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    City of Melbourne Open 2013

    CITY OF MELBOURNE OPEN 2013

    When: Monday 29th April to Monday 1st July (no play Monday 10th June due to Queens Birthday). 9 consecutive Monday evenings at 7.15pm. Entries close 6pm, 29th April.

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

    Format: 9 round Swiss

    Time Control: 90 minutes per game + 30 seconds per move. Forfeit time is 30 minutes after game begins.

    Byes: Players may take up to 2 half point byes in rounds 1 to 7. Half point byes are not given in rounds 8 and 9.

    Entry Fee: $75 full, $65 concession, less $10 for MCC members. Free for all GMs and IMs as well as FMs who are MCC members.

    Grand Prix: The event will be part of the 2013 MCC grand prix.

    Rating: The event will be FIDE and ACF rated.

    Pairings: Swissperfect will be used for pairings.

    Arbiter: Kerry Stead

    Further Questions: Contact Grant Szuveges 0401-925-075 or email: grantszuveges@gmail.com
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    breeding like rabbits

    Hi everyone

    Id like to start a list of entries for this tournament asap to give us a chance of attracting a bumper field! If you intend to play, please register as soon as possible! Because names on lists multiply like rabbits!

    Cheers, Grant
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    Unfortunately I can't play in this one due to an overseas trip!
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    Entries from tonight:

    Dan Dobos
    Sarah Anton (bye rounds 1 & 2)
    John Beckman
    Gary Bekker
    Finley Dale

    More to come before the tournament starts on the 29th ...

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    Dave Lacey is in

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    This post...is to bring the this thread back to page 1 of Chess Chat and to remind players to join! We need more ppl to play at MCC!
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    CC International Master Kerry Stead's Avatar
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    An update on entries:

    Dan Dobos
    Sarah Anton (bye rounds 1 & 2)
    John Beckman
    Gary Bekker
    Finley Dale
    Tanya Kolak
    David Hacche
    David Lacey

    Starts on Monday night!

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    Kovacevic is in as well

    Paul Kovacevic is the latest entry - hopefully he continues his good form from the MCC Champs!

    LIST OF ENTRIES: (11)

    Sarah ANTON (bye rounds 1 & 2)
    John BECKMAN
    Gary BEKKER
    Finley DALE
    Dan DOBOS
    David HACCHE (FM)
    Anthony HAIN
    Tanya KOLAK
    Paul KOVACEVIC
    David LACEY
    John TOTH
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    I will play. ty.

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    Jesse Jager & Jim Papadinis are also going to enter this event, but need byes for round 1.

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    list is growing

    LIST OF ENTRIES: (14)

    Sarah ANTON (bye rounds 1 & 2)
    John BECKMAN
    Gary BEKKER
    Finley DALE
    Dan DOBOS
    David HACCHE (FM)
    Anthony HAIN
    George HUA
    Jesse JAGER (bye round 1)
    Tanya KOLAK
    Paul KOVACEVIC
    David LACEY
    Jim PAPADINIS (bye round 1)
    John TOTH (bye round 1)

    I assume that most of the following people will also play - but that is certainly not confirmed:

    Ari DALE
    Finley DALE
    Alex KAPLAN
    Gary LYCETT
    Richard McCART
    Laurent MICHAILLE
    Justin PENROSE
    Jack PUCCINI
    Malcolm PYKE
    Mirko RUJEVIC (IM)
    Richard VOON
    Felix WYSS
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    Round 1 results:

    Code:
     1 Kovacevic, Paul  1856 1782 [0]      0:1    Rujevic, Mirko  2253 2295 [0]  
     2 Pyke, Malcolm L  2111 2117 [0]      1:0    McCart, Richard 1848 1758 [0]  
     3 Bekker, Gary D   1827 1693 [0]      1:0    Hacche, David J 2066 2095 [0]  
     4 Hua, George      2023 2025 [0]      ½:½    Dale, Finley    1738 1569 [0]  
     5 Chew, Jason      1736 1714 [0]      ½:½    Lacey, David    1962 1909 [0]  
     6 Mijatovic, Bosko 1935 1817 [0]      1:0    Beckman, John   1697 1608 [0]  
     7 Kaplan, Alex     1694 1608 [0]      0:1    Voon, Richard   1927 1853 [0]  
     8 Lycett, Garry    1916 1807 [0]      0:1    McCart, Roger   1677 1534 [0]  
     9 Kolak, Tanya     1451 1236 [0]      0:1    Puccini, Jack   1891 1845 [0]  
    10 Fry, Peter       1866 1815 [0]      1:0    Dobos, Daniel        1310 [0]  
    11 Jager, Jesse     2172 2200 [0]      ½:½    BYE                            
    12 Papadinis, Jim   1867 1782 [0]      ½:½    BYE                            
    13 Anton, Sarah     1751 1567 [0]      ½:½    BYE                            
    14 Toth, John                 [0]      ½:½    BYE

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kerry Stead
    Round 1 results:

    Code:
     1 Kovacevic, Paul  1856 1782 [0]      0:1    Rujevic, Mirko  2253 2295 [0]  
     2 Pyke, Malcolm L  2111 2117 [0]      1:0    McCart, Richard 1848 1758 [0]  
     3 Bekker, Gary D   1827 1693 [0]      1:0    Hacche, David J 2066 2095 [0]  
     4 Hua, George      2023 2025 [0]      ½:½    Dale, Finley    1738 1569 [0]  
     5 Chew, Jason      1736 1714 [0]      ½:½    Lacey, David    1962 1909 [0]  
     6 Mijatovic, Bosko 1935 1817 [0]      1:0    Beckman, John   1697 1608 [0]  
     7 Kaplan, Alex     1694 1608 [0]      0:1    Voon, Richard   1927 1853 [0]  
     8 Lycett, Garry    1916 1807 [0]      0:1    McCart, Roger   1677 1534 [0]  
     9 Kolak, Tanya     1451 1236 [0]      0:1    Puccini, Jack   1891 1845 [0]  
    10 Fry, Peter       1866 1815 [0]      1:0    Dobos, Daniel        1310 [0]  
    11 Jager, Jesse     2172 2200 [0]      ½:½    BYE                            
    12 Papadinis, Jim   1867 1782 [0]      ½:½    BYE                            
    13 Anton, Sarah     1751 1567 [0]      ½:½    BYE                            
    14 Toth, John                 [0]      ½:½    BYE
    Gary Bekker on fire!

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    Gary Bekker - Future of Australian Chess!~
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    Potential players are reminded that they can still enter the tournament up until round 3. Players need to contact myself or Grant Szuveges by Wednesday if they wish to be included in the round 2 pairings, which should be published on Thursday.

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