2021 Vic Championship

Chess Victoria Presents The 2021 Victorian Championship 

Format: Swiss Tournament 9 rounds
Venue: Box Hill Chess Club (21A Electra Avenue, Ashwood)
Eligibility: Top 24 Victorian players based on the June 1/2021 Australian Chess Federation rating list.
Rate of play: All moves in 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move increment from move 1
Ratings: Event will be rated on ACF & FIDE rating lists 
Forfeit time: 30 minutes after scheduled start time 
Byes: 2 half point byes may be taken in rounds 1 to 7
Entry Fees:
$75 full; $50 concession; GMs, IMs, WGMs & WIMs free; 
Payments: TryBooking. For players that do not make the cut, entry fee will be refunded via TryBooking

TryBooking: https://www.trybooking.com/BRPDD

Enquiries: by e-mail to the Tournament Director Leonid Sandler leonidsandlerchess@gmail.com
Entries for Championship close on Friday 9th July 5 pm
Prizes: 1st $1000, 2nd $500, 3rd $300, 4th $200.
Playoff: In case of two players sharing first place a play-off match for the State title will be arranged. The playoff will be over two games with Championship time control and in case of a tie two rapid games, if still tied two blitz games and if still tied an Armageddon game. In case of 3 or more players tying for first place a round -robin tournament for the title will be arranged. 

Schedule: 
Round 1 July 11          6:30 pm
Round 2 July 18          
6:30 pm

Round 3 July 25          6:30 pm
Round 4 August 1       
6:30 pm
Round 5 August 8       6:30 pm
Round 6 August 15     
6:30 pm
Round 7 August 22     
6:30 pm
Round 8 Sept 5           
6:30 pm
Round 9 Sept 12         6:30 pm
Starting time: will start at 6:30 pm for all rounds

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