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Thai Ly
04-11-2019, 10:36 PM
2019 MCC ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIP

When: 2pm, Saturday, 30 November 2019.

Where: Melbourne Chess Club, 66 Leicester Street, Fitzroy 3065.

Format: 9 round Swiss

Time control: 13 minutes plus 2 second increment

Entry fee: Same as regular Allegro
Adults: $12 ($22 for non-members)
Juniors: $10 ($20 for non-members)
GMs/WGMs and club member IMs/WIMs and FMs/WFMs free

Byes: Half point byes are available for rounds 1-7.

Prizes: Open: 1st: $250 2nd: $125 3rd: $75 4th: $40
Rating Prizes: There will be at least three rating groups, with prizes in each being 1st: $60 and 2nd: $20.
Further prizes may be awarded depending on the overall field number.
Biggest Upset prize: $20 to the biggest upset (where a player beats another who is rated at least 300 Tornelo points higher).
Allegro Picket-fence Jackpot: The normal Saturday Allegro picket-fence jackpot will apply to this event.

The highest scoring MCC member(s) will obtain the title of MCC Allegro Champion(s).

Tournament Organiser
Chris Kolak (0425 859 903) (please contact directly or via MCC's email: melbchessclub@gmail.com if you have any questions)

Please ensure you come on time to be enrolled before the start time.
Any latecomers will be automatically given a half point bye for round 1.

MichaelBaron
06-11-2019, 08:20 PM
Let me be the first entrant :)!
see you there, everyone!

ER
06-11-2019, 10:34 PM
Let me be the first entrant :)!
see you there, everyone!

I second this! (As in I am entering too)! :D

MichaelBaron
25-11-2019, 04:21 PM
A reminder that the tournament is taking place in 5 days from now! Our biggest Allegro event of the year!

MichaelBaron
30-11-2019, 07:09 AM
Allegro championship is on the way!
High number of participants expected. See you there, everyone!

HAHAHAHA
30-11-2019, 05:23 PM
Do we have an Allegro champion crowned for 2019 yet? ;)

Thai Ly
30-11-2019, 09:10 PM
Not sure what the hold-up with Tornelo is, but here (from memory) is a list of winners:

Open
1st - IM Mark Chapman 8/9
2nd - FM David Cannon 7.5/9 (MCC Allegro Champion)
=3rd - IM Alexei Khamatgaleev and David Beaumont 7/9

U1800
1st - Daniel Poberezovsky

U1500
1st - Arthur Gao

U1200
=1st - Juztyn Starc, Elizabeth Warren (+3rd player)

Biggest Upset
Rohan Parikh (for win over Eamonn O'Molloy)

I know I've omitted some other names, so hopefully the tournament will soon be uploaded to Tornelo for the full results to be seen.

Zou0003
08-12-2019, 06:14 PM
Will the event ever be uploaded on Tornelo? It’s currently unlisted and classified as an unrated event.

MichaelBaron
08-12-2019, 08:05 PM
Will the event ever be uploaded on Tornelo? It’s currently unlisted and classified as an unrated event.

Not sure, seems to be unavailable for access

Zou0003
09-12-2019, 12:33 PM
Not sure, seems to be unavailable for access

Safe to say it won’t ever be uploaded?