Notice of Annual General Meeting

FIJI CHESS FEDERATION
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

NOTICE

Date: March 18, 2017.
Time: 4.00 pm.
Location: Kshatriya Hall, Suva.

Agenda:

  1. Quorum
  2. Minutes
  3. President’s Report
  4. Treasurer’s Report
  5. Elections
  6. Chess Awards
  7. Appeal – Frederick Sukhu
  8. Appeal – Prashil Prakash

Notes:

  1. The FCF website contains useful information, such as the constitution,  membership guide, and members list.
  2. The FCF official email address is office@fijichess.com.
  3. The Electoral Regulations printed on Page 14 of the Constitution provide details of the Presidential Ticket and Other Elections.  Nominations must be sent to the General Secretary 14 days before the date of the AGM.

Authorised By:

Mr Manoj Kumar
Deputy President

Issued By:

Mr Asheel Singh
General Secretary

Date of Issue: 
February 24, 2017

Kundan Singh Open and Brijlal Open

The Fiji Chess Federation has confirmed the details for the first two tournaments of the year.

36th Kundan Singh Open

Date: Sunday, February 26, 2017.
Venue: Kshatriya Hall, Suva.
Time: 8.30am – 3.00pm.
Format: 5-round swiss / FIDE Rapid rated
Entry Fees: $5 for under-20 participants, $10 for others.
Registration: Compulsory – Before 4.00pm on Friday 24/02/17.  Email office@fijichess.com or message on Facebook.  Prizes & Categories will be published as soon as possible after registration ends.

20th Brijlal Open

Date: Sunday, March 19, 2017.
Venue: Kshatriya Hall, Suva.
Time: 8.30am – 3.00pm.
Format: 5-round swiss / FIDE Rapid rated
Entry Fees: $5 for under-20 participants, $10 for others.
Registration: Compulsory – Before 4.00pm on Friday 17/03/17.  Email office@fijichess.com or message on Facebook.  Prizes & Categories will be published as soon as possible after registration ends.

Mixed results for Fiji at Oceania zonal

The 2017 Oceania Zonal tournament got underway in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday.

The opening ceremony of the biennial event was officiated by New Zealand parliamentarian Jamie-Lee Ross and observed a minute of silence for Fijian chess prodigy Russell John Simpson Taloga who lost his life in a tragic swimming incident earlier this week. Continue reading

FCF mourns loss

FIJI TIMES: January 13, 2017 – ZEN Borg, a national chess representative who was to have left for New Zealand with Russell Taloga is today only reminiscing their chess days.

Borg, a former Yat Sen Secondary School student, now a student of the University of the South Pacific, has had chances to play chess with Taloga who became the first 2017 drowning victim in the country last weekend. Continue reading

Chess trio booked for Oceania qualifier

Yat Sen student Russell Taloga and USP student Zen Borg will join Candidate Master Manoj Kumar at the 2017 Oceania Zonal Tournament in New Zealand next week.

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(Clockwise from Left) Zen Borg, Manoj Kumar and Russell Taloga had their final training session last week and will depart for Auckland on Friday.

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