2019 Victorian Open

Friday 7th of June – Monday 10th of June
Hosted by Melbourne Chess Club on behalf of Chess Victoria

Tournament Page (Current entry list, entry form)


WHERE: Melbourne Chess Club
66 Leicester St
Fitzroy, VIC

CAPACITY: 108 players maximum (Be sure to enter early!)

TIMETABLE: Round 1: Fri 7th Jun, 7.00pm
Round 2: Sat 8th Jun, 10.30am
Round 3: Sat 8th Jun, 3.30pm
Round 4: Sun 9th Jun, 10.30am
Round 5: Sun 9th Jun, 3.30pm
Round 6: Mon 10th Jun, 10.30am
Round 7: Mon 10th Jun, 3.30pm

ENTRY FEES: $90 Full, $80 Concession / Junior.
GMs/WGMs and IMs/WIMs free if entered by Saturday 1st June.

EARLY BIRD: $10 early bird discount if paid by Saturday 1st June.

PRIZES ($3750 - All guaranteed!):
1st: $1200
2nd: $700
3rd: $350
4th: $250
5th: $125
Rating 1: 1st: $250, 2nd $125
Rating 2: 1st: $250, 2nd $125
Rating 3: 1st: $250, 2nd $125

FORMAT: 7 Round Swiss.
90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move time controls

BYES: Up to 2 half point byes allowed in rounds 1-5.

FORFEIT TIME: 30 minutes after published round start time

ARBITER: Alexej Khamatgaleev (0426 731 726, lehak10@hotmail.com)
ORGANISER: Simon Dale (0407 834 027, scd@thecrag.com)

RATING: The event will be ACF and FIDE rated.

ENTRY: Online via MCC Website Entry Form (Click here), or in person at MCC.

CURRENT LIST OF PLAYERS: See link in tournament page on MCC website.

PAYMENTS: By credit card (for online entries), cash at MCC or cheque to Melbourne Chess Club Inc.