2020 City of Melbourne Open Enter Entries

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Dates:   Monday April 20th – Monday June 22nd (June 8th due to Vic Open)
 
Registerhttps://mcc.enter.services/2020-tournaments/city-of-melbourne-open
 
Entrieshttps://mcc.enter.services/2020-tournaments/city-of-melbourne-open-entries
 
Location:   Melbourne Chess Club - 66 Leicester St, Fitzroy

Organiser: Thai Ly (0421 912 296, melbchessclub@gmail.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 11th 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 20th Apr, 7.15pm
    Round 2: Mon 27th Apr, 7.15pm
    Round 3: Mon 4th May, 7.15pm
    Round 4: Mon 11th
May, 7.15pm
    Round 5: Mon 18th
May, 7.15pm
    Round 6: Mon 25th May, 7.15pm
    Round 7: Mon 1st Jun, 7.15pm
    -- no play 8th Jun due to Vic Open --
    Round 8: Mon 15th
Jun, 7.15pm
    Round 9: Mon 22nd 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