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Thai Ly
12-01-2019, 01:26 AM
MCC will be providing refreshments to players who attend the Club's AGM (scheduled to start at 3pm) and stay on to play in the tournament.
We look forward to everyone coming along!

2019 Melbourne Chess Club Blitz Championship

Where
Melbourne Chess Cub
66 Leicester Street, Fitzroy, VIC

When
Sunday 3 February 2019
Entries Close: 4:45 pm
Tournament Start: 5:00 pm

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.

Prizes
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.

Tournament Organiser
Thai Ly (0421 912 296 or melbchessclub@gmail.com)

Arbiter
To be confirmed

Further Questions
melbchessclub@gmail.com

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.

MichaelBaron
12-01-2019, 10:39 AM
Do not think I can make it to the AGM but will try to finish work in time to get to MCC in time for the blitz

Thai Ly
31-01-2019, 07:25 AM
Just a reminder that the MCC Blitz Championship will be happening this Sunday at 5pm.

Already had numerous players who normally play in the Allegro indicate that they will play, so don't miss out.

Giles Lean
03-02-2019, 08:00 PM
1 Michael Baron 12
2 Stefan Gottuk 11
3 David Beaumont 8
4 Anandaram Jothibabu 8
5 Sagargiri Goswami 8
6 Daniel Gusain 7
7 Daniel Poberezovsky 7
8 Leonard Goodison 7
9 Tony Tosevski 7
10 Jesse Zafirakos 7
11 Chris Kolak 6
12 Thai Ly 6
13 Rad Chmiel 6
14 Justin Goodison 6
15 Pj Power 6
16 Marek Breeden 6
17 David Stimson 5
18 Thomas Hormann 5
19 William Kersey 4
20 Leo Kalina 4
21 Samuel De Rooy 2
22 Jack De Rooy 1

Giles Lean
03-02-2019, 08:03 PM
First place and holder of the title of MCC Blitz Champion: Michael Baron
Second place: Stefan Gottuk

First rating group (under 1700): Equal first Anandarum Jothibabu and Sagargiri Goswami

Second rating group (under 1350) First place: Leonard Goodison; Second place Justin Goodison

MichaelBaron
03-02-2019, 09:06 PM
https://tornelo.com/chess/orgs/ku/events/2019-mcc-blitz-championship/pairings

Goodison brothers were the real stars! See their performance details and rating increases!