2015 CROYDON CHESS CLASSIC
A 2015 Australian Chess Federation Grand Prix event - Class 2
Players need to register and pay by 10:45 am
Round 1: 11:00 am
Round 2: 3:00 pm
Round 3: 7:00 pm
Round 4: 11:00 am
Round 5: 3:00 pm
VENUE: Hosted by Croydon Chess Club at our club rooms: Croydon RSL, 1 Civic Sq, Croydon VIC 3136. About 400m from Croydon station. Melways: 50 - J4
FORMAT: Five round Swiss system. The tournament will be ACF rated.
FORFEIT TIME: Late arrival by 30 minutes from the start of the round will result in forfeiture.
TIME CONTROLS: Each player has 75 minutes initially with an additional 30 seconds per move.
$50 Standard entry
$40 Juniors & Croydon CC members
Free GM, WGM, IM, FM, WIM
$500 first place, $300 second place, $200 third place, $100 fourth place
$100 first adult under 2000
$80 first adult under 1600
$80 first adult under 1200
$100 first junior under 2000
$80 first junior under 1600
$80 first junior under 1200
Book: Biggest upset prize
Maximum one cash prize per entrant. Prizes to be shared equally in the event of a tie.
ENTRY LIMIT: In order to accommodate all players comfortably in our venue, there is a limit of 52 on the number of entries. The first 52 fully paid entries will be accepted for the tournament.
REGISTRATION & PAYMENT:
Please click here to reach the online Registration Page.
HALF POINT BYES:
A maximum of one half point bye only will be permitted for rounds 1 to 3 only.
ARBITER: IA Peter Tsai
ENQUIRIES: contact the tournament organiser Ian Birchall at
FOOD: The venue is within easy walking distance to bakeries, cafes, restaurants and parks, on both the club side of Mount Dandenong Road and in Main Street, Croydon. A microwave oven is available in the kitchen area for re-heating food. As always, tea and coffee will be provided free of charge.
SPONSORSHIP: Proudly sponsored by Maroondah City Council ($500 Community grant), Bendigo Bank, LJ Hooker and Northern Star Chess.
2014 IM Max Illingworth
2013 John Nemeth & FM Dusan Stojic (=1st/2nd)
2012 IM Guy West & Justin Tan (=1st/2nd)
2011 FM Dusan Stojic
2010 FM Bobby Cheng
Players of all strengths are welcome. We look forward to seeing you in July!
$50 ... Adults
$40 ... Juniors and Croydon Members
FREE ... GM/WGM,IM/WIM,FM
PAYMENT OPTIONS: Payments should now only be made at the venue on Saturday - cash or cheque only. Please register and pay by 10:45 am.
Direct Bank Deposit
Please note that Direct Deposits should be carried out by Wed 8th July to ensure the transaction appears in our bank account before the weekend.
Bank: Bendigo Bank, Mooroolbark
Account Number: 133628222
Account name: Croydon Chess Inc.
When depositing, please include your name in the description so we can identify you! We will send you an email confirming your payment once it has been processed.
Cheques must be received by Friday 10th July.
Please make cheques payable to: Croydon Chess Inc.
and post to:
Croydon Chess Classic
2/16 Wickham Rd
Croydon VIC 3136
Cash payments can be made to any committee member of Croydon Chess Club (regular club nights are on Thursdays). Please remember to ask for a receipt as proof of payment!
=1st IM Guy West $400
John Nemeth $400
=3rd/4th IM Ilias Kourkounakis $100
Michael Hornung $100
Kai Jensen $100 (also = U2000 Adult)
Miodrag Milojevic $100 (also = U2000 Adult)
U2000 Junior Cameron Yung $100
U1600 Adult Tanya Kolak $40
Marcus Ogden $40
U1600 Junior Alexander Harris $80
U1200 Adult Alan Gray $30
John Vergunst $30
Mustafa Jamal $30
U1200 Junior Jimmy Deng $80
Biggest Upset Prize Jimmy Deng $30 book prize
Raffle Won by Peter Tsai