2019 MCC Championship Enter Entries

Dates:   Monday February 4th – Monday April 8th (no play March 11th due to Begonia Open
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:  
   All players must be MCC members (join here)
   $85 Full Member, $75 Concession / Junior Member 
   Early bird discount of $10 if paid by Saturday 2nd February
   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.

    Round 1: Mon 4th Feb, 7.15pm
    Round 2: Mon 11th Feb, 7.15pm
    Round 3: Mon 18th Feb, 7.15pm
    Round 4: Mon 25th Feb, 7.15pm
    Round 5: Mon 4th Mar, 7.15pm
    -- no game on 11th Mar due to Begonia Open --
    Round 6: Mon 18th Mar, 7.15pm
    Round 7: Mon 25th Mar, 7.15pm
    Round 8: Mon 1st Apr, 7.15pm
    Round 9: Mon 8th Apr, 7.15pm 

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

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

Prizes (provisional): $2700 prize pool

1st: $1000
2nd: $500
3rd: $300
Rating 1: 1st-$200 & 2nd-$100
Rating 2: 1st-$200 & 2nd-$100
Rating 3: 1st-$200 & 2nd-$100
Unrated: Free MCC tournament entry
Brilliancy Prize: $40 book voucher at club bookshop