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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

Victorian School Final Series

posted Sep 16, 2020, 6:37 PM by Peter Tsai   [ updated Oct 12, 2020, 12:05 PM ]

Click here for the Final Series and schedule
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Chess Victoria School Zonals Online Schedule and Results

posted Jul 28, 2020, 12:42 PM by Peter Tsai   [ updated Aug 19, 2020, 1:12 PM ]

Chess Victoria School Zonals will be scheduled during term 3. Click here for detailed schedule and results 

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Code of Conduct

posted Jul 4, 2020, 3:48 AM by Peter Tsai

Chess Victoria Code of Conduct. Click here for details

Bequests

posted Jun 30, 2020, 12:09 PM by Peter Tsai

Bequests are incredibly generous gifts, making a very significant difference to Chess Victoria activities each year. 
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2020 Chess Victoria Open Tournament - CANCELLED

posted May 14, 2020, 2:55 PM by Peter Tsai

Due to the global Coronavirus (COVID-19), it has been decided by Chess Victoria to cancel the CV Open (5 - 8 June 2020) Tournament

Latest News due to the COVID-9 pandemic

posted Mar 18, 2020, 4:47 PM by Peter Tsai   [ updated Mar 20, 2020, 6:13 PM ]

The Chess Victoria Executive met on 18 March 2020 and has decided to suspend all Chess Victoria events till further notice. The following tournaments have been cancelled or put on hold:

Junior Rapid Tournament : 29 March - CANCELLED

Junior Blitz Tournament: 5 April – CANCELLED

Inter-school Tournaments – ON HOLD

Victorian Open – ON HOLD (decision on host ON HOLD)

Victorian Junior Championship – ON HOLD

Victorian Championship – ON HOLD

Victorian Senior and Women’s Championship – ON HOLD

Victorian Rapid Play - ON HOLD

Victorian Blitz - ON HOLD

2021 Oceania Zonal – ON HOLD

2020 Chess Victoria Junior Blitz Tournament - CANCELLED

posted Feb 25, 2020, 2:51 PM by Peter Tsai   [ updated May 14, 2020, 2:53 PM ]

Due to the global Coronavirus (COVID-19), it has been decided by Chess Victoria to cancel the CV Junior Blitz (5 April 2020) tournament.

Refunds will be organised for all who have booked and registered via Trybooking.

 

Peter Tsai

Tournament Organiser

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The 2020 Chess Victoria Junior Blitz Tournament will be held on Sunday 5th April 2020 at the Glen Waverley Secondary College.
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2020 Chess Victoria Junior Rapid Tournament - CANCELLED

posted Feb 20, 2020, 12:24 PM by Peter Tsai   [ updated Mar 15, 2020, 4:13 PM ]

Due to the the global Coronavirus (COVID-19), it has been decided by Chess Victoria to cancel the CV Junior Rapid (29 March 2020) tournament.

Refunds will be organised for all who have booked and registered via Trybooking.

 

Peter Tsai

Tournament Organiser

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The 2020 Chess Victoria Junior Rapid Tournament will be held on Sunday 29th March 2020 at the Glen Waverley Secondary College.
Click here for details

Call for Chess Arbiters

posted Feb 19, 2020, 5:06 AM by Peter Tsai

Chess Victoria will be responsible for a number of Chess Victoria tournaments for 2020 and is calling for Arbiters for these events.
A selection panel assigned by the Chess Victoria Executive will be responsible for Arbiters. If interested, please submit your name to Peter Tsai outlining your Arbiter experience.

IA Peter Tsai
Vice President Chess Victoria
Email: chess@t-s-a-i.com
Mobile: 0419324870

List of tournaments rated by ACF

posted Feb 19, 2020, 4:57 AM by Peter Tsai

The list below are the tournaments rated by the ACF. 

A description of the various ACF and FIDE fees from the National Rating Officer is as follows.


1. The ACF Admin fee for all ACF and FIDE rated tournaments is 40 cents per player per game for normal games, 15 cents per player per game for Rapid and 5 cents per player per game for Blitz.
2. The ACF FIDE Admin fee for all FIDE rated tournaments is 15 cents per player per game with a minimum charge of $30.
3. The FIDE tournament registration fee which is 1 euro per player for Swiss tournaments. For round robins it is a minimum 50 euro and varies based on the average rating of the players. Currently FIDE are only charging this fee for normal games and are not charging it for Rapid and Blitz.

Note the ACF FIDE Admin fee for Rapid and Blitz tournaments was changed to 5 cents per player per game with no minimum charge for any tournaments run on or after 1st January 2019. The fee for normal tournaments remains the same.

The ACF Admin fee is invoiced by the ACF to the respective State Association.

The ACF FIDE Admin fee and the FIDE Tournament registration fee are billed to the tournament organiser by the ACF.


Tournaments listed for 2018 and 2019:

Date Tournament Name Club
Mar-20 Normal:  
  (1) 2019 Australasian Masters GM Norm CV
  (2) 2019 Australasian Masters IM Norm CV
  (3) 2019 Box Hill Open BHCC
  (4) 2019 Box Hill Sunday Arvo 4 BHCC
  (5) 2019 Canterbury Summer Swiss BHCC
  (6) 2019 Chess Artists Open Chess Artist
  (7) 2019 Hobsons Bay Club Championship Hobsons Bay
  (8) 2019 Hobsons Bay Club Reserves Championship Hobsons Bay
  (9) 2019 Victorian Seniors CV
  (10) 2020 MCC Richard Voon Memorial MCC
  Quick:  
  (1) 2019 Dandenong Rapid December Dandenong
  (2) 2019 Victorian Blitz Championship CV
  (3) 2020 Chess Artists January Allegro Chess Artist
Dec-19 Normal:  
  (1) 2019 Ballarat Arthur Teters Memorial Ballarat
  (2) 2019 Box Hill Sunday Arvo 3 BHCC
  (3) 2019 Box Hill Winter Swiss BHCC
  (4) 2019 Dandenong Chess Challenge Dandenong
  (5) 2019 Hobsons Bay Best in the West Hobsons Bay
  (6) 2019 Hobsons Bay Koshnitsky Cup Hobsons Bay
  (7) 2019 MCC Semi-Open Round Robin MCC
  (8) 2019 MCC Semi-Open Swiss MCC
  (9) 2019 Mentone Club Championship Mentone
  (10) 2019 Victorian Country Chess Championship CV
  (11) 2019 Victorian Junior Masters Girls U08 CV
  (12) 2019 Victorian Junior Masters Girls U10 CV
  (13) 2019 Victorian Junior Masters Girls U12 CV
  (14) 2019 Victorian Junior Masters Girls U14-16 CV
  (15) 2019 Victorian Junior Masters Open U08 CV
  (16) 2019 Victorian Junior Masters Open U10 CV
  (17) 2019 Victorian Junior Masters Open U12 CV
  (18) 2019 Victorian Junior Masters Open U14 CV
  Quick:  
  (1) 2019 Chess Artists October Allegro Chess Artist
  (2) 2019 Noble Park Knights Cup September Noble Park
  (3) 2019 Victoria Rapid Play CV
Sep-19 Normal:  
  (1) 2019 Box Hill Club Championship Division 1 BHCC
  (2) 2019 Box Hill Club Championship Division 2 BHCC
  (3) 2019 Box Hill Sunday Arvo 2 BHCC
  (4) 2019 Chess Excellence Open Chess Artist
  (5) 2019 Croydon Presidents Cup Croydon
  (6) 2019 Dandenong Winter Swiss Dandenong
  (7) 2019 Hobsons Bay Cup Hobsons Bay
  (8) 2019 Hobsons Bay Western Major Hobsons Bay
  (9) 2019 Hobsons Bay Western Masters Hobsons Bay
  (10) 2019 Hobsons Bay Western Minor Hobsons Bay
  (11) 2019 Hobsons Bay Western Swiss Hobsons Bay
  (12) 2019 MCC City of Melbourne Open MCC
  (13) 2019 Victorian Juniors Girls U08 CV
  (14) 2019 Victorian Juniors Girls U10 CV
  (15) 2019 Victorian Juniors Girls U12 CV
  (16) 2019 Victorian Juniors Girls U14U18 CV
  (17) 2019 Victorian Juniors Open U08 CV
  (18) 2019 Victorian Juniors Open U10 CV
  (19) 2019 Victorian Juniors Open U12 CV
  (20) 2019 Victorian Juniors Open U14 CV
  (21) 2019 Victorian Juniors Open U16U18 CV
  (22) 2019 Victorian Open CV
Jun-19 Normal:  
  (1) 2019 Ballarat Begonia Open Ballarat
  (2) 2019 Ballarat Begonia U1200 Ballarat
  (3) 2019 Box Hill Autumn Cup BHCC
  (4) 2019 Box Hill Sunday Arvo 1 BHCC
  (5) 2019 Chess Artists Club Champs Chess Artist
  (6) 2019 Croydon Open Croydon
  (7) 2019 Hobsons Bay Purdy Cup Hobsons Bay
  (8) 2019 MCC ANZAC Day Weekender MCC
  (9) 2019 MCC Club Championship MCC
  (10) 2019 Mentone Open Mentone
  (11) 2019 Noble Park Club Championship Noble Park
  Quick:  
  (1) 2019 Chess Artists April Allegro Chess Artists
  (2) 2019 Chess Victoria Age-Group Rapid U08 Boys CV
  (3) 2019 Chess Victoria Age-Group Rapid U10 Boys CV
  (4) 2019 Chess Victoria Age-Group Rapid U10-12 Girls CV
  (5) 2019 Chess Victoria Age-Group Rapid U11 Boys CV
  (6) 2019 Chess Victoria Age-Group Rapid U12 Boys CV
  (7) 2019 Chess Victoria Age-Group Rapid U13-14 Boys CV
  (8) 2019 Chess Victoria Age-Group Rapid U13-17 Girls CV
  (9) 2019 Chess Victoria Age-Group Rapid U15-18 Boys CV
  (10) 2019 Dandenong Rapid March Dandenong
Mar-19 Normal:  
  (1) 2018 Australian Masters GM Norm CV
  (2) 2018 Australian Masters IM Norm CV
  (3) 2018 Ballarat Koelle A Ballarat
  (4) 2018 Ballarat Koelle B Ballarat
  (5) 2018 Box Hill Open BHCC
  (6) 2018 Box Hill Sunday Arvo 4 BHCC
  (7) 2018 Chess Artists Open Chess Artist
  (8) 2018 Hobsons Bay Club Championship Hobsons Bay
  (9) 2018 Hobsons Bay Reserves Championship Hobsons Bay
  (10) 2018 Hobson Bay Junior Championship Hobsons Bay
  (11) 2018 MCC Bob Brooking round robin1 MCC
  (12) 2018 MCC Bob Brooking round robin2 MCC
  (13) 2018 MCC Bob Brooking round robin3 MCC
  (14) 2018 MCC Bob Brooking Swiss MCC
  (15) 2019 Australian Minor CV
  (16) 2019 Australian Open CV
  (17) 2019 MCC Australia Day Weekender MCC
  Quick:  
  (1) 2018 Dandenong Rapid ( December ) Dandenong
  (2) 2018 VICTORIAN BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP CV
  (3) 2019 Australian Blitz Championship CV
  (4) 2019 Mentone Allegro Mentone
Dec-18 Normal:  
  (1) 2018 Box Hill Sunday Arvo 3 BHCC
  (2) 2018 Box Hill Winter Swiss BHCC
  (3) 2018 Croydon Spring Cup - Open Croydon
  (4) 2018 Dandenong Rated Tournament Dandenong
  (5) 2018 Hobsons Bay Best in the West Hobsons Bay
  (6) 2018 Hobsons Bay Koshnitsky Cup Hobsons Bay
  (7) 2018 MCC Greg Hjorth Open Weekender MCC
  (8) 2018 MCC Semi-open Round Robin tournament MCC
  (9) 2018 MCC Semi-open Swiss MCC
  (10) 2018 Mentone Club Championship Mentone
  (11) 2018 Noble Park Challengers Noble Park
  (12) 2018 Noble Park Masters Noble Park
  (13) 2018 Victorian Country Chess Championship CV
  Quick:  
  (1) 2018 Victoria Rapid CV
Sep-18 Normal:  
  (1) 2018 Ballarat Chess Club Championship A Section Ballarat
  (2) 2018 Ballarat Chess Club Championship Reserves B Ballarat
  (3) 2018 Ballarat Chess Club Championship C Section Ballarat
  (4) 2018 Box Hill Club Championship Div1 BHCC
  (5) 2018 Box Hill Club Championship Div2 BHCC
  (6) 2018 Chess Excellence Open Chess Artist
  (7) 2018 Dandenong Masters 1 Dandenong
  (8) 2018 Dandenong Challengers Dandenong
  (9) 2018 Geelong Club Championship Qualifier Geelong
  (10) 2018 Hobsons Bay Cup Hobsons Bay
  (11) 2018 Hobsons Bay Western Major Hobsons Bay
  (12) 2018 Hobsons Bay Western Masters Hobsons Bay
  (13) 2018 Hobsons Bay Western Minor Hobsons Bay
  (14) 2018 Hobsons Bay Western Swiss Hobsons Bay
  (15) 2018 MCC City of Melbourne Open MCC
  (16) 2018 Noble Park Open Noble Park
  (17) 2018 NSC Sunday Chess Classic T2 Northern Star
  (18) 2018 Victorian Juniors U08 Girls CV
  (19) 2018 Victorian Juniors U08 Open CV
  (20) 2018 Victorian Juniors U10 Girls CV
  (21) 2018 Victorian Juniors U10 Open CV
  (22) 2018 Victorian Juniors U12 Girls CV
  (23) 2018 Victorian Juniors U12 Open CV
  (24) 2018 Victorian Juniors U14 Open CV
  (25) 2018 Victorian Juniors U14-U18 Girls CV
  (26) 2018 Victorian Juniors U16 Open CV
  (27) 2018 Victorian Juniors U18 Open CV
  (28) 2018 Victorian Open CV
  Quick:  
  (29) 2018 Noble Park Knights Cup July Noble Park
Jun-18 Normal:  
  (1) 2018 Ballarat Begonia Open Ballarat
  (2) 2018 Ballarat Spielvogel Memorial Ballarat
  (3) 2018 Box Hill Autumn Cup BHCC
  (4) 2018 Chess Artists Championship Chess Artist
  (5) 2018 Hobsons Bay Purdy Cup Hobsons Bay
  (6) 2018 MCC ANZAC Day Weekender MCC
  (7) 2018 MCC Championship MCC
  (8) 2018 Mentone Open Mentone
  (9) 2018 Noble Park Club Championship Noble Park
  (102018 Croydon Open Croydon
  Quick:  
  (11) 2018 Geelong Autumn Rapid T04 Geelong
  (12) 2018 Mentone Allegro April Mentone
  (13) 2018 CV Age-Group Rapid U08_09 Boys CV
  (14) 2018 CV Age-Group Rapid U08_11 Girls CV
  (15) 2018 CV Age-Group Rapid U10 Boys CV
  (16) 2018 CV Age-Group Rapid U11 Boys CV
  (17) 2018 CV Age-Group Rapid U12-13 Boys CV
  (18) 2018 CV Age-Group Rapid U12-16 Girls CV
  (19) 2018 CV Age-Group Rapid U14-18 Boys CV
  (20) 2018 NSC Allegro Open Classic March Northern Star
  (21) 2018 NSC Allegro Open Novice March Northern Star
  (22) 2018 NSC Sunday Chess Classic T1 Northern Star
Mar-18 Normal:  
  (1) 2017 Australian Masters GM norm CV
  (2) 2017 Australian Masters IM norm CV
  (3) 2017 Box Hill Open BHCC
  (4) 2017 Canterbury Summer Swiss BHCC
  (5) 2017 Chess Artists Open Chess Artist
  (6) 2017 Hobsons Bay Club Championship Hobsons Bay
  (7) 2017 Hobsons Bay Reserves Championship Hobsons Bay
  (8) 2017 MCC Bob Brooking group1 MCC
  (9) 2017 MCC Bob Brooking group2 MCC
  (10) 2017 MCC Bob Brooking group3 MCC
  (11) 2017 MCC Bob Brooking group4 MCC
  (12) 2017 MCC Bob Brooking Swiss MCC
  (13) 2018 Australian Juniors Under-8 Girls CV
  (14) 2018 Australian Juniors Under-8 Open CV
  (15) 2018 Australian Juniors Under-10 Girls CV
  (16) 2018 Australian Juniors Under-10 Open CV
  (17) 2018 Australian Juniors Under-12 Girls CV
  (18) 2018 Australian Juniors Under-12 Open CV
  (19) 2018 Australian Juniors Under-14 Girls CV
  (20) 2018 Australian Juniors Under-14 Open CV
  (21) 2018 Australian Juniors Under-16 Girls CV
  (22) 2018 Australian Juniors Under-16 Open CV
  (23) 2018 Australian Juniors Under-18 Girls CV
  (24) 2018 Australian Juniors Under-18 Open CV
  (25) 2018 MCC Australia Day Weekender MCC
  Quick:  
  (26) 2017 VICTORIAN BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP CV
  (27) 2018 Australian Juniors Under-12 Blitz CV
  (28) 2018 Australian Juniors Under-18 Blitz CV

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