7 November 2011, Kuala Lumpur - Here is an announcement from Polgar Asia who is organizing a friendly chess event with neighbors, Singapore at their premises.
"We, Polgar Asia, have the honour of hosting 30 kids from Northland Primary School, Singapore for 3 days in Kuala Lumpur. During the 3-day stay, we have included chess tournament activities with KL/Selangor primary schools and a match at the Polgar Chess Asia for our students. This exercise is jointly organised by Polgar Chess Asia and our counterpart in Singapore.
We think this is a very healthy activity and we have been asked to organise something similar for our students to Singapore in future.
For the Polgar vs Northland, details as below:-
Date: 15 Nov 2011 (Tuesday)
Venue: Polgar Chess Asia @ Desa Sri Hartamas
Time Control: 3 Rounds with 25 min/player.
Entry Fee: RM20 (for student); RM25 (non-student)
Age group: Under 13 years old only
Availability: 1st come 1st serve basis as only 30 places are available.
Meal: Own, clean water is available here
Attire: Smart shirt, pants & proper shoes"
(source : Louisa Yip, Polgar Chess Asia, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur. Tel: +60 3-2300 1680, Fax: +60 3-2300 1689, www.polgarchessasia.com)
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