Thursday, July 29, 2010

Upcoming Chess Tournaments

30 July 2010, Kuala Lumpur – Here are a few of the local upcoming chess tournaments in Malaysia.

Tebrau open: Johor Chess Academy, Rukun Tetangga Sri Tebrau, Rakan Muda Johor Baru and Johor Baru Chess Association are organising the 21st Tebrau open chess tournament at the Plaza Pelangi in Johor Baru on Sunday. Closing date is today. For details, contact Narayanan Krishnan (013-771 7525 or

DATCC Razzmatazz: The Datuk Arthur Tan Chess Centre is organising its third DATCC razzmatazz rapidchess weekender at Wilayah Complex, Jalan Munshi Abdullah, Kuala Lumpur, on Sunday. For inquiries, contact Najib Wahab (016-338 2542, or Justin Kumar (018-396 0781, Or you may click here for some details.

Cerdik Catur: The Cerdik Catur chess challenge will be played at the Kompleks Belia dan Kebudayaan Negeri Selangor in Section 7, Shah Alam, on Aug 8. For inquiries, contact Mohd Fadli Zakaria (014-231 2370, Or you may click here for details.

Merdeka Rapid events: The Merdeka individual rapid open tournament will be played on Aug 28 and the Merdeka team rapid open tournament from Aug 29-31. Both events will be held at the Cititel hotel ballroom in Mid Valley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur. Closing date for entries is Aug 10. For the individual rapid event, entry fees are RM20 for players below 16 and RM30 for others. For the team rapid event, entry fees are RM300 for four-player teams and RM375 for five-player teams. Junior teams will be charged RM150 for four-player teams and RM175 for five-player teams. More details from Hamid Majid (019-315 8098, fax 03-4024 4337 or Or you may go to

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