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    Quote Originally Posted by Kerry Stead
    Round 4 is now underway ... with 2 fans on in the tournament hall ... yes, we might need to go to 3 fans if it gets much hotter!

    I think I might suggest to the committee to investigate the cost of air conditioning at MCC, particularly for the weekenders & allegros held during the summer months!
    Kerry,

    We had this chat some time ago right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lost
    Kerry,

    We had this chat some time ago right?

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    But there hasn't been many events at the club since the Xmas Swiss ... that was essentially the last big event for the year & this is the first big event at the club for this year ...
    But as you know, things sometimes run a little slowly at MCC ...

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    Hi Kerry, you tell 'em!

    Crosstable provided for Bollard's interest:

    Code:
    No	Name	Feder	Rtg	Loc	Total	1	2	3
    								
    1	Urban, SylvesterVIC	2098	2017	3	16:W	13:W	5:W
    2	Beaumont, David	VIC	2065	1997	2.5	14:W	6:D	4:W
    3	Gorka, Carl	VIC	2162	2155	2.5	17:W	8:W	0:D
    4	Dale, Ari	VIC	1994	1892	2	20:W	12:W	2:L
    5	Baron, Michael	VIC	2351	2371	2	25:W	11:W	1:L
    6	Puccini, Jack	VIC	1739	1480	2	23:W	2:D	7:D
    7	Chew Lee, Max	VIC	1711	1703	2	19:W	9:D	6:D
    8	Palma, Mario	VIC	1826	1677	2	15:W	3:L	16:W
    9	Lycett, Garry	VIC	1942	1819	2	18:W	7:D	0:D
    10	Scharrer, Patri OS	2278		2	0:D	25:W	0:D
    11	Chmiel, Rad	VIC	1870	1736	2	24:W	5:L	17:W
    12	Ying, Jimmy	VIC	1734	1500	2	22:W	4:L	18:W
    13	Bekker, Gary D	VIC	1830	1617	1.5	21:W	1:L	14:D
    14	Wong, Joseph	VIC		1526	1.5	2:L	23:W	13:D
    15	Ashlock, Brad	VIC	1694	1465	1.5	8:L	0:D	20:W
    16	Nowak, Ruben	VIC	1554	1252	1	1:L	21:W	8:L
    17	Chew, Jason	VIC	1593	1162	1	3:L	24:W	11:L
    18	Hughes, Jack G	VIC		1284	1	9:L	19:W	12:L
    19	Pearce, Oscar	VIC			1	7:L	18:L	0:W
    20	Harris, Anthony	VIC		1444	1	4:L	22:W	15:L
    21	Krstevski, Trist VIC		1161	1	13:L	16:L	25:W
    22	Mendes, Amelia	VIC		157	0.5	12:L	20:L	0:D
    23	Brennan, James	VIC		821	0.5	6:L	14:L	24:D
    24	Kolak, Tanya	VIC		1232	0.5	11:L	17:L	23:D
    
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    Round 4 results:
    Code:
    No Name               Rtg  Loc  Total  Result   Name              Rtg  Loc  Total
    
     1 Gorka, Carl        2162 2155 [2.5]    1:0    Urban, Sylvester  2098 2017 [3]  
     2 Baron, Michael     2351 2371 [2]      1:0    Beaumont, David   2065 1997 [2.5]
     3 Chmiel, Rad        1870 1736 [2]      0:1    Scharrer, Patrick 2278      [2]  
     4 Dale, Ari          1994 1892 [2]      0:1    Palma, Mario      1826 1677 [2]  
     5 Lycett, Garry      1942 1819 [2]      :    Ying, Jimmy       1734 1500 [2]  
     6 Puccini, Jack      1739 1480 [2]      :    Bekker, Gary D    1830 1617 [1.5]
     7 Wong, Joseph            1526 [1.5]    1:0    Ashlock, Brad     1694 1465 [1.5]
     8 Chew, Jason        1593 1162 [1]      1:0    Harris, Anthony        1444 [1]  
     9 Pearce, Oscar                [1]      0:1    Nowak, Ruben      1554 1252 [1]  
    10 Hughes, Jack G          1284 [1]      0:1    Kolak, Tanya           1232 [.5] 
    11 Brennan, James          821  [.5]     1:0    Mendes, Amelia         157  [.5] 
    12 Dale, Finley       1626 1306 [0]      1:0    BYE                              
    13 Chew Lee, Max      1711 1703 [2]      :    BYE                              
    14 Krstevski, Tristan      1161 [1]      :    BYE
    Crosstable after 4 rounds:
    Code:
    No Name               Feder Rtg  Loc  Total  1    2    3    4  
    
    1  Gorka, Carl        VIC   2162 2155 3.5   16:W  4:W  0:D  2:W
    2  Urban, Sylvester   VIC   2098 2017 3     15:W 13:W  3:W  1:L
    3  Baron, Michael     VIC   2351 2371 3     21:W 12:W  2:L  6:W
    4  Palma, Mario       VIC   1826 1677 3     17:W  1:L 15:W 14:W
    5  Scharrer, Patrick  OS    2278      3      0:D 21:W  0:D 12:W
    6  Beaumont, David    VIC   2065 1997 2.5   10:W  7:D 14:W  3:L
    7  Puccini, Jack      VIC   1739 1480 2.5   18:W  6:D  9:D 13:D
    8  Lycett, Garry      VIC   1942 1819 2.5   23:W  9:D  0:D 11:D
    9  Chew Lee, Max      VIC   1711 1703 2.5   22:W  8:D  7:D  0:D
    10 Wong, Joseph       VIC        1526 2.5    6:L 18:W 13:D 17:W
    11 Ying, Jimmy        VIC   1734 1500 2.5   25:W 14:L 23:W  8:D
    12 Chmiel, Rad        VIC   1870 1736 2     20:W  3:L 16:W  5:L
    13 Bekker, Gary D     VIC   1830 1617 2     19:W  2:L 10:D  7:D
    14 Dale, Ari          VIC   1994 1892 2     24:W 11:W  6:L  4:L
    15 Nowak, Ruben       VIC   1554 1252 2      2:L 19:W  4:L 22:W
    16 Chew, Jason        VIC   1593 1162 2      1:L 20:W 12:L 24:W
    17 Ashlock, Brad      VIC   1694 1465 1.5    4:L  0:D 24:W 10:L
    18 Brennan, James     VIC        821  1.5    7:L 10:L 20:D 25:W
    19 Krstevski, Tristan VIC        1161 1.5   13:L 15:L 21:W  0:D
    20 Kolak, Tanya       VIC        1232 1.5   12:L 16:L 18:D 23:W
    21 Dale, Finley       VIC   1626 1306 1      3:L  5:L 19:L  0:W
    22 Pearce, Oscar      VIC             1      9:L 23:L  0:W 15:L
    23 Hughes, Jack G     VIC        1284 1      8:L 22:W 11:L 20:L
    24 Harris, Anthony    VIC        1444 1     14:L 25:W 17:L 16:L
    25 Mendes, Amelia     VIC        157  .5    11:L 24:L  0:D 18:L
    Round 5 pairings:
    Code:
    No Name               Rtg  Loc  Total  Result   Name           Rtg  Loc  Total
    
     1 Scharrer, Patrick  2278      [3]       :     Gorka, Carl    2162 2155 [3.5]
     2 Palma, Mario       1826 1677 [3]       :     Baron, Michael 2351 2371 [3]  
     3 Urban, Sylvester   2098 2017 [3]       :     Lycett, Garry  1942 1819 [2.5]
     4 Beaumont, David    2065 1997 [2.5]     :     Chew Lee, Max  1711 1703 [2.5]
     5 Ying, Jimmy        1734 1500 [2.5]     :     Puccini, Jack  1739 1480 [2.5]
     6 Dale, Ari          1994 1892 [2]       :     Wong, Joseph        1526 [2.5]
     7 Nowak, Ruben       1554 1252 [2]       :     Chmiel, Rad    1870 1736 [2]  
     8 Krstevski, Tristan      1161 [1.5]     :     Chew, Jason    1593 1162 [2]  
     9 Ashlock, Brad      1694 1465 [1.5]     :     Brennan, James      821  [1.5]
    10 Kolak, Tanya            1232 [1.5]     :     Dale, Finley   1626 1306 [1]  
    11 Mendes, Amelia          157  [.5]      :     Pearce, Oscar            [1]  
    12 Harris, Anthony         1444 [1]      1:0    BYE                           
    13 Bekker, Gary D     1830 1617 [2]      :    BYE                           
    14 Hughes, Jack G          1284 [1]      :    BYE
    The allegro is also underway in the other room here at MCC, with top seeds in that being Morris & Jager.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElevatorEscapee

    Crosstable provided for Bollard's interest:

    Code:
    No	Name	Feder	Rtg	Loc	Total	1	2	3
    								
    1	Urban, SylvesterVIC	2098	2017	3	16:W	13:W	5:W
    2	Beaumont, David	VIC	2065	1997	2.5	14:W	6:D	4:W
    3	Gorka, Carl	VIC	2162	2155	2.5	17:W	8:W	0:D
    4	Dale, Ari	VIC	1994	1892	2	20:W	12:W	2:L
    5	Baron, Michael	VIC	2351	2371	2	25:W	11:W	1:L
    6	Puccini, Jack	VIC	1739	1480	2	23:W	2:D	7:D
    7	Chew Lee, Max	VIC	1711	1703	2	19:W	9:D	6:D
    8	Palma, Mario	VIC	1826	1677	2	15:W	3:L	16:W
    9	Lycett, Garry	VIC	1942	1819	2	18:W	7:D	0:D
    10	Scharrer, Patri OS	2278		2	0:D	25:W	0:D
    11	Chmiel, Rad	VIC	1870	1736	2	24:W	5:L	17:W
    12	Ying, Jimmy	VIC	1734	1500	2	22:W	4:L	18:W
    13	Bekker, Gary D	VIC	1830	1617	1.5	21:W	1:L	14:D
    14	Wong, Joseph	VIC		1526	1.5	2:L	23:W	13:D
    15	Ashlock, Brad	VIC	1694	1465	1.5	8:L	0:D	20:W
    16	Nowak, Ruben	VIC	1554	1252	1	1:L	21:W	8:L
    17	Chew, Jason	VIC	1593	1162	1	3:L	24:W	11:L
    18	Hughes, Jack G	VIC		1284	1	9:L	19:W	12:L
    19	Pearce, Oscar	VIC			1	7:L	18:L	0:W
    20	Harris, Anthony	VIC		1444	1	4:L	22:W	15:L
    21	Krstevski, Trist VIC		1161	1	13:L	16:L	25:W
    22	Mendes, Amelia	VIC		157	0.5	12:L	20:L	0:D
    23	Brennan, James	VIC		821	0.5	6:L	14:L	24:D
    24	Kolak, Tanya	VIC		1232	0.5	11:L	17:L	23:D
    
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    A marathon (4.5 hour +) game has meant that the pairings are somewhat delayed, but the FM clash is finally happening in the morning ...

    Round 5 results:
    Code:
    No Name               Rtg  Loc  Total  Result   Name           Rtg  Loc  Total
    
     1 Scharrer, Patrick  2278      [3]      1:0    Gorka, Carl    2162 2155 [3.5]
     2 Palma, Mario       1826 1677 [3]      0:1    Baron, Michael 2351 2371 [3]  
     3 Urban, Sylvester   2098 2017 [3]      1:0    Lycett, Garry  1942 1819 [2.5]
     4 Beaumont, David    2065 1997 [2.5]    0:1    Chew Lee, Max  1711 1703 [2.5]
     5 Ying, Jimmy        1734 1500 [2.5]    0:1    Puccini, Jack  1739 1480 [2.5]
     6 Dale, Ari          1994 1892 [2]      1:0    Wong, Joseph        1526 [2.5]
     7 Nowak, Ruben       1554 1252 [2]      1:0    Chmiel, Rad    1870 1736 [2]  
     8 Krstevski, Tristan      1161 [1.5]    0:1    Chew, Jason    1593 1162 [2]  
     9 Ashlock, Brad      1694 1465 [1.5]    1:0    Brennan, James      821  [1.5]
    10 Kolak, Tanya            1232 [1.5]    0:1    Dale, Finley   1626 1306 [1]  
    11 Mendes, Amelia          157  [.5]     0:1    Pearce, Oscar            [1]  
    12 Harris, Anthony         1444 [1]      1:0    BYE                           
    13 Bekker, Gary D     1830 1617 [2]      :    BYE                           
    14 Hughes, Jack G          1284 [1]      :    BYE
    Crosstable after round 5:
    Code:
    No Name               Feder Rtg  Loc  Total  1    2    3    4    5  
    
    1  Urban, Sylvester   VIC   2098 2017 4      9:W 13:W  2:W  4:L 12:W
    2  Baron, Michael     VIC   2351 2371 4     18:W 17:W  1:L 11:W  7:W
    3  Scharrer, Patrick  OS    2278      4      0:D 18:W  0:D 17:W  4:W
    4  Gorka, Carl        VIC   2162 2155 3.5   10:W  7:W  0:D  1:W  3:L
    5  Puccini, Jack      VIC   1739 1480 3.5   23:W 11:D  6:D 13:D 15:W
    6  Chew Lee, Max      VIC   1711 1703 3.5   20:W 12:D  5:D  0:D 11:W
    7  Palma, Mario       VIC   1826 1677 3     16:W  4:L  9:W  8:W  2:L
    8  Dale, Ari          VIC   1994 1892 3     19:W 15:W 11:L  7:L 14:W
    9  Nowak, Ruben       VIC   1554 1252 3      1:L 21:W  7:L 20:W 17:W
    10 Chew, Jason        VIC   1593 1162 3      4:L 24:W 17:L 19:W 21:W
    11 Beaumont, David    VIC   2065 1997 2.5   14:W  5:D  8:W  2:L  6:L
    12 Lycett, Garry      VIC   1942 1819 2.5   22:W  6:D  0:D 15:D  1:L
    13 Bekker, Gary D     VIC   1830 1617 2.5   21:W  1:L 14:D  5:D  0:D
    14 Wong, Joseph       VIC        1526 2.5   11:L 23:W 13:D 16:W  8:L
    15 Ying, Jimmy        VIC   1734 1500 2.5   25:W  8:L 22:W 12:D  5:L
    16 Ashlock, Brad      VIC   1694 1465 2.5    7:L  0:D 19:W 14:L 23:W
    17 Chmiel, Rad        VIC   1870 1736 2     24:W  2:L 10:W  3:L  9:L
    18 Dale, Finley       VIC   1626 1306 2      2:L  3:L 21:L  0:W 24:W
    19 Harris, Anthony    VIC        1444 2      8:L 25:W 16:L 10:L  0:W
    20 Pearce, Oscar      VIC             2      6:L 22:L  0:W  9:L 25:W
    21 Krstevski, Tristan VIC        1161 1.5   13:L  9:L 18:W  0:D 10:L
    22 Hughes, Jack G     VIC        1284 1.5   12:L 20:W 15:L 24:L  0:D
    23 Brennan, James     VIC        821  1.5    5:L 14:L 24:D 25:W 16:L
    24 Kolak, Tanya       VIC        1232 1.5   17:L 10:L 23:D 22:W 18:L
    25 Mendes, Amelia     VIC        157  .5    15:L 19:L  0:D 23:L 20:L
    Round 6 pairings:
    Code:
    No Name           Rtg  Loc  Total  Result   Name               Rtg  Loc  Total
    
     1 Baron, Michael 2351 2371 [4]       :     Scharrer, Patrick  2278      [4]  
     2 Puccini, Jack  1739 1480 [3.5]     :     Urban, Sylvester   2098 2017 [4]  
     3 Gorka, Carl    2162 2155 [3.5]     :     Chew Lee, Max      1711 1703 [3.5]
     4 Nowak, Ruben   1554 1252 [3]       :     Dale, Ari          1994 1892 [3]  
     5 Chew, Jason    1593 1162 [3]       :     Palma, Mario       1826 1677 [3]  
     6 Bekker, Gary D 1830 1617 [2.5]     :     Beaumont, David    2065 1997 [2.5]
     7 Wong, Joseph        1526 [2.5]     :     Ying, Jimmy        1734 1500 [2.5]
     8 Lycett, Garry  1942 1819 [2.5]     :     Harris, Anthony         1444 [2]  
     9 Dale, Finley   1626 1306 [2]       :     Pearce, Oscar                [2]  
    10 Chmiel, Rad    1870 1736 [2]       :     Hughes, Jack G          1284 [1.5]
    11 Brennan, James      821  [1.5]     :     Krstevski, Tristan      1161 [1.5]
    12 Mendes, Amelia      157  [.5]      :     Kolak, Tanya            1232 [1.5]
    I'll attempt to find ways to cool the tournament room tomorrow ... but needless to say there should be no need to bring a jumper!

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    Last time I ran a super hot Australia day weekender, I bought bags of ice for water jugs throughout the day, just a suggestion

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    Hi Everyone

    The MCC committee is currently looking into the air conditioning / stifling heat issue and hopefully we should have air conditioning fairly soon. I agree - it was very very hot in there today!

    In the meantime, I suggest that we get ice vests for the players to wear between rounds...

    There is also Elie Beranjia's old solution: he used to get a bucket full of cold water, go out the front of the club and tip it over his head... Ive done it before and it works... My kids tried it today actually and it also worked for them.... Its not very classy, but it keeps people cool...

    The other good solution is to put your hat under the cold tap, drench it, squeeze it out and then wear it while its still wet - it cools the head down...

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    OK, tonight I purchased some plastic bowls & some 'action wipes' ... the plan for tomorrow is to get a bag of ice on the way to MCC ... set up 3 fans in the tournament hall with ice in bowls in front of the fans, so that the fans will be a bit cooler than normal.
    I'll also wet the 'action wipes' (very much like 'Chux wipes', but Coles brand) & place them in the freezer for people to use as neck wraps (kind of like in picture below). I actually picked up a fancy one of these at the tennis last week, but 1 isn't going to be enough for all 25 players (and I might just be using it myself!).

    If these don't work, then the Beranjia method of water on the head might be an option ... or i could just tell people that if they need the arbiter toc ome & get me from my car, which has air conditioning!

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    Neccessity is the mother of invention ...

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    Great updates Kerry! Always good for us observers to see crosstables
    And clever work with the aircon solution

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    Just one round tonight at chess, but quite a dramatic one, with top seed Michael Baron being defeated by Sylvester Urban

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