Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Kuala Lumpur Open Chess Championship 2009 start on 4th September !

Although the Malaysian Chess Festival officially ends on 31st August 2009, "the festival" actually will continue with another International chess tournament which is the Kuala Lumpur Chess Championship Open 2009 ! This tournament will be organised by Kuala Lumpur Chess Association (KLCA) with sponsorship from the Malaysian Intellectual Development Foundation (MIDF) and the Masterskill University College of Health Sciences.

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).

You can refer to chess-results for the list of the players and KL Chess blog for info.

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