3 June 2011, Kuala Lumpur – Here are a few upcoming chess camps and chess tournaments in and around Kuala Lumpur and in Perak as reported in The Star Portal by SS Quah.
Chess camp #1: Creative Chess Enterprise will hold a two-day chess camp at Sekolah Sri Bestari in Bandar Sri Damansara, KL, next Monday and Tuesday. Entry fees: RM140 (elementary level), RM160 (players with national chess ratings below 1,200 points) and RM180 (players with national rating above 1,200 points). Contact Balendran (012-354 7011) or Lim Tse Pin (012-298 4922).
Chess camp #2: There will be a two-day Kids For Chess camp at Pandan Lake Club in Pandan Perdana, KL, next Tuesday and Wednesday. Entry fees: RM90 (player of any level). Contact Kids For Chess (03-9131 6474 / 016-212 3578 / http://www.kids4 chess.com).
Perak grand prix: Perak International Chess Association will stage the fourth leg of this year’s Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng chess grand prix tournament at the Grand Kampar Hotel on June 19. This leg will be contested over seven rounds with a 25-minute time control. The grand final will be played in Ipoh on July 10. Other than cash prizes, points will be awarded to the top 10 winners of each leg, and the points will be accumulated till the final leg. Entry fees for the Kampar tournament: RM25 (open section), RM15 (under 16), RM10 (under 12). For PICA members and Perak residents: RM20 (open), RM10 (under 16). Closing date for entries: June 16. To register, contact Yunus (013-390 8129) or go to http://perakchess.blogspot.com.
SJKC Jalan Davidson open: Cheras Chess Academy and Percawi will assist SJK(C) Jalan Davidson in KL in staging an open tournament at the school hall on June 19. Entry fees: RM12 (students from the school and Percawi members) and RM15 (others). To register, contact Kids For Chess (03-9131 6474 / 016-212 3578).
2nd FGM Thematic Chess, 25-26 June 2011, Venue: Excel Chess Academy, OUG, Kuala Lumpur . Click here for details.
1st SMK HillCrest Chess Championship 2011, 10 July 2011, Venue: SMK HillCrest, Taman Seri Gombak, Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur. Click here for details.
MBSSKL open: Methodist Boys Secondary School in KL will hold its sixth open tounament at their school on July 23. Six rounds, 25 minutes per game. Entry fees: RM5 (MBSSKL students) and RM15 (others). Closing date for entries: July 9. For more details, go to http://mbsskl.edu.my or contact Sanusi or Madam Yong LY (03-2078 2293).