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The 2013 Victorian Championship and Reserves

Chess Victoria Presents The 2013 Victorian Championships 




Format: 12 player round robin (11 rounds) 
Eligibility: Automatically qualifying for places are IM James Morris (2012 Champion) & Ari Dale (2012 Reserves winner). Other players selected on March ACF ratings.
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 Phone 0412 201 891
Entries for Championship close on April 20. Final field will be announced by May 1. 
Prizes: 1st $1500 + gold medal; 2nd $750 + silver medal; 3rd $375 + Bronze medal; 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. In case of equal scores Berger tie-break (based on the Championship results) will be used.
Postponements: A maximum of one postponement is allowed per player during the event, unless exceptional circumstances apply. 
Schedule
Round 1 - Melbourne CC – Tuesday May 14 starting at 7:30pm
Round 2 - Noble Park CC – Saturday May 18 starting at 3:00pm
Round 3 - Melbourne CC – Thursday May 23 starting at 7:30pm
Round 4 - Noble Park CC – Saturday May 25 starting at 3:00pm
Round 5 – Melbourne CC – Thursday May 30 starting at 7:30pm
Round 6 - Noble Park CC – Saturday June 1 starting at 3:00pm
Round 7 – Box Hill CC – Tuesday June 4 starting at 7:30pm
Round 8 – Melbourne CC – Thursday June 13 starting at 7:30pm
Round 9 – Box Hill CC – Tuesday June 18 starting at 7:30pm
Round 10 – Melbourne CC – Thursday June 20 starting at 7:30pm
Round 11 – Box Hill CC – Tuesday June 25 starting at 7:30pm



Chess Victoria Presents The 2013 Victorian Reserves 


Format: 11 player round robin (originally 9 round Swiss)
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 secretary Kerry Stead Kerry.stead@bigpond.com 
Prizes: 1st $400 plus entry into the 2014 Victorian Championship; 2nd $200; 3rd $100; 
Postponements: A maximum of one postponement is allowed per player during the event, unless exceptional circumstances apply. 
Schedule: Round 1 May 2; Round 9 June 27
All rounds played on Thursdays at Melbourne CC starting at 7:30pm