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2017 Victorian Rapid Play Championship

The 2017 Victorian Rapid Play Championship will be held on Sunday 10 and 17 September at the Caulfield Artists Chess Club.. Click on the title to access the details

2017 Primary Semi-Finals #1 23 October

posted by Peter Tsai   [ updated ]

The 2017 Primary Semi-Finals #1 was held at the Great Ryrie Primary School on 23 October. Click here for results

2017 Secondary Girls Final

posted Oct 20, 2017, 2:25 PM by Peter Tsai   [ updated Oct 20, 2017, 2:27 PM ]

The 2017 Secondary Girls Final was held  on 17 October at Lauriston Girls School. Click here to access the results

2017 Primary Girls Final

posted Oct 20, 2017, 2:20 PM by Peter Tsai   [ updated Oct 20, 2017, 2:30 PM ]

The 2017 Primary Girls Final was held on 17 October at Lauriston Girls School. Click here to access the results

2017 Secondary Final

posted Oct 20, 2017, 2:09 PM by Peter Tsai   [ updated Oct 20, 2017, 2:23 PM ]

The 2017 Secondary Final was held on 16 October at Brighton Grammar School. Click  here to access the results

2017 Victorian Rapid Play Championship

posted Aug 22, 2017, 2:51 PM by Peter Tsai   [ updated Aug 22, 2017, 2:56 PM ]

The 2017 Victorian Rapid Play Championship will be held on Sunday 10 and 17 September. Click the title to access the details.

2017 Victorian Open

posted Apr 27, 2017, 1:17 AM by Leonid Sandler   [ updated Apr 27, 2017, 1:25 AM ]

This post is an detailed informative post about the 2017 Victorian Open Championship. If you would like to find out more, please click the title to access the full details.



Friday 9th of June – Monday 12th of June
Hosted by Melbourne Chess Club on behalf of Chess Victoria 


WHERE: Melbourne Chess Club
66 Leicester St
Fitzroy, VIC

CAPACITY: 92 players maximum 

TIMETABLE: Round 1: Fri 9th Jun, 7.00pm
Round 2: Sat 10th Jun, 10.30am
Round 3: Sat 10th Jun, 3.30pm
Round 4: Sun 11th Jun, 10.30am
Round 5: Sun 11th Jun, 3.30pm
Round 6: Mon 12th Jun, 10.30am
Round 7: Mon 12th Jun, 3.30pm

ENTRY FEES: $75 Full, $65 Concession / Junior.
GMs and IMs free.

EARLY BIRD: $5 early bird discount if paid by Friday 2nd June

PRIZES: The following prizes are based on 70 paying entries:
1st: $1000
2nd: $500
3rd: $300
4th: $200
5th: $100
Rating 1: 1st: $200, 2nd $100
Rating 2: 1st: $200, 2nd $100
Rating 3: 1st: $200, 2nd $100
Prize money will increase or decrease based on # of paying entries.

FORMAT: 7 Round Swiss.
90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move time controls

BYES: 2 half point byes allowed in rounds 1-5.

FORFEIT TIME: 30 minutes after published round start time

ARBITER: Gary Bekker (0418 142 258, gbekkerchess@gmail.com)
ORGANISER: Elizabeth Warren (0400 405 220, elizabethlaurenwarren@gmail.com)

RATING: The event will be ACF and FIDE rated.

ENTRY: Online via MCC Website Entry Form , in person at MCC or by contacting the above.

CURRENT LIST OF PLAYERS: See link in tournament page on MCC website.

PAYMENTS: By cash on the day, credit card (for online entries), cheque to Melbourne Chess Club Inc. or via EFT:

Branch BSB: 633 000
Acc. No: 132 887 126
Account name: Melbourne Chess Club Inc. 
Bendigo Bank, Carlton

2017 Victorian Junior Championship

posted Apr 26, 2017, 2:16 PM by Peter Tsai

The 2017 Victorian Junior Championship will be held on Sat 8 July to 10 July at the Knox School.
Full details are available on the 2017 Victorian Junior page

2017 Victorian Championship

posted Apr 11, 2017, 5:07 PM by Peter Tsai   [ updated Aug 2, 2017, 11:42 AM ]

The 2017 Victorian Championship will be a 9 round Swiss tournament to be held on Sunday afternoons at the Box Hill Chess Club.

Full details and results are available on the 2017 Victorian Championship page

FIDE Arbiter Seminar in Melbourne

posted Feb 19, 2017, 2:33 AM by Peter Tsai   [ updated Apr 10, 2017, 2:31 PM ]

Chess Victoria is organising a FIDE Arbiter Seminar in Melbourne. The dates are Sat 22 July and Sun 23 July. See details here

2017 Aged Group Rapid Tournament

posted Feb 15, 2017, 1:02 PM by Peter Tsai

The 2017 Aged Group Rapid Tournament will be held on Sunday 19 March at the Glen Waverley Secondary College.
Full details here

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