2021 Melbourne Chess Club Blitz Championship

Where
Melbourne Chess Cub
66 Leicester Street, Fitzroy, VIC

When
Sunday 31 January 2021
Entries Close: 3:45 pm
Tournament Start: 4:00 pm

Format
13 Round Swiss Tournament
Entry is open to all players (Members and non-Member).

Byes
Players may take up to 2 half point byes during rounds 1-11

Time Control
3 minutes + 2 seconds per move.

Pairings and Ratings
The tournament will be Tornelo rated only.
Pairings will be done on the basis of Tornelo ratings
Any player who does not have a current Tornelo rating will have a Tornelo profile generated based on the current FIDE or ACF rating.

Entry Fee
$12 Full Member, $10 Concession / Junior Member. (Add $10 for non Members)
Club Member GMs, IMs and FMs free. GMs and IMs not resident in Victoria free.

Prizes
First prize of $150 and 2 rating prizes of $50 are guaranteed.
Further prizes may be determined depending on numbers of entrants.
The highest scoring MCC member will obtain the title of MCC Blitz Champion.
If necessary a playoff or count-back may be used to determined the MCC Blitz Champion.

Tournament Organiser
Thai Ly (0421 912 296 or melbchessclub@gmail.com)

Arbiter
To be confirmed

Further Questions
melbchessclub@gmail.com

Registration of entry can be done by Registering on Tornelo (Link to be created soon), contacting the Tournament Organiser or by entering in person at MCC prior to the scheduled close of entries.

Please note - MCC's COVID protocols for Allegros will apply to this tournament.