Sunday, March 18, 2012

Melaka Chess Festival 2012 - Forms

18 March 2012, Kuala Lumpur (Repost) - As the closing date of 9 April 2012 is drawing close, here is the repost of the news on Melaka international chess festival from the organizers.

Fellow Chess Friends, Players, Supporters and Media

The attachments are referred.

Please find the attached information about the Melaka Chess Festival for you to share with your fellow chess players, general readers, medias, blogs, supporters and fans. It would be great if you can extend the invitation to other chess players that you know or putting up the news on your blog sites, radio/TV stations, newspapers, magazines, and the likes to get more people to participate in this exciting event

As per the earlier teaser on the event, the 750 Years Melaka International Chess Festival offers 3 major events – the Florencio Campomanes Memorial International Rapid Chess Championship, the Historical Melaka International Chess Championship and the Historical Melaka Challenger Chess Championship. The Campomanes Memorial offers a total prize fund of USD20,000, the Melaka International RM40,000 and the Melaka Challenger RM10,000

The festival is scheduled from 20th April 2012 with the Campomanes Memorial to be held on 21st and 22nd, and the Melaka International and Melaka Challenger to be held from 23rd April to 1st May 2012. The Rapid will be played over 11 rounds using a time control of 25 minutes to finish whilst the Melaka International and Melaka Challenger will be played over 9 rounds using classical time control of 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment from move 1.

Entry fees differ from events to events and titled players i.e. GM, IM, WGM, WIM, and players with FIDE rating higher than 2500 will be entitled for free entries. Please check the entry forms for the different rates that we have for each event offered as it will be based on each player’s FIDE rating points

Once the forms have been filled up and completed, please return it to Mr Khairi Jansar at (with copies to me at and Mr Gregory Lau at together with a scanned copy of the bank transfer/transaction slip paid to the Festival bank account. All payments for entry fees, accommodation (if any) and airport transfer fees/tour packages (if any) MUST be banked into the same bank account - bank details including addresses are included in the entry form for your references.

Should you need additional information, please feel free to revert and we will provide you with the necessary assistance as much as we can.
Your assistance and support are greatly appreciated!

All the best and Thank you
Najib Abdul Wahab
Organizer, Arbiter, Trainer
Tel: +6016 338 2542
Rapid Form:

International Form:
Challenger Form:
To get links of the documents above:
a. International Form – click here;
b. Challenger Form – Click here;
c. Campomanes Rapid Form – click here;
d. Prospectus – Click here.

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