Friday, August 6, 2010

Some Local Chess Tournaments

7 August 2010, Kuala Lumpur – Here are two upcoming chess tournaments in around the Klang Valley over the month of August 2010.
Cerdik Catur
The Cerdik Catur chess challenge will be played at the Kompleks Belia dan Kebudayaan Negeri Selangor in Section 7, Shah Alam this Sunday. For Shah Alam residents, the entry fees are RM20 for adults and RM15 for under-18 players. Non-Shah Alam residents are required to pay RM5 more. For inquiries, contact Mohd Fadli Zakaria (tel: 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, the Merdeka team rapid open tournament on Aug 29-31, and the Merdeka individual national age-group rapid open tournament will be on Sept 5. The venue for all three events is the Cititel hotel ballroom at the MidValley Megamall in Kuala Lumpur. Entries close on Aug 10 for the first two events and Aug 29 for the third event.
For the individual rapid event, entry fees are RM20 for players below 16 years old 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 (all players must be below 16 years old) will be charged at RM150 for four-player teams and RM175 for five-player teams. For the age-group event, the entry fee is RM25. More details from Hamid Majid (tel: 019-315 8098, fax: 03-4024 4337, or Or visit

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