The tournament will start on the 4th September till 9th September with 9 rounds Swiss System format. The venue is the Shah's Village Hotel in Petaling Jaya. This is the second time the tournament being held, last year it was held in Bukit Jalil, KL.
According to KL Chess blog, a number of GMs and titled players will play in this tournaments. Among the big names is GM Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son, GM Dao Tien Hai and GM Nguyen Anh Dung (Vietnam), GM Marat Dhzumaev and GM Saidali Iuldachev (Uzbekistan), GM Susanto Megaranto (Indonesia).