Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Kuala Lumpur Open Chess Championship offer USD 12,765 ( RM 45,000) Total Prize Fund!

Great news guys. There will be another big international chess tournament in local chess scene this December organised by Kuala Lumpur Chess Association and sponsored by MasterSkill University College of Health Sciences.
The total prize fund is USD 12,767 (RM 45,000) !



Below are the details.



Date

15-21 December 2008( Monday to Sunday)


Place
Commonwealth Hall, Bukit Jalil Stadium(subject to change)


Accomodation
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



Organiser

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



Rules:
Swiss System; FIDE-rated and titled;



Time control

90 minute + 30 second increment



Entry fee :

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: RM5



Schedule :

15 December 2008 ( Monday)

Round 1 : 4 pm - 12 pm



16 December 2008 ( Tuesday)

Round 2 : 9 am

Round 3 : 4 pm


17 December 2008 ( Wednesday)

Round 4 : 9 am



18 December 2008 ( Thursday)

Free day


19 December 2008 ( Friday)

Round 5 : 9 am

Round 6 : 4 pm

20 December 2008 (Saturday)

Round 7 : 9 am

Round 8 : 4 pm

21 December 2008 (Sunday)

Round 9 : 9 am

Prize Giving & Closing ceremony : 1 pm


Prizes


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



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.

Entry Form & payment& further details : click here


Source and KL Chess logo from: KL Chess blog
Master Skill logo from : MASTERSKILL

1 comment:

ventfrustration said...

Hi. Maybe we can have a game or two when u r free. Seems like you are a very strong player.

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