2019 City of Melbourne Open Enter Entries


Dates
:   Monday April 15th – Monday June 24th (no play April 22nd due to Doeberl Cup and June 10th due to Vic Open)
 
Registerhttps://mcc.enter.services/2019-tournaments/city-of-melbourne-open
 
Entrieshttps://mcc.enter.services/2019-tournaments/city-of-melbourne-open-entries
 
Location:   Melbourne Chess Club - 66 Leicester St, Fitzroy

Organiser: Simon Dale (0407834027, scd@thecrag.com)
 
Arbiter: Alexej Khamatgaleev (0426731726, melbchessclub@gmail.com)

Format9 Round Swiss, ACF & FIDE rated

Time control:  90 minutes + 30 seconds per move
   
(Half hour forfeit time from published start time)
 
Entry fees:  
   $75 Full Member, $65 Concession / Junior Member (add $15 for Non-Members)
   Early bird discount of $10 if paid by Saturday 13th April
   Free entry for Club Member GMs/WGMs, IMs/WIMs and FMs/WFMs and non Victorian GMs/WGMs and IMs/WIMs.
   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.

Timetable: 
    Round 1: Mon 15th Apr, 7.15pm
    -- no play 22nd Apr due to Doeberl Cup --
    Round 2: Mon 29th Apr, 7.15pm
    Round 3: Mon 6th
May, 7.15pm
    Round 4: Mon 13th
May, 7.15pm
    Round 5: Mon 20th
May, 7.15pm
    Round 6: Mon 27th May, 7.15pm
    Round 7: Mon 3rd Jun, 7.15pm
    -- no play 10th Jun due to Vic Open --
    Round 8: Mon 17th
Jun, 7.15pm
    Round 9: Mon 24th Jun, 7.15pm

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

Results/Pairings:  On Chess Chat tournament discussion.

Prizes (provisional): $1800 prize pool

1st: $500
2nd: $350
3rd: $200
Rating 1: $250
Rating 2: $250
Rating 3: $250
Brilliancy Prize: $40 book voucher at club bookshop