21 January 2011, Kuala Lumpur – Here are a few upcoming chess tournaments for chess enthusiasts to consider in their chess calendar for the year:-
> USM chess festival: The 17th Universiti Sains Malaysia chess festival continues this weekend with a seven-round team event starting tomorrow. For this event, time control is 40 minutes per game. Entry fees are RM70 (under-12 teams), RM90 (university, college and school teams) and RM110 (all other teams). Details are available from Lee Youn Hock (tel: 014-944 5491), Sia Chye Ching (tel:012-725 8828) or Lee Chiew Seng (tel: 016-515 2312). Click here for details.
> DATCC renegade chess: The Datuk Arthur Tan Chess Centre will organise the DATCC renegade rapid chess weekend at its Wilayah Complex premises in Kuala Lumpur on Jan 30. Seven rounds, 25-minute time control games. Entry fees are RM15 (for players under 12 years old) and RM25 (all other players). Please register before Jan 28. For inquiries, contact Najib Wahab (tel: 016-338 2542 or firstname.lastname@example.org.) Click here for details.
> Percawi chess: The Kuala Lumpur FT Chess Association (Percawi) will organise the Percawi City Day age group open (under-18 open and under-18 girls’ open) at the Pusat Kecemerlangan Sukan Cochrane in Kuala Lumpur on Feb 1. Six rounds, 30-minute time control games. Entry fee is RM15, inclusive of one-year Percawi junior membership. Closing date is Jan 31. To register, contact Collin Madhaven (tel: 016-212 3578), Azwan (tel: 019-278 8471) or Najib Wahab (% 016-338 2542). Click here for details.
> Cerdik chess: The Cerdik Catur Enterprise will organise its second Cerdik Catur tournament at the Datuk Arthur Tan Chess Centre, Wilayah Complex, Kuala Lumpur, on Feb 5. Seven rounds, 25-minute time control games. Entry fees are RM25 (adults) and RM20 (school children). To register, contact Fadli Zakaria (tel: 014-231 2370 or email@example.com.). Click here for details
> SKBD Chess Open, 23 January 2011, Age-Group. Venue: SK Bukit Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.Click here for details.
> Kedah Open 2011, 29 January 2011, Venue: SMK Sungai Petani, Kedah. Click here for details.
> 2nd Uptown Shah Alam Chess, 3rd February 2011, 9 pm, Click here for details.
> The Kelantan State Chess Association is organising an all-Kelantanese Chess Closed 2011 to be held 4-5 February 2011, Kuala Krai, Kelantan. If you qualify to enter, click here for details.
> USM One Malaysia Chess Open 2011, 20 February 2011, Venue: Main Hall, USM Engineering, Nibong Tebal, Penang. Click here for details.