Archive for July, 1997

Anastasia Clendinnen – Kerry Tse
Girls’lnterschool, 1997

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 Black plays the knight to f6 to counter
attack the White pawn at e4 rather than protect e5 with
2 … Nc6. This is called the Petroff Defence.

Archive for July, 1997

One up and coming journalist has stepped forward and written a short article for the VJCL Newsletter. Keep your eyes open in the papers for her name, 13-year-old Catherine¬† Kladakis was the winner of the “Herald-Sun” Junior Journalist competition with an article about David Cordover.

Archive for July, 1997

Many people have been asking me tricky questions about the ratings system. It is not just a random number which I pull from thin air that determines your strength, but rather a complex statistical formula. And for those of you who can’t even pronounce what I just wrote, then you need not read on.

Archive for July, 1997

Vic Junior chess masters