Thursday, September 10, 2009

2nd Lake Woodcroft Chess Festival

My old mate Leo Tenorio sent me this message today. He's got a new event happening.

On September 26, 2009 the Woodcroft community will be having its annual Lake Woodcroft festival. Thus, the Woodcroft Festival Committe in coordination of the Rooty Hill RSL Chess Club is organising the 2nd chess tournament as part of the annual festivities at Lake Woodcroft. Same as last year, the tournament's format is swiss system and the rate of play is 15 minutes each (Allegro) The tournament fee is only $10.00. The prize is the biggest in Australia as far as allegro tournament is concerned.

Venue is the Woodcroft Neighbourhood Centre, Woodcroft Drive, Woodcroft NSW. Registration is 10:00 am. Round 1 starts at 10:30 am. For more details of the tournament, please visit our website.

For those players travelling by train and coming from the Parramatta area, get off at Doonside station and exit to the right. Likewise, those coming from the Penrith area, get off at Doonside station and exit to the left.

If you are not familiar with the place and wish to be picked up from the station, just let us know so that a courtesy car will be coming to pick you up.

In case you're like me and have no idea where Woodcroft is, then this link to Google Maps might help.

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