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Wednesday, November 2, 2011


The event is now confirmed—Malaysia will be hosting the ASIAN Amateur Open and Women Chess Championship in Kuala Lumpur starting with player’s arrival on Friday, 25th November 2011 until the last round on 30th November 2011.
The event is limited only to players who has a FIDE Rating of below 2100 points (for at least the last 2 years) or Unrated players only.
The 9 rounds event offers a total prize fund of USD 7.000 with USD 1,500 going to the eventual winner. For the women player, the winner will secure a cash prize of USD 500.
The event will be held at Crowne Plaza Mutiara Kuala Lumpur and entry fees has been set at USD125 or for USD 150 for players without FIDE Rating

Playing Schedule The Championship will be held from 25th November to 1st December 2011

The Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF), on behalf of the Asian Chess Federation, invites your players to participate in the ASIAN Amateur Open and Women Championship to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 25th November to 1st December 2011.
The Organizing and Host Federation is the Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) and the contact person is Mr. Gregory Lau, Honorary Secretary of the Malaysia Chess Federation.
Tel: +6012 257 7123 Email:
Event Manager and Organizing Secretary is Mr. Najib Abdul Wahab who has been appointed by the Organizing Federation to assist in managing and executing the event.
Tel: +6016 338 2542 Email:

The closing deadline for the event shall be Friday, 4th November 2011. Entries received after the deadline shall be subjected to a late penalty fee of USD25 and will only be accepted at the discretion of the organizer.

More Details: Click Here

Registration,List of players: Click Here

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