Monday, August 23, 2010

Penang Heritage City Open International Chess Tournament

24 August 2010, Georgetown – Latest news on is the announcement of the Penang Open tournament. Penang will be organizing the traditional Penang Heritage City International Chess Open Tournament at Penang City Hall from the 8th – 12th December 2010 in Georgetown, Penang.
There are two categories comprising of the Open and Challenger categories during the tournament. The Open category is for all players and the Challenger for those having FIDE ratings of below 2000 or National Ratings below 1750. It will be a 9 round Swiss using classical chess time of 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment.

Entry fees are as follows:
Free entry for titled player (GM, IM, FM, NM)
Open Challenger
FIDE Rated 50 30
PCA Member 150 50
Non-PCA Member 180 80

To get a copy of the flyer details, please click here or go to

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