Monday, March 19, 2012

1st UPM Chess Open Rapid 2012

19 March 2012, Kuala Lumpur - Here are the finalized details about 1st UPM CHESS OPEN RAPID 2012. Note that there are some changes for venue, entry fee (additional RM2 for national rating calculation purpose), prizes (increased), time (round 1 shall begin at 10am instead of 9.30am) and it is now national rated.

Organizers: UPM chess enthusiasts with cooperation from Bahagian Hal Ehwal Pelajar dan Alumi UPM, Seksyen Pembangunan Atlit UPM dan Zhong Hua Chess Club.

Venue: Panggung Percubaan, UPM

Dates: 1 April 2012
Format: 7 rounds Swiss, 25 min time control
Time: 8am-6.30pm (Registration start from 8am to 9.30am, Round 1 start at 10am)
Entry fee: UPM student​​ - RM12
​ Under 18​​ - RM17
​ Others​​​ - RM22

Main Prizes form 1st to 10th: RM400, RM200, RM100, RM50, RM50, Hamper, Hamper, Hamper, Hamper, Hamper
Special Prizes: Best UPM student -RM100
​​ Best lady​ -Hamper
​​ Best rating <1600 -Hamper
​​ Best rating <1400 -Hamper

*Certificate will be given to all prize winners.

*Limited to 120 participants only.
Registration: Registration shall be made on or before 29th March 2012(Thursday) through sms name and event to person in charge. Any late registration shall be penalized with additional fee RM5. Fee can be made on the day of the tournament.
For registration and details,
Wan: 012-9589534
Chek: 014-3276155
Hamidah: 017-6813097

For those who want to pay the registration fee in advance, please bank in to Bendahari UPM 1215-0005004-05-0(CIMB Acc.) and sms transaction no, name, date and time of bank in to us.

Information about public transportation:
There is a KTM Serdang station which located nearby to UPM. Then one may take rapid KL bus U416 from KTM Serdang to UPM and alight from the bus at second last station where there is a white bridge above. Next, ask the security guard and take 5 min walk to Panggung Percubaan. Also, there are many taxis around Serdang area and one may take a taxi from KTM Serdang to Panggung Percubaan UPM.

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