The Solomon Islands International tournament, which was quickly put together by Oceania Zone boss Gary Bekker, began yesterday in the SI capital of Honiara. There are four Aussies including my fellow blogger Shaun Press, FM Lee Jones, Kerry Stead and FM Brian Jones. For the tiny island nation, a tournament like this seems like a big deal. Hec, a couple of the Aussies even made it to today's front page of the local Solomon Star News.
Shaun should have daily coverage over on his blog. I'd link to the Solomon Island news item, but that website is so ridiculously slow that I won't bother.