2019 MCC Blitz Championship

2019 MCC Blitz Championship is on after the MCC AGM. Register on the day.

Dates: Sunday 3rd Feb
Registration Closes: 4.45pm
Starts: 5pm
Location: Melbourne Chess Club - 66 Leicester St, Fitzroy

Registration of entry can be done by contacting the Tournament Organiser or by entering in person at MCC prior to the scheduled close of entries.

Organiser: Thai Ly (0421 912 296 or melbchessclub@gmail.com)
Arbiter: TBA

Format: 13 Round Swiss Tournament
Byes: Players may take up to 2 half point byes during rounds 1-11
Time control: 3 minutes + 2 seconds per move.

Pairings and Ratings:
The tournament will be Tornelo rated only.
Pairings will be done on the basis of Tornelo ratings
Any player who does not have a current Tornelo rating will have a Tornelo profile generated based on the current FIDE or ACF rating.

Entry Fee:
$12 Full Member, $10 Concession / Junior Member. (Add $10 for non Members)
Club Member GMs, IMs and FMs free. GMs and IMs not resident in Victoria free.

First prize of $150 and 2 rating prizes of $50 are guaranteed.
Further prizes may be determined depending on numbers of entrants.
The highest scoring MCC member will obtain the title of MCC Blitz Champion.
If necessary a playoff or count-back may be used to determined the MCC Blitz Champion.