Congratulations to our winners and placegetters:

Open

Australian Open Chess Champion 2011 (on tie-break): George Xie IM

=1st: George Xie IM, Zong-Yuan Zhao GM. Moulthun Ly
=4th:Vladimir Smirnov FM, Andrew Brown
=6th: Junta Ikeda FM, Greg Canfell FM, Vladimir Feldman IM; Blair Mandla, John Papantoniou
U2100: Blair Mandla
U2000: John Papantoniou
U1900: George Lester
U1800: Patrick Champion
U1700: Ari Dale
Senior: Douglas Hamilton FM
Woman: Irina Berezina-Feldman IM
Brilliancy prize: Shane Dibley for his win over Oscar Wang (game 32 of the Open pgn)

Minor

=1st: Dennis Wan, Megan Setiabudi
3rd: John Alkin
=4th: Martin Jack, Cedric Koh, Rex Simmonds, Patrick Beahan, Terence Wall
=U1400: Patrick Beahan, Terence Wall
U1300: Eric Shi
Brilliancy prize: Frank Low for his win over Mark Stokes (game 94 of the Minor pgn)

norths Classic

1st: Sarwat Rewais
2nd: David Lovejoy
=3rd Dawen Shi, Stephen Garner, Jerry Xu, Jonathan Ren

Lightning

1st: Moulthun Ly
2nd: Max Illingworth
3rd: George Xie
=4th Stanislav Berezovski, Jonny Bolens, Blair Mandla
U1800: John Redgrave
U1600: Mat-Arif Zulkifi
U1400: Eric Shi