Monday, May 2, 2016

Malaysia Chess Festival 2016

3rd May 2016, Kuala Lumpur - The upcoming Malaysian Chess Festival 2016 is slated for the 9th - 19th September 2016 for the ASTRO Merdeka Open Rapid Team Chess Championship 2016, 1st Datin Yee Wai Fong Merdeka Junior Team Chess Championship 2016, Merdeka Blitz Chess Championship, 7th Swensen's Age-Group Chess Championship 2016, 13th IGB Dato' Arthur Tan Malaysia Open Chess Championship, 7th IGB Seniors Open Chess Championship, 11th Malaysia Chess Challenge, Individual Rapid Chess Championship.


Friday, November 27, 2015

DATCC moves to StarParc Point!

28th Nov 2015, Kuala Lumpur – News of DATCC moving to a new location in Setapak.

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Friday, October 16, 2015

UM-IPT Chess Tournament 2015, 13-15th Nov 2015

16th Oct 2015, Kuala Lumpur – The UM-IPT Chess Tournament 2015 is approved and it is back on this website. It will be held on 13th-15th Nov 2015 at University Malaya for players from local Institutions of Higher Learning. So read on..

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UM-IPT CHESS TOURNAMENT 2015

 

INTRODUCTION:

The purpose of this tournament is to provide a Fide-rated standard time control tournament for chess players from local Institution of Higher Learning.

 

ELIGIBILITY:

This tournament is by invitation only. Anyone who fulfilled the following requirements can apply to participate in this tournament. The application must be send to the organizing committee before 26th of October 2015. For the successful applicants the invitation will be send by 29th of October 2015.

 

1.      Must be a Malaysian studying in an Institute of Higher Learning in Malaysia which includes

                                                              i.      Institute of Higher Learning (Public / Private)

                                                             ii.      Community College

                                                           iii.      Polytechnic

                                                           iv.      College

 

2.      Procedures for shortlisting the players

                                                                  i.            Only a maximum of 50 Males and 50 Females will be invited.

                                                                ii.            Fide rating less than 2200.

 

3.      Any IHL can send as many players as possible as long as their players fulfill the criteria. Priority of shortlisting

a.      Have fide rating

b.      Top 4 players (boys and girls) from each university

c.       First come first serve.

The others will be in the KIV list.

 

4.      If any of the players do not accept the offer by the 3rd of November, this offer will be given to the other players in the KIV list.

 

5.      The committee decision is final and no appeal will be entertain.

 

ENQUIRIES AND CONTACT:

For further enquiries, please send an email to Dr. Ng Siew Cheok (siewcng@um.edu.my) or contact Mrs. Nurfadhilah at 03-79676980 (diylladania@um.edu.my).


TOURNAMENT DETAILS:

 

This Tournament is organized by University Malaya, Sport Centre. There will be only one event. However, there are separate prizes for males and females. The details of the event are as follows:

 

DATE                                  : November 13th to November 15th, 2015

VENUE                                : Multipurpose Hall Sports Centre, UM Arena,
University of Malaya      (May be subjected to changes)

FORMAT                             : 7 round Swiss System

TIME CONTROL                 : 90 minutes per person (no increment)

REGISTRATION FEES          : RM10.00/person

METHOD OF PAYMENT     : Bank In to BENDAHARI UNIVERSITI MALAYA
           (14400004005-05-3) CIMB Bank.

                                               

 

TENTATIVE TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

 

DATE

TIME

PROGRAMME

13th November

1430

Players’ meeting

1500

Round 1

1900

Round 2

14th November

0900

Round 3

1300

Round 4

1700

Round 5

15th November

0900

Round 6

1300

Round 7

*

Play-off

1700

Closing Ceremony

 

TIE-BREAK

1.    Personal Encounter

 

2.    Play-off (only for the champion)

 

a) If only 2 players

i. 2 rounds of blitz (5 min per player).

  ii. Armageddon (white 6 min against black 5 min.)

 

b) More than two players

     i. Round robin blitz (5 min per player).

 

 

PRIZES (GIVEN SEPARATELY FOR BOTH THE MALE AND FEMALE)

 

PLACING

PRIZE

CHAMPION

RM700 + Trophy

SECOND

RM350

THIRD

RM200

FOURTH

RM150

FIFTH

RM100

SIXTH

RM90

SEVENTH

RM80

EIGHTH

RM70

NINTH

RM60

TENTH

RM50

ELEVEN

RM50

TWELVE

          RM50

THIRTEEN

          RM50

FOURTEEN

          RM50

FIFTHTEEN

          RM50

*If 2 or more players are tied for a certain placing, the prizes will be evenly split.

 

 

IMPORTANT DATES

 

Date

Activity

26/10/2015 (before)

Submit Entry Form

29/10/2015

Invitation

3/11/2015 (before)

Accept invitation

6/11/2015

Invitation to KIV list

13-15/11/2015

Tournament days

 

 

ENQUIRIES AND CONTACT:

For further enquiries, please send an email to Dr. Ng Siew Cheok (siewcng@um.edu.my) or contact Mrs. Nurfadhilah at 03-79676980 (diylladania@um.edu.my).