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2018 Australasian Masters

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2018 Australasian Masters held Sat 15th to Sun 23rd December 2018 at Melbourne Chess Club has chess player norms available.

2018 Australasian Masters

2018 Australasian Masters are round robin system chess tournaments of 9 rounds with 10 players each. The event is scheduled to be held from Saturday 15th to Sunday 23rd December 2018 at Melbourne Chess Club. Chess players for the event are selected and chosen to make Grand Master or International Master norms possible.

Tournament Details

Pairings and Results

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Round start times (AEDT)

  1. 6.30pm Sat 15th December
  2.    4pm Sun 16th December
  3.    2pm Mon 17th December
  4.    4pm Tue 18th December
  5.    4pm Wed 19th December
  6.    4pm Thu 20th December
  7.    4pm Fri 21st December
  8. 6.30pm Sat 22nd December
  9.    2pm Sun 23rd December


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:

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Melbourne Chess Club

62-66 Leicester Street, Fitzroy, VIC 3065, Australia.


GM Norm Event

1st AUD 1,500

2nd AUD 1,000

3rd AUD   500

IM Norm Event

1st AUD 1,000

2nd AUD   500

3rd AUD   300

Norm Requirements

GM Norm Event

GM Norm 6.5/9 points

IM Norm 4.5/9 points

IM Norm Event

IM Norm 7/9 points

Participants of 2018 Australasian Masters

GM Norm Event



IA Peter Tsai (Chief Arbiter)

FA Michael D’Arcy



IM Igor Bjelobrk

IM Bobby Cheng

IM Kanan Izzat

GM Andrey Kvon

IM Xiangyi Liu

GM Vasily Papin

GM Anton Smirnov

IM Stephen J Solomon

FM Christopher Wallis

FM Karl Zelesco

IM Norm Event



IA Leonid Sandler (Chief Arbiter)

Tony J Davis



CM Alphaeus Ang

Kris Chan

FM Luis Chan

FM Brandon G I Clarke

IM Ari Dale

FM Domagoj Dragicevic

IM Alexej Khamatgaleev

FM Qing Aun Lee

FM Eddy Levi

IM Eric Rosen

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