Organized : THE MALAYSIAN CHESS FEDERATION (MCF) Co – Organized and Hosted : THE DATO’ ARTHUR TAN CHESS CENTER (DATCC) Date : 16th March (Wednesday) to 20th March 2011 (Sunday) Venue : The Dato’ Arthur Tan Chess Center (DATCC) 4th Floor, Wilayah Complex, No. 2, Jalan Munshi Abdullah Kuala Lumpur
TOURNAMENT INFORMATION Tournament Format : 9 Rounds Swiss System Pairing (using Swiss Manager Pairing System) Time Control : 90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move per game per player 1. FIDE TOURNAMENT rules shall be applied and enforced throughout the entire tournament. 2. ALL PLAYERS are to dress in proper attire – smart casual. Players wearing shorts, slippers/slip on, cargo pants, sleeveless, singlet, revealing/skimpy clothing including offensive writings on T-Shirts WILL NOT be allowed to enter the playing hall and WILL BE ASKED to change their clothing at the expense of their own playing time. ENTRY FEES
Entry Fees : 2010 Champions (Open and Women) FREE (After 1st March, entry fee is RM50) FIDE rating above 2000 RM 60 FIDE rating between 1600 & 1999 RM 100 FIDE rating below 1599 & UNRATED RM 150 20% discount if registers before 20th February 2011 (RM 48/ RM 80 / RM 120) Normal charge if registers between 20th February and 13th March 2011 50% penalty if registers after 13th March 2011 (RM 90 / RM 150 / RM 225) 50% discount for State representatives - Limited to 1 Open and 1 Woman player per state - Registration must be confirmed and paid before 1st March 2011 - Players must be endorsed by State Association - After 1st March, normal entry fee rate shall apply - Registration is free if the State player is above FIDE Rating of 2200 Entries are limited to the first 120 players who have registered, confirmed and paid the necessary Entry Fees for the event (combine for both Open and Women section). Refund Policy All entry fees received are subjected to 25% penalty for any cancellation made before 1st March, and 50% penalty for cancellation made before 14th March. No request for refund shall be entertained for cancellation made after 13th March 2011 For further enquiries, please contact: General Inquiries – DATCC Program Coordinator, Mr. Najib Wahab, +6016 338 2542 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Women Inquiries – MCF Vice President, Ms. Haslindah Ruslan, +6019 206 9605 / email@example.com FORM VERSION 1.2 (Final) – Dated 8th February 2011 NATIONAL CLOSED CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2011 KUALA LUMPUR 16th to 20th March Championship Information and Registration Form
SCHEDULE OF ROUNDS Day 1 16th March (Wednesday) 8:00am Registration 9:00am Players Meeting 9:30am Round 1 2:30pm Round 2 Day 2 17th March (Thursday) 9:30am Round 3 2:30pm Round 4 Day 3 18th March (Friday) 9:00am Round 5 (due to Friday Prayers) 3:00pm Round 6 (due to Friday Prayers) Day 4 19th March (Saturday) 9:30am Round 7 2:30pm Round 8 Day 5 20th March (Sunday) 9:30am Round 9 3:00pm Closing & Prize Giving Ceremony 4:00pm National Blitz Championship 2011 The waiting time is 30 minutes for all rounds based on the Scheduled Start Time AND NOT the time shown on the clock.
APPEALS COMMITTEE The Appeals Committee for the event shall include the Honorary Secretary of MCF, the Chief Arbiter of the event and 5 playing participants who will be nominated and appointed during the player’s meeting. In all appeal seating, the Honorary Secretary of MCF will preside as the Committee Chairman together with any of the 4 available committee members that are not involved in the appeal, either directly or indirectly. In dire situation, only 3 Appeals Committee members are required to deliver a resolution. Any appeal made by the players must be submitted in writing within 30 minutes after the conclusion of his/her game, accompanied with RM200 appeal fee. The appeal fee will only be refunded if the appeal is upheld. All decisions made by the Appeal Committee are deemed to have been final and no further appeal shall be entertained.