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Club Lightning Tournament

Entrants are divided into groups of about 8-10 players so that the groups are of even strength. The groups then play off. The leaders in each group advance to the final. The final should have approximately 6-9 players.

Participants have 5 minutes each for their games. This event is currently held after the Metro Open.

Aggregate points are awarded for performance in-group play.


2018 Club Lightning Tournament


For this year the Club Lightning was held as a Round Robin Tournament (11 rounds).


1st Place:

Ihsan Ferozkohi

2nd Place: Leon Taylor



Cross Table


 Pos ID  NAME                 Elo   T  Fed   Pts  |  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  10  11  12 
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  1   1  Ferozkohi,Ihsan      2249      WA  11.0  |  *   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1  
  2   2  Taylor,Leon M        1988      WA  10.0  |  0   *   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1  
  3   8  Crofts,Alex          1600      WA   7.0  |  0   0   *   1   1   1   1   1   0   0   1   1  
  4   6  Deheer,Alex          1624      WA   7.0  |  0   0   0   *   1   0   1   1   1   1   1   1  
  5   3  Dunlop,Gordon        1899      WA   6.0  |  0   0   0   0   *   1   0   1   1   1   1   1  
  6  10  De Jong,Sjef         1549      WA   5.0  |  0   0   0   1   0   *   1   1   0   1   0   1  
  7   9  Yeung,Evan           1576      WA   5.0  |  0   0   0   0   1   0   *   0   1   1   1   1  
  8  11  Barry,David          1523      WA   5.0  |  0   0   0   0   0   0   1   *   1   1   1   1  
  9   7  McLean,Doug          1618      WA   4.0  |  0   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   *   0   1   1  
 10   5  McGregor,Mike        1649      WA   4.0  |  0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   1   *   1   1  
 11  12  Taylor,Garry G       1487      WA   1.0  |  0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   *   0  
 12   4  Lintern,Melvyn       1702      WA   1.0  |  0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   *  






Previous Winners

 1969  R. Lilly  1989  M. Partis  2009  L. Taylor
 1970    1990  F. Kos  2010  Y. Choong
 1971  R. Butcher  1991  R. Butcher  2011  I. Ferozkohi
 1972    1992  S. Fitzpatrick  2012  I. Ferozkohi
 1973  A. Pope  1993  R. Lilly  2013  L. Taylor
 1974  A. Stewart  1994  A. Robles  2014  Y. Choong
 1975  K. Cornish, A. Stewart & D. Wallwork  1995  H. Saroinsong  2015  Y. Choong
 1976  R. Di Renzo  1996  H. Saroinsong  2016  I. Ferozkohi
 1977  M. Partis  1997  A. Haasse  2017  I. Ferozkohi
 1978  M. Partis  1998  H. Saroinsong  2018  I. Ferozkohi
 1979  P. Trachsel  1999  L. Taylor    
 1980  N. Khan & M. Segal  2000  A. Chin & A. Kuklinski    
 1981  D. McLean  2001  L. Taylor    
 1982  M. Partis & J. Simpson  2002  A. Haasse    
 1983  J. Simpson  2003  A. Haasse    
 1984  J. Simpson  2004  A. Haasse & L. Taylor    
 1985    2005  A. Haasse    
 1986    2006  A. Hardegen    
 1987    2007  A. Kuklinski    
 1988  R. Lilly  2008  M. Vlietstra