News‎ > ‎

2017 Victorian Blitz Championship

posted Nov 16, 2017, 1:55 AM by Peter Tsai


At least 10 titled players have already confirmed their participation including 3 International Grandmasters.

Schedule: Monday 18 December 2017 starting at 6:30 pm

Venue: Melbourne Chess Club, 66 Leicester Street, Fitzroy  

Prizes: $1000 total prize fund
1st $300
2nd $200
3rd $150
4th $100
5th $50
Top Victorian player $100 plus the Victorian Blitz Champion 2017 title
2 rating group prizes of $50 each

Entry Fees: $25 per player. GMs and IMs free

You can also pay in person before the event at the Box Hill Chess Club to the
CV Treasurer Trevor Stanning.

Alternatively you can pay at Melbourne Chess Club from Dec 9 until Dec 18. 

Format: 13 round Swiss system.

Time Control: 3 minutes per game plus 2 seconds per move from move one.

Ratings: ACF quick and FIDE blitz rated

Half Point Byes: A maximum of two half point byes only will be permitted for rounds 1 to 7.

Enquiries: Leonid Sandler mobile 0412 201 891