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28-12-2004, 11:47 AM
Australia day weekender
5 round swiss
Time control:60 minutes and 30 seconds a move
22nd and 23rd of January
Entries close 22nd Jan 10 am
Round 1:11am, R2: 3pm, R3 7pm, R4:11 am R5:3pm
Entry fee $50 working, $40 Concession, less $5 MCC members
Where: MCC- 66 leicester st Fitzroy, Melbourne,Victoria

22-01-2005, 10:30 PM
20 starters, not a bad field, Bill Jordan the top seed.

JGB turned up for his first Australiian tournament!!

Cheers FG7

Bill Gletsos
24-01-2005, 02:30 PM
So what were the eventual results.

24-01-2005, 02:36 PM
Where is my post gone?

Anyway, I stated earlier that I thought the tournament was very well run. :clap: My highlight was playing Jordan in the 2nd round... It got pretty nasty in there and I resigned an even position?! :confused:

Ill leave the tourni details for someone with the full results.

24-01-2005, 02:51 PM
MCC Aussie Day Weekender Round 2
Jordan - Bonning
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.Qe2 b5 6.Bb3 Bc5 7.a4 Bb7 8.0-0 b5xa4 9.Bxf7 Kxf7 10.Qc4 d5 11.Qxc5 Nxe4 12.Qe3 Re8 13.Rxa4 Kg8 14.Re1 Ne7 15.Nxe5 Nf5 16.Qf4 Rf8 17.d3 Nh4 18.Qg4 Bc8 19.Qd1 Nxf2 20.Qh5 Nxg2 21.Kxg2 Bh3 22.Kg1 Rf5 23.Nc6 Rxh5 black resigns missing the critical 24...Bd7! after white removes the queen black has equal chances

27-01-2005, 04:32 PM
The final standings for the 2005 MCC Australia Day Weekender were as follows:

21 players

4.5 pts: Dmitri Partsi (1st overall)
4 pts: Thai Ly (2nd overall)
3.5 pts: Dean Hogg, Bill Jordan (both-3rd overall), Peter Wolf (1st rating group prize)
3 pts: Mariusz Pecak, James Bonning, Barbaros Kara, Diana Beggs
2.5 pts: David Beaumont, Peter Frost, Bill Reid, Tom Lea
2 pts: Jim Papadinis, Dylan Duncan (WA), Henning Meldau, Elliot Renzies, Dvid Bell (all except Papadinis-2nd rating group prize)
1.5 pts: Stephen Wertheim, James Nour
1 pt: Jake Kostrzewa

Bill Gletsos
01-02-2005, 06:18 PM
1 Partsi, Dimitry 2158 4.5 6:W 17:W 5:W 10:W 3:D
2 Ly, Thai 1825 4 19:W 7:D 3:D 15:W 10:W
3 Jordan, Bill 2348 3.5 4:D 9:W 2:D 11:W 1:D
4 Wolf, Peter 1686 3.5 3:D 6:D 14:W 5:D 11:W
5 Hogg, Dean 1874 3.5 14:W 8:W 1:L 4:D 12:W
6 Kara, Barbaros 1748 3 1:L 4:D 13:D 14:W 16:W
7 Pecak, Mariusz 3 13:W 2:D 12:L 8:D 18:W
8 Beggs, Diana 1709 3 0:W 5:L 16:D 7:D 17:W
9 Bonning, James 3 16:L 3:L 19:W 21:W 15:W
10 Beaumont, David 1930 2.5 18:W 12:W 11:D 1:L 2:L
11 Frost, Peter 1831 2.5 20:W 16:W 10:D 3:L 4:L
12 Lea, Tom 1765 2.5 15:W 10:L 7:W 17:D 5:L
13 Reid, Bill 1662 2.5 7:L 14:L 6:D 20:W 21:W
14 Renzies, Elliott 1431 2 5:L 13:W 4:L 6:L 0:W
15 Bell, David 989 2 12:L 0:W 20:W 2:L 9:L
16 Meldau, Henning 1550 2 9:W 11:L 8:D 18:D 6:L
17 Papadinis, Jim 1809 2 21:W 1:L 18:D 12:D 8:L
18 Duncan, Dylan 1576 2 10:L 19:W 17:D 16:D 7:L
19 Nour, James 1336 1.5 2:L 18:L 9:L 0:W 20:D
20 Wertheim, Stephen 1583 1.5 11:L 21:W 15:L 13:L 19:D
21 Kostrzewa, Jake 1295 1 17:L 20:L 0:W 9:L 13:L