2023 MCC Spring Festival of Chess

Classic:

Rapid:

Fischer Random/Chess960:

Grand Final Eve Blitz:

Tuesday, September 19 to Thursday, September 21

Tuesday, September 26

Wednesday, September 27

Friday, September 29

All tournaments are ACF & FIDE rated.

Venue:

Organiser:

Chief Arbiter:

Deputy Chief Arbiter:

Contact:

Melbourne Chess Club - 66 Leicester Street Fitzroy

NA Walter Wolffs

NA Walter Wolffs

NA Benjamin Akok

Entry Fees
 

MCC Members

Early Bird*

Classic

$70

$65

Rapid

$40

$35

Fischer Random/Chess960

$5

N/A

Grand Final Eve
Blitz

$35

$30

All Events

$135

$125

 

Non-Members

Early Bird*

Classic

$75

$65

Rapid

$45

$40

Fischer Random/Chess960

$5

N/A

Grand Final Eve
Blitz

$40

$35

All Events

$145

$135

*Early Bird must be paid by Sunday, September 10, at 11:59pm.
**Entry to the Fischer Random/Chess960 event is FREE when registering for all events.

Trophies and Cash Prizes*

$2000 Guaranteed across all events.**

  • First Place
  • Second Place
  • Third Place
  • Rating Group A
  • Rating Group B
  • Top Unrated

*Rating Group C will be added to any event with 40+ players.
**Excludes Fischer Random/Chess960.

Tournament Details

MCC Spring Classic

19-21/09/2023

7 rounds

60 minutes + 30 seconds per move

19/07/2023

Tuesday

10:30am - Sign in

11:00am - Round 1

3:00pm - Round 2

20/09/2023

Wednesday

11:00am - Round 3

3:00pm - Round 4

7:00pm - Round 5

21/09/2023

Thursday

11:00am - Round 6

3:00pm - Round 7

Presentations at the completion of the final round

MCC Spring Rapid

26/09/2023

Tuesday

7 rounds

12 minutes + 3 seconds per move

10:30am - Sign in

11:00am - Start

MCC Spring Fischer Random/Chess960

27/09/2023

Tuesday

9 rounds

7 minutes + 3 seconds per move

10:30am - Sign in

11:00am - Start

MCC Grand Final Eve Blitz

29/06/2023

Friday

13 rounds

3 minutes + 2 seconds per move

1:30pm - Sign in

2:00pm - Start