The total prize fund is USD 12,767 (RM 45,000) !
Below are the details.
15-21 December 2008( Monday to Sunday)
Commonwealth Hall, Bukit Jalil Stadium(subject to change)
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
Organised by Kuala Lumpur Chess Association (KLCA) with the sponsorship of Masterskill University College of Health Sciences. Managed by Intchess (M) Sdn. Bhd.
Swiss System; FIDE-rated and titled;
90 minute + 30 second increment
Entry fee :
GM/IM/WGM/WIM and players over 2400 F.O.C.
FM/WFM and players over 2300 USD50/RM100
*First 10 GM/IM/WGM/WIM and players over 2400 will get free board and lodging
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)
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
1st Prize – RM10,000; 2nd – RM5,000; 3rd - RM3,000; 4th - RM1,500; 5th to 10th – RM1,000 each; 11th t0 20th – RM500 each
1st Prize – RM1,000; 2nd – RM500; 3rd - RM300; 4th – RM150; 5th to 10th – RM100 each; 11th to 20th – RM50 each
1st Prize – RM1,000; 2nd – RM500; 3rd – RM300; 4th – RM150; 5th to 10th – RM100 each
Winners - RM500 each
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