MCC Richard Voon Memorial Enter Entries

Melbourne Chess Club is recasting the Australia Day Weekender in 2020 in honour of popular member Richard Voon who was for many years an active player at MCC and at other clubs in Melbourne till his death in August 2019.


Flyer: PDF flyer

Dates:   Friday January 24th – Monday January 27th
Location:   Melbourne Chess Club - 66 Leicester St, Fitzroy

Organiser:  Thai Ly (0421 912 296,

Arbiter: Alexej Khamatgaleev (0426731726,

Format7 Round Swiss, ACF & FIDE rated
Time control:  90 minutes + 30 seconds per move
    (Half hour forfeit time from published start time)
Entry fees:  
   $65 Full Member, $55 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 Monday 20th Jan.
   If you want a round 1 bye you must have fully paid your entry to be paired. Refunds are available if notified 24 hours before the event.

    Round 1: Fri 24th Jan, 7pm
    Round 2:
Sat 25th Jan, 10.30am
    Round 3:
Sat 25th Jan, 3.30pm
    Round 4:
Sun 26th Jan, 10.30pm
    Round 5:
Sun 26th Jan, 3.30pm
    Round 6: Mon 27th Jan, 10.30am
    Round 7:
Mon 27th Jan, 3.30pm

Byes: Up to two half point byes for rounds 1-5.

Results/Pairings:  On Chess Chat tournament discussion.

Brilliancy Submissions: Please send PGN to organiser or submit score sheet after game.

Prizes (provisional): $2100 total
   1st: $600
   2nd: $400
   3rd: $200
   Rating Group 1: 1st - $200, 2nd-$100
Group 2: 1st - $200, 2nd-$100
Group 3: 1st - $200, 2nd-$100
   Brilliancy Prize: $40 book voucher at club bookshop