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2015 Victorian Championship

Chess Victoria Presents The 2015 Victorian Championships

Format: 12 player round robin (11 rounds)
Eligibility: Players selected based on March 2015 ACF rating list. 2014 Champion Kanan Izzat automatically qualifies for 2015 Championship.
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
Entry Fees: $75 full; $50 concession; GMs, IMs, WGMs & WIMs free;
Payments: Cash or cheque to the CV treasurer Trevor Stanning 23 Chester Street Surrey Hills 3127
Entries & enquiries: by e-mail to the CV president Leonid Sandler leonidsandlerchess@gmail.com
Entries for Championship close on May 2. Final field & pairings will be announced by May 4.
Prizes: 1st $1500 + gold medal; 2nd $750 + silver medal; 3rd $375 + Bronze medal;
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.
Postponements: A maximum of one postponement is allowed per player during the event, unless exceptional circumstances apply.

Schedule:
Round 1 May 7 – Thursday Melbourne CC starting at 7:30pm
Round 2 May 13 – Wednesday Box Hill CC starting at 7:30pm
Round 3 May 16 – Saturday Noble Park CC starting at 3:00pm
Round 4 May 21 – Thursday Melbourne CC starting at 7:30pm
Round 5 May 27 – Wednesday Box Hill CC starting at 7:30pm 
Round 6 May 30 – Saturday Noble Park CC starting at 3:00pm
Round 7 June 11 – Thursday Melbourne CC starting at 7:30pm 
Round 8 June 17 – Wednesday Box Hill CC starting at 7:30pm 
Round 9 June 18 – Thursday Melbourne CC starting at 7:30pm 
Round 10 June 25 – Thursday Melbourne CC starting at 7:30pm
Round 11 June 27 – Saturday Noble Park CC starting at 3:00pm