2019 MCC Greg Hjorth Open Weekender Enter Entries

Limit of 108 players.

Dates:   Friday November 1st– Tuesday November 5th
Location:   Melbourne Chess Club - 66 Leicester St, Fitzroy

Organiser: Simon Dale (0407 834 027, 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:  
   $95 Full Member, $85 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 Friday 25th Oct.
   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 1st Nov, 7pm
    Round 2: Sat 2nd
Nov, 10.30am
    Round 3: Sat
2nd Nov, 3.30pm
    Round 4: Sun 3rd
Nov, 10.30am
    Round 5: Sun
3rd Nov, 3.30pm
    Round 6: Mon 4th
Nov, 10.30am
    Round 7: Mon 4
th Nov, 3.30pm
    Round 8: Tue 5th Nov, 10.30am
    Round 9: Tue
5th 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:
   Rating C 1st: $200
   Rating C 2nd:
   Rating D 1st: $200
   Rating D 2nd:
   Rating E 1st: $200
   Rating E 2nd:
   Unrated: Free entry into another MCC tournament
   Hjorth Junior: $150 (biggest FIDE rating 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.