2023 Australasian Masters
2023 Australasian Masters is a round robin system chess tournament of 9 rounds with 10 players. The event is scheduled to be held from Thursday 14th to Friday 22nd December at Melbourne Chess Club. Chess players for the event are selected and chosen to make International Master norms possible.
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Pairings and Results
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Round start times (AEDT)
|Start Time||Day & Date|
|Round 1||4pm||Thursday 14th December 2023|
|Round 2||4pm||Friday 15th December 2023|
|Round 3||6.30pm||Saturday 16th December 2023|
|Round 4||4pm||Sunday 17th December 2023|
|Round 5||4pm||Monday 18th December 2023|
|Round 6||4pm||Tuesday 19th December 2023|
|Round 7||4pm||Wednesday 20th December 2023|
|Round 8||4pm||Thursday 21st December 2023|
|Round 9||4pm||Friday 22nd December 2023|
Rate of Play
Single time control. 90 minutes per player plus 30 seconds increment per move from move one.
2023 Australasian Masters is held at:
1st AUD 1200
2nd AUD 600
3rd AUD 400
(To Be Advised – when available)
IM Norm Event
IO/IA Leonid Sandler (AUS), Chief Organiser and Tournament Director.
IA Peter Tsai (AUS), Chief Arbiter.
FA David Esmonde (AUS), Deputy Arbiter.
IM Jairo Andres Hernandez Sanchez (COL) 2355
IM Alexej Khamatgaleev (RUS) 2354
FM Raphael Malassagne (FRA) 2292
FM Christopher Wallis (AUS) 2271
IM Stephen J Solomon (AUS) 2259
IM David Cannon (AUS) 2179
FM Sterling Bayaca (AUS) 2165
FM Michael Kethro (AUS) 2162
FM Eddy L Levi (AUS) 2114
There is space for 1 more non-AUS player, preferably rated 2211 or higher.
AUD 300 per player entry fees.
To be one of the 10 players, contact the organiser, Leonid Sandler on mobile phone: +61 412201891