2019 MCC Australia Day Weekender Enter Entries


Dates:   Friday January 25th – Monday January 28th
Location:   Melbourne Chess Club - 66 Leicester St, Fitzroy

OrganiserElizabeth Warren (0400 405 220, elizabethlaurenwarren@gmail.com) 

Arbiter: Alexej Khamatgaleev (0426731726, melbchessclub@gmail.com)

Format7 Round Swiss, ACF & FIDE rated
Time control:  90 minutes + 30 seconds per move
    (Half hour forfeit time from published start time)
Entry fees:  
   $65 Full Member, $55 Concession / Junior Member (add $15 for Non-Members)
   Free entry for Club Member GMs/WGMs, IMs/WIMs and FMs/WFMs and non Victorian GMs/WGMs and IMs/WIMs.
   $10 early bird discount if paid before Monday 21st Jan.
   If you want a round 1 bye you must have have fully paid your entry to be paired. Refunds are available if notified 24 hours before the event.

    Round 1: Fri 25th Jan, 7pm
    Round 2:
Sat 26th Jan, 10.30am
    Round 3:
Sat 26th Jan, 3.30pm
    Round 4:
Sun 27th Jan, 10.30pm
    Round 5:
Sun 27th Jan, 3.30pm
    Round 6: Mon 28th Jan, 10.30am
    Round 7:
Mon 28th Jan, 3.30pm

Byes: Up to two half point byes for rounds 1-5.

Results/PairingsOn Chess Chat tournament discussion.

Brilliancy Submissions: On Chess Microbase. (please send PGN to organiser or submit score sheet after game)

Prizes (provisional): $1700 total
   1st: $500
   2nd: $350
   3rd: $200
   Rating 1: 1st - $135, 2nd-$65
   Rating 2:
1st - $135, 2nd-$65
   Rating 3:
1st - $135, 2nd-$65
   Brilliancy Prize: $40 book voucher at club bookshop
   Biggest Upset (all ages, FIDE rating): $50