2016 CROYDON CHESS CLASSIC
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Saturday 9th July:
Round 1: 11:00 am (players should be at the venue by 10:45 am)
Round 2: 3:00 pm
Round 3: 7:00 pm
Sunday 10th July:
Round 4: 11:00 am
Round 5: 3:00 pm
VENUE: Croydon RSL, 1 Civic Sq, Croydon VIC 3136.
About 400m from Croydon station. Melways: 50 - J4
FORMAT: Five round Swiss. Swiss Perfect will be used for pairings. ACF rated.
TIME CONTROL: Fischer 75min/30s.
FORFEIT TIME: Late arrival by 30 minutes from the start of the round will result in forfeiture.
MOBILE PHONES: Players' mobile phones must be completely off and remain in a bag or pocket for the duration of their game. Penalty: Loss of game.
Spectators'/Visitors' mobile phones should be off or on silent. Please minimise phone use within the venue. Conversations should not take place near tournament games in progress.
ENTRY LIMIT: The first 52 fully paid entries will be accepted for the tournament.
$50 Standard entry
$40 Juniors & Croydon CC members
Free: GM, WGM, IM, WIM, FM
Overall: 1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200, 4th $100
Adults: Under 2000 $100, Under 1600 $80, Under 1200 $80
Juniors: Under 2000 $100, Under 1600 $80, Under 1200 $80
Maximum one cash prize per entrant. Prizes to be shared equally in the event of a tie.
Biggest upset prize: Chess book
REGISTRATION & PAYMENT: Register online here.
Online registration closes 7 July 2016 or when 52 fully paid entries have been accepted. Please note that the entry fee must be paid to finalise entry.
HALF POINT BYES:
A maximum of one half point bye only will be permitted for rounds 1 to 3 only.
ARBITER: Peter Tsai (International Arbiter)
FOOD: The venue is within easy walking distance to bakeries, cafes, shops and restaurants. A brief guide to eateries and parking will be emailed to entrants prior to the event.
A microwave oven is available in the kitchen area for re-heating food.
As always, tea and coffee will be provided free.
ENQUIRIES: Tanya Kolak at
or 0415 228 063
$50 ... Adults
$40 ... Juniors and Croydon Members
FREE ... GM/WGM,IM/WIM,FM
Direct Bank Deposit
Please note that Direct Deposits should be carried out by Wed 6th 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.
Cheque or Cash
Please make cheques payable to:
Croydon Chess Inc.
Cheque or cash payments can be made to any of the following committee members of Croydon Chess Club (regular club nights are on Thursdays). Please remember to ask for a receipt as proof of payment!
Committee Members accepting payments: Pearl Yung, Ian Birchall, Tanya Kolak
1st FM Greg Canfell $500
=2nd/5th John Nemeth $150
FM Abdulwahab Rashid $150
FM Domagoj Dragicevic $150
Tony Davis $150
U2000 Adult Milenko Lojanica, Richard Voon, Tom Lea $35 each
U2000 Junior Jody Middleton $100
U1600 Adult Joshua Culbert, Tanya Kolak $40 each
U1600 Junior Nicholas Ilic $80
U1200 Adult Joselito Chansuyco $80
U1200 Junior Kendrick Lo, Atlas Baillieu $40 each
Biggest Upset Prize Shum Ghumman book
Raffle Winner Tony Davis