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Tuesday, November 4, 2008

KL International Open Chess Championship @15/12/2008 - 21/12/2008


RM45,000 CASH PRIZE TO BE GIVEN AWAY,Prize Fund (inclusive of Trophy, Medals & Special prizes

1. Organisers and Sponsor

Organised by Kuala Lumpur Chess Association (KLCA) with the sponsorship of Masterskill University College of Health Sciences. Managed by Intchess (M) Sdn. Bhd.

2.Schedule

Monday 15 December 1100 hrs Final Registration, Players' Meeting
1600 hrs Round 1

Tuesday 16 December
0900 hrs Round 2
1600 hrs Round 3

Wednesday 17 December
0900 hrs Round 4
1600 hrs Simultaneous Exhibition

Thursday 18 December Free day
0900 hrs Blitz Tournament

Friday 19 December
0900 hrs Round 5
1600 hrs Round 6

Saturday 20 December
0900 hrs Round 7
1600 hrs Round 8

Sunday 21 December
0900 hrs Round 9
1300 hrs Prize Giving & Closing Ceremony

3. Time Control and Format
Swiss System; FIDE-rated and titled; Rate of play will be 90 minutes for the whole game with 30 seconds increment for every move starting from the first move.

4. Prize Fund (inclusive of Trophy, Medals & Special prizes): RM45,000
Open:
1st Prize – RM10,000; 2nd – RM5,000; 3rd - RM3,000; 4th - RM1,500; 5th to 10th – RM1,000 each; 11th t0 20th – RM500 each

Challengers:
1st Prize – RM1,000; 2nd – RM500; 3rd - RM300; 4th – RM150; 5th to 10th – RM100 each; 11th to 20th – RM50 each

Visually Impaired:
1st Prize – RM1,000; 2nd – RM500; 3rd – RM300; 4th – RM150; 5th to 10th – RM100 each

Simultaneous:
Winners - RM500 each

Blitz:
1st Prize – RM1,000; 2nd – RM500; 3rd – RM300; 4th – RM150; 5th to 10th – RM100 each; 11th to 20th – RM50 each
5. Entry Fees to be payable by 30 November 2008; thereafter a 50% penalty of applicable entry fee applies.

Open: GM/IM/WGM/WIM and players over 2400 F.O.C.
FM/WFM and players over 2300 USD50/RM100
2200-2299 USD75/RM150
2000-2199 USD100/RM200
*First 10 GM/IM/WGM/WIM and players over 2400 will get free board and lodging

Challengers: RM50

Blind: F.O.C

Simultaneous: RM50

Blitz: RM50

The KL Chess Association and Intchess (M) Sdn. Bhd. reserves the right to accept and reject entries. For the Open, players will need to have a FIDE rating of 2000 and above. The organisers however has the right to enter up to 4 wild cards in each section on a case to case basis.

6. The Playing Venue & Official Hotel

The tournament playing venue is at Commonwealth Hall, Bukit Jalil Stadium but is subject to change. Please check www.chessasia.net for any changes.

Official accommodation: Per day is single at RM250/USD70 inclusive of 3 meals or Twin/triple at RM150/USD40 per person inclusive of 3 meals

7. Payment

All payments (net of all bank charges) shall be made payable by 30 November 2008 to:

Intchess (M) Sdn. Bhd.
Maybank Berhad, Jalan Yong Shook Lin, Petaling Jaya Branch
Account Number: 514187 350467
Swift Code: MBBEMYKL

8. Visas
If a visa is required, please contact the tournament director Peter Long (E: peter@aseanchess.com, M: +6013 3920 920).

Download registration form & Detail: Click Here
Source :GILACHESS

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