Dates:_____.7 Thursday evenings, 1st Feb to 14th Mar

Times:____.  All players must be present by 7:45pm on 1st Feb to be included in the R1 pairing.

           Round 1 will start at 8:00pm.  All other rounds start: 7:45 pm.

Venue:_____Croydon RSL Hall, Civic Square, Croydon, VIC.

Covid precautions:_____ Air purifiers in operation. Please don’t attend if you have any flu-like symptoms.

Format:____7 round Swiss.

Time control: ____60min + 30s/move. ACF Classic rated.

Prizes:___1st: $240, 2nd: $160, 3rd: $90;

U1600:   1st $90, 2nd $60;
U1300:   1st $90, 2nd $60;
U1000 or unrated*:    1st $90, 2nd $60;
Junior (U18): $60.
            [One cash prize per person]          [Total prize pool = $1000] 
* The Organiser may provide a provisional rating based on evidence of performance in other events. 

Registration & Entry fee:   

                        Please note: There is a limit of 42 players. 

Members: $20              – Please pay to our bank account prior to Round 1.

Non-members: $40      – Please pay to our bank account and notify the Organiser of your name, contact number and payment details by Tuesday 30th January.


Bank Account details:

Bank: Bendigo Bank, Mooroolbark
BSB: 633 000
Account Number: 133 628 222
Account name: Croydon Chess Inc.
When depositing, please include your name in the description so we can identify you. Also, please ensure all deposit details are correct.


Absences: __It is important to notify the organiser by text message of any foreseeable absence asap. Failure to do so inconveniences your opponent and may result in a sanction such as enforced withdrawal and denial of entry to the next club tournament.

Forfeit time: __30 min after the start of play.

Byes:________Two half-point byes allowed in the first five rounds only.

Notify the Organiser prior to the previous round.

Arbiters:_____Kyle Gibson (FA) & Ian Birchall

Organiser:__ _Ian Birchall, E:

                                         or Text:  0490 125 926

Website:_____ _____ All pairings, results and games are published promptly on our website.