Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Update on Malaysian Women Masters 2010

Menara Kuala LumpurImage via Wikipedia
Kelab Catur Setia Kuantan reported that they have received confirmation on the Malaysian Women Masters 2010 event.
There will be 8 players selected for this event, and so far only 6 players have verbally confirmed their participation. The players selected are as follows:-
1. NWM Roslina Marmono - (Top 4 in FIDE list)
2. NWM Alia Anin Azwa Bakri - (National Champion 2008 / Top 4 FIDE list)
3. NWM Tan Li Ting - (National Champion 2009)
4. Renitha Narayanan - (Top 2 National Closed 2009)
5. WFM Nur Najiha Azman Hisham - (National Junior Champ 2009)
6. WCM Nur Nabila Azman Hisham - (National Junior Champ 2008)

Two more players have yet to make their confirmation to enter, and one of the two remaining selected candidate player is the President's choice. It is going to be a round robin event and not a knock-out event like the mens'.

Date of the event is slated for the 26th Feb 2010 - 28th Feb 2010 and will continue on the 6th March 2010 - 7th March 2010 (the final date confirmation will be announced later by MCF).

Venue for the event will be held at the DATCC Chess Centre in Wilayah Complex, Kuala Lumpur.

Important note : The top four players from this Malaysian Women Masters 2010 will be used as a criteria for selection to Olympiad 2010 that will be held in Khanty-Mansiyk, Russia.
(source: Kelab Catur Setia, Kuantan)
Reblog this post [with Zemanta]

No comments: