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Thai Ly
02-03-2020, 05:08 PM
2020 MCC Easter Blitz (Easter Monday 13 April)

MCC is pleased to announce a new Blitz tournament in 2020 for those not travelling away from Melbourne for the Easter break!

Melbourne Chess Club - 66 Leicester St, Fitzroy

Easter Monday - 13 April 2020

Round 1 will start at approx. 1 pm
The tournament (including prize giving) is expected to end at 4:45 pm

13 Rounds Swiss Tournament, Tornelo rated

Time Control
3 minutes per game + 2 seconds per move

Entry Fee
$15 Adult Member, $12 Junior Member (add $10 for Non-Members).
Club member GMs/WGMs, IMs/WIMs, and FMs/WFMs free.
GMs/WGMs and IMs/WIMs not resident in Victoria free.

Registration of entry can be done up to and on the day of the tournament prior to the start of round 1 (Come to the Club earlier to avoid the rush of last-minute registration).
Please confirm your entry together with payment of entry fee with the tournament organiser (listed below).

Player may be permitted to take half-point bye(s) for rounds 1 & 2

Open Prizes: 1st - $200, 2nd - $100, 3rd - $50
Rating Prizes (for each group): 1st - $70, 2nd - $25
(Number of Rating Groups is dependant on number of entries)
Biggest Upset Prize of $20 for win by lower-rated player (for win against an opponent with a higher rating of no less than 300 rating points).

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

To be confirmed

Further Questions

Thai Ly
04-04-2020, 06:27 PM
Obviously, due to current government directives, this tournament has been cancelled.

Mods - please note this in thread title.