Friday, June 05, 2009

IGB 6th Dato Arthur Tan Open (DATMO) 2009 CONFIRM !

The most awaited news for Malaysian chess fan has come. The Dato' Arthur Tan Malaysian Open (DATMO) 2009 is confirm ! The info was sent to me from Mr. Abdul Hamid Majid, Vice President of the Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) by email.

This international tournament is usually organised as part of the Malaysian Chess Festival which held right before Malaysia Independence Day on 31st August. So for this year, the tournament coincidently clash with the Ramadan Month which is the fasting month for Muslim.

Details about the tournament


Your browser may not support display of this image. MALAYSIAN CHESS FEDERATION

SUITE 1.21,
LEVEL 1, WISMA OCM, JALAN HANG JEBAT, 50150 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA


Event Organizer:
Dato’ Arthur Tan Chess Centre

(DATCC)


IGB
- 6
th Dato’ Arthur Tan
Malaysia Open Chess Championship 2009

Tournament
Regulations:

  1. This 9 Round, individual
    tournament is open to all players.

  2. FIDE (World Chess
    Federation) rules and regulations will apply. The tournament will be
    FIDE rated.

  3. The Swiss Manager
    Program will be used for pairings.

  4. The games will be
    played according to the schedule below. Time Control is 90 minutes +
    30 seconds increment from move 1.

  5. All mobile phones
    & electronic devices are banned in the tournament hall.

  6. All officials &
    players should be smartly attired in the playing hall.

  7. The Malaysian Chess
    Federation reserves the right to reject entries.
21 Aug (Fri) Players Meeting 2100 Bintang Ballroom, CitiTel
Mid Valley
22
Aug (Sat)
Registration
0730 - 0830 Bintang
Ballroom, CitiTel Mid Valley
22
Aug (Sat)
Round 1 0900 - 1300 Bintang
Ballroom, CitiTel Mid Valley
23 Aug (Sun) Round 2 0900 - 1300 Bintang Ballroom, CitiTel
Mid Valley
23 Aug (Sun) Round 3 1500 - 1900 Bintang Ballroom, CitiTel
Mid Valley
24
Aug (Mon)
Round 4 0900 - 1300 Bintang
Ballroom, CitiTel Mid Valley
25 Aug (Tue) Round 5 0900 – 1300 Bintang Ballroom, CitiTel
Mid Valley
25 Aug (Tue) Round 6 1500 – 1900 Bintang Ballroom, CitiTel
Mid Valley
26
Aug (Wed)
Free Day
27 Aug (Thu) Round 7 0900 – 1300 Bintang Ballroom, CitiTel
Mid Valley
27 Aug (Thu) Round 8 1500 – 1900 Bintang Ballroom, CitiTel
Mid Valley
28
Aug (Fri)
Round 9 0900 –
1300
Bintang
Ballroom, CitiTel Mid Valley
28
Aug (Fri)
Malaysian
Blitz Open
1500 Bintang
Ballroom, CitiTel Mid Valley
28
Aug (Fri)
Prize Giving
/ Buka Puasa
1900 Bintang
Ballroom, CitiTel Mid Valley
29 – 31
Aug
Merdeka Team Rapid Chess Championship Bintang Ballroom, CitiTel
Mid Valley

Prizes in US$


Open
Section
Malaysians Special Prizes
1 4000 6 700 11
250 1 800 Best Female 500
2 3000 7 600 12 250 2 500 2nd
Best Female
250
3 2000 8 500 13 250 3 300 Best U 16 200
4 1000 9 400 14 250 4 200 Best U 12 150
5 800 10 300 15 250 5 100 Best Veteran ( > 55) 250
Incentive
Prizes
To
encourage decisive results there is a prize fund (maximum US$ 2,000)
to be distributed at the end of the tournament among players of any
rank defeating Grandmasters. The maximum prize per win is US$ 100 and
if the number of wins exceeds 20, then those defeating GMs will receive
a pro-rated share of the prize fund. Another US$ 200 will be given as
the Best Game Prize.
Medals
& certificates will be given to prize winners. The champion’s
name will be engraved on the Dato’ Arthur Tan Challenge Trophy.
Participants
are entitled to only one prize (the larger). Where prizes are the same
value, the Open Section Prizes will take precedence over the Malaysian/Special
Prizes.


Venue: Ballroom, 5th
Floor, CitiTel Mid Valley Hotel, Mid Valley Megamall, Lingkaran Syed
Putra, 59200 KL.

Accommodations: All players
are required to budget for their own board and lodging as well as transportation
needs. The official hotel is CitiTel Mid Valley Hotel. First 20 GMs
to register will be provided accommodations on a twin-sharing basis.
Conditions for Titled Players: No tournament entry fee for Gms, Ims,
WGms, WIms and players rated above 2500 on the July 2009 FIDE Rating
List. Room rates are US$ 70 on a twin-sharing basis with breakfast.

Tournament Entry Fees: In US$

2400 -
2499
50 2200
– 2299
100 1600 - 1999 150
2300 -
2399
75 2000 - 2199 125 unrated 200
Bank
Account:: DAT Chess Centre -
Maybank Current Account: 5145 9822
0369
Jalan
Bunus, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - SWIFT : MBBEMYKL




Tournament Entry
Fees must be paid before the start of the first round. For further
details call Abd Hamid Majid


Closing Date
for entries: 10 August 2009. Entries after this date will be charged
double
.


Tournament entry
fees must be paid before the closing date. For further details
call Abd Hamid Majid - Tel: (60) 3 40219576


Mobile: (60)
19 3158098 - Gregory - 012 9020123 - Fax: (60) 3 40244337 Email:
aham@pc.jaring.my


IGB
- 6th Dato’ Arthur Tan Malaysia Open Chess Championship 2009
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Source : Mr. Abdul Hamid Majid,
Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF)

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