39th Begonia Open 2005

D Smerdon (Vic)

An impression of the tournament from Trevor Stanning


Smerdon wins Ballarat Begonia tournament: Ballarat Chess Club Inc held the famous tournament over the Victorian Labour Day weekend from 12 to 14 March 2005. The prize pool was $3,350 with first prize of $1,000 and three rating groups under 2000 each with $450 up for grabs. The event was a category 3 Grand Prix tourney.