What a wonderful Melbourne Cup day with nearly 50 entrants at the Rapid Chess tournament! This event was proudly sponsored by Ruby Vo from Area Specialist.

Special thanks to NM John governing the tournament as the chief arbiter and to Lachlan for organising the pairings.

Congratulations to all the winners:

 1st Emanoil Caita Mindra 8 points

 2nd Rahmutulla Lalizad 7 points three way tie
 2nd Edwin Evaristo 7 points
 2nd Deethya Sai Katakam 7 points

 3rd Goran Ilic 7 points two way tie
 3rd Nolan Lin 7 points

 4th Khadem Jahid 6 points three way tie
 4th Abdul Aziz 6 points
 4th Sarvang Jalan 6 points

Lightning Single Hand Challenge

Lucky hamper raffle winner Jordan Ly and mum Vivian