In conjunction with the 16thMalaysian Chess Festival 2019, there will be a FIDE International Organizer (FIO) Seminar held in Cititel Midvalley Hotel from 13th– 15thAugust 2019. Mr. Ignatius Leong (IA, IO) will be the Lecturer. A very professional and vastly experienced Arbiter & Lecturer, Mr. Ignatius Leong (IA, IO) has agreed to come to Kuala Lumpur to conduct this Seminar. Potential Organizers, Arbiters, NA’s, FA’s & IA’s should not miss this opportunity to attend the Lectures. Parents and Coaches are also encouraged to attend the Lectures to expand and increase their knowledge of Chess.
The Dato’ Arthur Tan Chess Centre (DAT Chess Centre) with endorsement from Malaysian Chess Federation will be organizing the 16th Malaysian Chess Festival as follows:
09 – 10th August 2019 (Friday & Saturday) (CLOSING DATE 01 AUGUST 2019)
1) Merdeka Team Chess Championship (OPEN)
2) Datin Yee Wai Fong MERDEKA Junior Team Chess Championship (JUNIOR U12)
15th August (Thursday)
3) 10th DATCC/DATIN YEE WAI FONG Age Group Chess Championship (CLOSING DATE: 01 JULY 2019)
11th August (Arrival) – 19th August (Departure) – Monday to Monday (CLOSING DATE: 01 AUGUST 2019)
4) 16th IGB Dato’ Arthur Tan International Malaysian Open Chess Championship
5) 10th IGB Dato Tan Chin Nam International Seniors Open Chess Championship
6) 14th IGB BERHAD Malaysia Chess Challenge
11th August 2019 (Sunday) (CLOSING DATE: 01 AUGUST 2019)
7) Merdeka Day Individual Rapid Chess Championship (Open/Under18/Under12)
Prospectus and registration form can be downloaded from the links below.
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DAT Chess Centre is proud to be appointed by Chess Association of Selangor (CAS) as event manager of 46th Selangor Open from 26th April to 1st May 2019. This year CAS will be celebrating 46 continuous years of their event that has a very colourful history since its first inception in 1974. This event will be divided into 2 Categories i.e. an Open Section and a Challenger Section.
This 9-round Open Section with the time control 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment from move 1 that comprises of RM 21,000/= cash prize for the Top 20 winners (Champion RM 6,000), plus another RM 3,000/= cash prize awaiting 15 winners in Special Prizes, and 12 Medals for the Best Schools / IPT in Malaysia. This Open section is open to all.
Free entry shall be given to any WIM/WGM/IM/GM and past Selangor Open Champions who sign-up in the Open section.
While, the Challenger Section with the same number of rounds and time control with RM 3,900/= cash prize for Top 10 winners, RM 1,000/= cash prize awaiting 9 top winners from FIDE Rating Ceiling categories and 3 best Ladies, and 12 Medals for Best Primary Schools in Malaysia.
This Challenger section is open to participant with FIDE Standard Elo below 2000 rating (April 2019 release) or no FIDE rating
This event will be held at Grand Ballroom, 5th floor, Cititel Mid Valley Hotel, KL. Any outstation participants who need accommodation at Cititel Hotel, please liaise with En. Hamid Majid (email@example.com) at special rate (One-night twin sharing with breakfast @ RM272 nett). Alternatively, you can book the room via one of the online web portals.
DAT Chess Centre will be handling the Registration and Payment processes. All payments shall be paid into DAT Chess Centre Maybank account:
Rebate shall be given to players who register with payment for OPEN section, both Individual and (4 and above from the same school) School-going Children for OPEN section, and (4 and above from the same school) School-going Children for CHALLENGER section By 8th April 2019 (Monday). While, OKU participants who take part in OPEN Section is entitled to lowest bracket rate in Individual entrance fee of respective category based on the timeline of registration.
You can download prospectus from the following links:.
OPEN – http://datchesscenter.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/46th-Selangor-Open-2019-ENTRY-FORM.pdf
CHALLENGER – http://datchesscenter.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/46th-Selangor-Challenger-2019-ENTRY-FORM.pdf