2019 MCC Grand Final Eve Blitz - Friday 27 September

MCC is pleased to announce that its will again be hosting a special Blitz tournament for the AFL Grand Final public holiday in 2019!
The format will be similar to the usual Saturday MCC Allegro, so lack familiarity among fast chess lovers should be no excuse!

Location
Melbourne Chess Club - 66 Leicester St, Fitzroy

Format
13 Rounds Swiss Tournament, Tornelo rated

Time Control
3 minutes per game + 2 seconds per move.

Entry Fee
$12 Full Member, $10 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
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).


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

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

Prizes
Open 1st Prize - $150 (Guaranteed!)
Other prizes to be confirmed
100% of entry fees will be distributed in prizes
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)

Arbiter
To be confirmed

Further Questions
melbchessclub@gmail.com