2017 MCC Greg Hjorth Open Weekender Enter Entries

Dates:   Friday November 3rd – Tuesday November 7th
 
Registerhttps://mcc.enter.services/2017-tournaments/greg-hjorth-open-weekender
 
Entrieshttps://mcc.enter.services/2017-tournaments/greg-hjorth-open-weekender-entries
 
Location:   Melbourne Chess Club - 66 Leicester St, Fitzroy

Organiser: Simon Dale (0407 834 027, scd@thecrag.com)
 
Arbiter: Alexej Khamatgaleev (melbchessclub@gmail.com)

Grand Prix: ACF Grand Prix Class 5

Format9 Round Swiss, ACF & FIDE rated
                                      
Time control:  90 minutes + 30 seconds per move
    (Half hour forfeit time from published start time)
 
Entry fees:  
   $90 Full Member, $80 Concession / Junior Member (add $15 for Non-Members)
   Club Member IMs & FMs free. IMs not resident in Victoria free.

   $5 early bird discount if paid before Wednesday 1st Nov.  

Timetable: 
    Round 1: Fri 3rd Nov, 7pm
    Round 2: Sat 4th
Nov, 10.30am
    Round 3: Sat
4th Nov, 3.30pm
    Round 4: Sun 5th
Nov, 10.30am
    Round 5: Sun
5th Nov, 3.30pm
    Round 6: Mon 6th
Nov, 10.30am
    Round 7: Mon
6th Nov, 3.30pm
    Round 8: Tue 7th Nov, 10.30am
    Round 9: Tue
7th Nov, 3.30pm 

Byes: Up to two half point byes for rounds 1-7.

Results/Pairings: On Chess Chat tournament discussion.

Prizes: $6000+ prize pool guaranteed
   1st: $2000
   2nd: $1200
   3rd: $700
   4th: $400
   5th: $200
   6th: $100
   Rating A 1st: $200
   Rating A 2nd: $100
   Rating B 1st: $200
   Rating B 2nd:
$100
   Rating C 1st: $200
   Rating C 2nd:
$100
   Rating D 1st: $200
   Rating D 2nd:
$100
   Rating E 1st: $200
   Rating E 2nd:
$100
   Unrated: Free entry into another MCC tournament
   Hjorth Junior: $150 (biggest upset before last round)
   Brilliancy Prize: $40 book voucher prize for library plus chance to win in overall Hjorth Brilliancy for the year.

Rating groups will be announced during the tournament.