Tuesday, January 19, 2010

KL Rapid Chess Grand Prix, Royal Selangor Club, 6-7 February 2010 (1st Leg)

KL Rapid Chess
Grand Prix
@ Royal Selangor Club, Kuala Lumpur


1. Organisers and Sponsors
Organised by Kuala Lumpur Chess Association (KLCA) & Polgar Chess Asia with sponsorship from Malaysian Intellectual Development Foundation and the Royal Selangor Club.
2. Format, Time Control & System
There will be two sections - Open & Kids (U-12), played using the Swiss System, and the rate of play will be 45 minutes for the whole game.
There will be 4 legs, played monthly, followed by the grand finals:
First Leg:                         6-7 February 2010
Second leg:                     6-7 March 2010
Third Leg:                        3-4 April 2010
Fourth leg:                      8-9 May 2010
Grand Finals:                  5-6 June 2010
Points (actual scores) accumulated from each leg will be used as the basis for qualifying for the Grand Finals, where the top 10 in each section will be given free entry and the top 25 overall finishers* in each section will be given priority in participation.
*The organizers reserves discretion in modifying the number of qualifiers.
3. Schedule
Played on weekends: On Saturdays from 1 to 5:30 p.m., and on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday                      12:00-13:00       Final Registration
                                  14:00-15:30       Round 1
                                  16:00-17:30       Round 2

Sunday                        09:00-10:30       Round 3
                                  11:00-12:30       Round 4
                                  13:30-15:00       Round 5
                                  15:30-17:00       Round 6                 
                                  17:30-18:00       Closing & Prize Giving
Participants are encouraged to pre-register with the organizers to be assured of a place as space is limited and so only 80 places are guaranteed for each leg.
4. Total Prize Fund (RM 6,600)
Each Leg:
1st Prize – RM300; 2nd – RM150; 3rd – RM100; 4th to 5th – RM50 each; 6th to 10th – RM 25 each
Kids (U-12):
1st Prize – RM150; 2nd – RM75; 3rd – RM50; 4th to 5th – RM25 each
Grand Finals:
1st Prize – RM600; 2nd – RM300; 3rd – RM200; 4th to 5th – RM100 each; 6th to 10th – RM 50 each
Kids (U-12):
1st Prize – RM300; 2nd – RM150; 3rd – RM100; 4th to 5th – RM50 each
5. Entry Fees to be payable three days before each leg, thereafter a 50% penalty of up to the applicable entry fee may apply.
Members (KLCA & RSC):
Open:           RM 15
Kids (U-12)    RM 5
Open:           RM 20
Kids (U-12)    RM 10
*The organisers reserves the right to accept and reject entries.
6. The Playing Venue
The tournament playing venue is the Card Room of the Royal Selangor Club at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur.
7. Payment
All payments shall be made payable to:
Effective Commerce Sdn. Bhd.       
Maybank Berhad, Jalan Yong Shook Lin, Petaling Jaya Branch
Account Number: 514187 214430
Swift Code: MBBEMYKL


KL Rapid Chess
Grand Prix
@Royal Selangor Club, Kuala Lumpur


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Section :                (     ) Open                 (      ) Kids (U-12)
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Leg : First (6-7 Feb) / Second (6-7/Mar) / Third (3-4 Apr) / Fourth (8-9 May)
(Circle where applicable)

Payment Details:

Please return this entry form three working days before the leg you wish to participate in to: KL Chess Association c/o Peter Long, Tournament Director
by Fax to: +603 2300 1689       by E-mail to:     peterlong@aol.asia 

(source: Peter Long’s webpage on KL Chess at this link here - http://www.klchess.com/2010/01/kl-rapid-grand-prix-2010.html)

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