday 13 January

Joint winners: Jordan (Handicap of 2 pts) and Winston (Handicap of 3.5 pts)

No Name          ACF Total  1    2   3   4   5   6   7    8   9  10  11  12  13 
 
 1 J. Brown      1861 11   12W  13W  6W  4D 11W  7W  3W   2W  9W  2L  0W  3W  2D
 2 W, Zhao Chen  1544 9.5  16W   6L  3W  1L  8W 14W  7W   1L  4W  1W  3W  0W  1D
 3 Z. Komer           7    0W    4L  2L 18W 13W 10W   1L  9W  5W  0W  2L  1L  0 
 4 P. Cassettari 1775 6    14W   3W 11D  1D  7L  6W  10W 18W  2L  0   0   0   0  
 5 M. Lakeland   1771 4.5   0    0  15W  9W  6L 12D  18W  8W  3L  0   0   0   0
 6 L. Tenoriodo  1830 4     9W   2W  1L 10W  5W  4L   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
 7 J. Yao        1702 4     0   16W 12W  8W  4W  1L   2L  0   0   0   0   0   0
 8 E. Quesada    1533 4    17W  10L  9W  7L  2L 16W  14W  5L  0   0   0   0   0
 9 M. Rostamiw   1324 4     6L  14W  8L  5L 18W  0W  12W  3L  1L  0   0   0   0 
10 J. Adams n    1526 3.5  11D   8W 13W  6L 12W  3L   4L  0   0   0   0   0   0 
11 E. Plaza      1874 3    10D  17W  4D  2W  1L  0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0
12 B. Herreros   1451 2.5   1L  15W  7L 16W 10L  5D   9L  0   0   0   0   0   0
13 E. Ombina     1605 2    15W   1L 10L 14W  3L  0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0
14 A. Goldsmith  1248 2     4L   9L 18W 13L  0W  2L   8L  0   0   0   0   0   0  
15 P. Tomlinson   610 2    13L  12L  5L  0W 16L 18W   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
16 C. Pemberton       2     2L   7L  0W 12L 15W  8L   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
17 M. Buzad      1940 0     8L  11L  0   0   0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0
18 L. Inglis          0     0    0  14L  3L  9L 15L   5L  4L  0   0   0   0   0

2019 Allegro Swiss – Jan 6

Final Standings and Cross Table – Monday 6 January

No Name               ACF  Total  1    2    3    4    5    6
 
 1 Rahman,Tarek       1948  5.0  +B16 +W11 -B4  +W7  +B6  +W3   
 2 Pigram,Daniel      2177  5.0  +B12 -W5  +B11 +W8  +B3  +W4 ​
 3 Marner,Gavin       2067  4.0  +W14 +B7  +B5  +W4  -W2  -B1   ​
 4 Vincent,Alaina     1986  4.0  +B13 +B6  +W1  -B3  +W5  -B2   ​
 5 Plaza,Erwin        1874  3.5  +B15 +B2  -W3  +W12 -B4  =W8    ​
 6 Buza,Muhamed       1940  3.5  +B10 -W4  =B12 +W9  -W1  +B11  ​
 7 Zhao Chen,Winston  1544  3.5  +B8  -W3  +W13  –B1  =W11 +B16 ​
 8 Cassettari,Peter   1875  3.0  -W7  +B10 +W14 -B2  =W9  =B5       ​
 9 Brown,Jordan       1861  3.0  -W11 =B13 +W10 -B6  =B8  +W12    ​
10 Soliman,Soliman    1584  3.0  -W6  -W8  -B9  +W16 +B15 +B14  
11 Zeid,Komer               2.5  +B9  -B1  -W2  +W13 =B7  -W6      
12 Tenorio,Leonardo   1830  2.5  -W2  +B15 =W6  -B5  +W14 -B9 ​
13 Adams,Jonathan     1526  2.5  -W4  =W9  -B7  -B11 +W16 +B15  ​
14 Smit,George        1765  1.5  -B3  +W16 -B8  =W15 -B12 -W10   ​
15 Goldsmith,Allan    1248  1.5  -W5  -W12 +B16 =B14 -W10 -W13 ​
16 Vincent,Alvin       218  0.0  -W1  -B14 -W15 -B10 -B13 -W7