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    2022 MCC Blitz Championship (Sunday 6 Feb)

    2022 Melbourne Chess Club Blitz Championship

    Where
    Melbourne Chess Cub
    66 Leicester Street, Fitzroy, VIC

    When
    Sunday 6 February 2022
    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

    ENTER ONLINE HERE
    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).

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    For those wanting to get extra practice in blitz prior to the event - a reminder that every Tuesday night (6.30pm start) - MCC holds blitz tournaments so you can come and practice for the blitz event of the year!
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    Email webbaron!@gmail.com for more Info!

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    Current Entries - less than 24 hours till tournament starts

    A reminder to all that MCC Blitz Championship starts tomorrow afternoon at 4pm. Not too late for anyone interested in playing to enter.

    Entries
    Ethan Arbel
    Michael Baron (FM)
    Hamish Bassig
    Aden Buhagiar
    Ari Dale (IM)
    Samuel De Rooy
    Jack De Rooy
    Domagoj Dragicevic (FM)
    Chloe Fan
    Justin Goodison
    Leonard Goodison
    Xavier Hong
    Wilbur Hong
    Adam Kelly
    Thai Ly
    Daniel Poberezovsky
    Maickel Rodriguez
    Colin Savige
    Maanas Teja Neela
    Ryder Testolin
    Rod Thanh Nguyen
    Walter Wolffs

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    A reminder that event is open to all, not just MCC memebers! 4pm start and its not too late to enter now!
    Interested in Chess Lessons?
    Email webbaron!@gmail.com for more Info!

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    Interested in Chess Lessons?
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    Rheyansh Annapureddy mixing it will the big boys at 7 or 8 years old.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott Colliver View Post
    Rheyansh Annapureddy mixing it will the big boys at 7 or 8 years old.
    Yes, He beat an IM!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelBaron View Post
    Congratulations to IM Ari Dale for winning the tournament and getting the title of 2022 MCC Blitz Champion.

    Ari won with 11.5/13. FM Michael Baron was 2nd with 11 points.

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