Current MCC Grand Prix leaders
Open Chew / Puccini (27 points)
U1800 Bekker (25 points)
U1500 Tanya Kolak (15.5 points)
Past winners
2012 IM Rujevic, Beaumont, Fry/Addamo, Wyss/Harris, Chew
2011 IM Morris/FM Dragicevic, Kovacevic, Ogden
2010 Urban, A. Dale, Bekker

Historical cross tables
Prize pool estimate *
The following prizes are based on paying entries:

* the prize pool is calculated based on a formula which depends on actual costs and entries.

Bob Brooking Round Robins

Full 9 rounds of quality chess in one weekender. What else is there to do on Melbourne Cup long weekend? Please note that if you have work/school on Monday then you are entitled to two half point byes.

Dates: November 18th - December 16th (weekly on Monday evening)
Organiser: Grant Szuveges
Arbiter: Kerry Stead (0412-862-630, kerry.stead@bigpond.com)
Rounds: 5 round, round robins
MCC Grand Prix: 5 points
Time control: 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move
Entry fees: $60 ($50 concession and u/18) less $10 MCC members. GMs and IMs are free and club member FMs are free.
Brilliancy prize: $40 voucher from MCC bookshop (see 2013 winners).
Notes: Half hour forfeit time.
Results/draw: On Chess Chat tournament discussion - click here.
Links: Current entry list
Advice on parking
Facebook event
Round 1: Monday Nov 18, 7pm
Round 2: Monday Nov 25, 7pm
Round 3: Monday Dec 2, 7pm
Round 4: Monday Dec 9, 7pm
Round 5: Monday Dec 16, 7pm

By cash, cheque or direct debit:
Bendigo Bank, Carlton
Branch BSB: 633 000
Account Number: 132887126
Account Name: Melbourne Chess Club Inc.
If paying by direct debit, please email melbchessclub@gmail.com stating your name, the amount paid and the date you paid.
Paying on the day is fine.

How to enter

You can enter online by completing our Online Tournament Entry. No need to pay now, either on the day in cash or before the tournament with electronic transfer.

It is much better to enter early because your entry will encourage others to enter and the bigger the tournament the more prizes we can offer. It is ok if you decide later to withdraw, but please let us know.

If the online entry form does not work for you then please let us know on Chess Chat, Facebook, send an email to the Club President, tournament organiser, or arbiter or email to the club email address melbchessclub@gmail.com.

Make sure your name appears on the list below within a couple of days.

If you decide you want to do the competition within 24 hours of the first round, then please call either the organiser or arbiter, or turn up half an hour before the tournament starts.

List of entries

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Last nameFirst nameACFTitle
Last nameFirst nameACFTitle
Wallis Chris 2358 FM 
Penrose Justin 1975  
Lacey David 1931  
O'Molloy Eamonn 1926 (FIDE)  
Kovacevic Paul 1831  
Bekker Gary 1806 CM 
Dale Finley 1583  
McCart Roger 1572  
Jago Stephen 1571  
Krishnamurthy Mukesh 1491  
Yang Ray 1460  
Fan Jenny 1320  
Frayle Ben 1241  
Kolak Tanya 1231  
Snow Richard 0552  
Taylor Stephen   
Toth John   
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