July 11 @ 12:00 am - September 12 @ 12:00 am
The 2021 Victorian Championship
Chess Victoria Presents The 2021 Victorian Championship
Format: Swiss Tournament 9 rounds
Venue: Box Hill Chess Club (21A Electra Avenue, Ashwood)
Eligibility: Top 24 Victorian players based on the June 1/2021 Australian Chess Federation rating list.
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
Byes: 2 half point byes may be taken in rounds 1 to 7
Entry Fees: $75 full; $50 concession; GMs, IMs, WGMs & WIMs free;
Payments: TryBooking. For players that do not make the cut, entry fee will be refunded via TryBooking
Enquiries: by e-mail to the Tournament Director Leonid Sandler email@example.com
Entries for Championship close on Friday 9th July 5 pm.
Prizes: 1st $1000, 2nd $500, 3rd $300, 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.
Round 1 July 11 6:30 pm
Round 2 July 18 5:00 pm
Round 3 July 25 5:00 pm
Round 4 August 1 5:00 pm
Round 5 August 8 6:30 pm
Round 6 August 15 5:00 pm
Round 7 August 22 5:00 pm
Round 8 Sept 5 5:00 pm
Round 9 Sept 12 6:30 pm
Starting time: 5:00 pm except July 11, August 8, September 12 which will start at 6:30 pm