2022 Melbourne Chess Club Blitz Championship

Melbourne Chess Cub
66 Leicester Street, Fitzroy, VIC

Sunday 6 February 2022
Entries Close: 3:45 pm
Tournament Start: 4:00 pm

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

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.

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)

To be confirmed

Further Questions

or in person at MCC prior to Entries Close time.

(NOTE: MCC will be following all current government directives re COVID. Please see Tornelo tournament page for more details).