Friday, November 12, 2010

Upcoming Chess Tournaments

12 November 2010, Kuala Lumpur – For those looking for chess tournaments in Malaysia, here are a few choices to choose from.

SJKC Jln Davidson open
SJK Cina Jalan Davidson in Kuala Lumpur will organise an open chess tournament for under-16 players at the school this Sunday. Six rounds, 30-minute time control games. Today is the closing date for entries. Details from Collin Madhaven (016-212 3578) and Bob Yap (012-287 8378). Click here for details.

FIDE-rated tournament
The Cheras Chess Academy will hold a Fide-rated open tournament, limited to players with Fide ratings of 1950 and below, at Pusat Kecemerlangan Sukan Cochrane in Jalan Cochrane, Kuala Lumpur, from Nov 20-24. Seven rounds, two-hour play-to-finish time control games. Entry fees are RM50 (Fide-rated players) and RM80 (non-Fide-rated players). Details from Collin Madhaven (016-212 3578, Click here for details

Perak closed
The Perak International Chess Association together with the Majlis Sukan Negri Perak and KLK Bhd will jointly organise the Perak closed chess championship at the Dewan MSN in Ipoh from Nov 27-28. Only players born, residing and working in the state are eligible to take part. Nine rounds, 45-minute time control games. Contact Yunus (013-390 8129) to register. Please click here for details.

Chess camp
A fun and informative Kids For Chess camp for beginners, intermediate-level and aspiring tournament players will be held at the Pandan Lake Club in Pandan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur, from Dec 1-2. Entry fees are RM90 per participant. Closing date is Nov 30. Details from Click here for details.

Penang Chess League
The Penang Chess Association will organise the annual Penang Chess League at SJK Cina Kheng Thean in Jalan Van Praagh, George Town, from Dec 4-5. Seven rounds, one-hour time control games. The event is open to teams from the public sector, business community, factories, institutions of learning and registered societies and clubs. Entry fees per team are RM150 (open category), RM90 (under-18 teams) and RM60 (under-12 teams). Entries close on Dec 1. Details from Tan Eng Seong (012-429 9517). Click here for details.

Sarawak Open Chess Championship 2010,
The Sarawak Chess Association will be organising their Sarawak Open Chess Championship 2010 on 17-19 Dec 2010, Venue: Kingwood Hotel, Sibu, Sarawak. You may contact Joseph Ting, Tel: 016-8893185, Fax: 084 – 331451, or, Lim Kian Hwa, Tel: 016 8603180, Email: Click here for details.

INSOFAR ELITE OPEN/Junior Quarterfinal 2010
The Insofar Chess Academy has announced its upcoming Insofar Elite Quarterfinal chess tournament which will be held on the 5th December 2010, Sunday at DATCC, 4th Floor Car Park, Wilayah Complex, Kuala Lumpur. You may contact En. Mat Zaki b Yeop, hp: 0172032051 or hp; 0123415030. For details, please click here.

Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Perak Grand Prix Chess Championship 2010

The Grand Final leg will be held on 12 December 2010 at Dewan Majlis Sukan Negeri Perak. Details will be posted later or please visit

Penang Heritage City International Chess Open 2010
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. Click here for details.

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