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Hobart Winter Gamesfest (part of DICon) day

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The HICC at Winter Gamefest

The Hobart International Chess Club will be making an appearance at the Hobart Winter Gamesfest, part of the Devil's Island Convention.

 The fifth annual Hobart Winter Gamesfest will be hosted by the Hobart Games Society Inc. (HoGS) and Area 52 on the weekend of 8th and 9th of August 2015, as part of  the second annual Devil’s Island Con (DICon). 

Devil’s Island Con will incorporate a number of gaming-related events organised by both Area 52 and HoGS. 

This year the HICC will be hosting a stall at the Winter Gamesfest and have a number of demonstrations and challenges for the whole family to enjoy!

HICC Events

Saturday the 8th of August - Doors open at 10am

  • 10:30 to 11am - Chess 960 Demo
  • 12:30 to 1pm - Horde Chess Demo
  • 2 to 3pm - Simultaneous chess challenge (1 HICC player playing 4 people at once, will they be up for it?)
  • 5 to 8pm - One on one challenge (an opportunity for you to play one on one with an HICC representative and receive some coaching and information.  Each session is 15 minutes and will include 1 or 2 games and comments)

Other Events

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