Friday, May 11, 2012

International Chess Open At MMU

11 May 2011, Kuala Lumpur
- Here is a tournament in Malacca
2012 and Organised by Multimedia University (Melaka campus) on the 30th June 2012.

Tournament: National rated. Open to all ages. 7 round Swiss system.

Venue: Exam Hall
​ Multimedia University (Melaka Campus)
​ Jalan Ayer Keroh Lama
​ 75450 Melaka
Time Control: 45min + No increment – All moves must be recorded.

Entries fee: RM30 per person (Registration after closing date on 17th June 2012 – RM40)

# Participants are requested to bring along their I/C or Birth Certificate at all times for verification purposes.
# Entries after the closing date will only be accepted at the discretion of the organizers.
Mode of payment:
1. Bank-in to 04050002313204 (CIMB) with the name of CHIN NYUK WEI.

2. The entry form and the copy of bank-in-slip MUST be scanned and emailed to not later than 17th June 2012.

3. Late registrations will be charged with RM10.

4. Participants that are unable to submit BOTH the bank-in-slip and the completed entry form within the time given will be disqualified automatically.


MMU Hostel Accommodation: Not provided.
Below are some hotels that you can refer to:

1. Kancil Hotel​​​​​​
9833, Bukit Baru, 75100 Melaka, Malaysia.
Tel: 606-2843848
Fax: 606-2815894​​​​​ 10 min drive distance to MMU

2. Atlantic Park Hotel Sdn. Bhd​​​
9830, Bukit Baru, 75150 Melaka, Malaysia.
Tel: 606-2810989
Fax: 606-2815894​​​​​ 10 min drive distance to MMU

3. City Theme Hotel​​​​​
No 163, Jalan Laksamana Cheng Ho, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia.
Tel: 606-2865855
Fax: 606-2865955
Hotel Direct Booking Hotline
Tel: 606-2835225
Fax: 606-2835005​​​​​ 20 min drive distance to MMU

4. De Ocean Hotel Sdn. Bhd.​​​
174, Jalan Laksamana Cheng Ho, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia.
Tel: 606-2843333 (Hunting line)
Fax: 606-2829899
Website:​​​ 20 min drive distance to MMU

# The organizers will not be held responsible should there be any changes in the information given above.
# For further information, please refer to the web site or contact number given.

Transportation & Meals: Not provided.

Further enquiries:

1.​Win Soh Tian Sheng ​(013-6515080)
2.​Poh Pei Hong ​​(014-3806693)
3.​Gan Yan Yang​ ​(017-6514769)


Champion​​​​: RM1000 + Trophy
2nd prize​​​​​: RM800 + Trophy
3rd prize​​​​​: RM600 + Trophy
4th prize​​​​​: RM300 + Trophy
5th prize – 10th prizes​​​: RM100 + Medal
Best Women​​​​: RM200 + Medal​
Best U-12 (on or after 1999)​​: RM200 + Medal
Best U-16 (on or after 1995)​​: RM200 + Medal
Best U-18 (on or after 1993)​​: RM200 + Medal
Best Institute​​​​: RM200 + Medal
* All participants will be given a certificate of achievement.

Rules and Regulations:
1. This chess competition is available for all age.
2. The FIDE Laws of Chess apply, supplemented by the tournament rules and regulations.
3. To accommodate space or other organizational constraints, the organizing committees have the right to accept or reject any entry without explanation. First-come-first-serve basis to a limited number of participants. Funds will be given back to rejected entrant(s).
4. Seven rounds FIDE Swiss System will be played by all participants regardless of their results from earlier encounters and the one with the most accumulated points will be declared as the winner.
5. All participants are required to report 40 minutes before the start of the first round unless prior notification is given to the Chief Arbiter. There will be no refund under such circumstances.
6. Players’ moves must be recorded. However, if player reaches less than five minutes on their clock, they are excused from doing so until the game is complete.
7. The winner of each game holds the duty of passing the signed score sheets with the correct results to the Chief Arbiter. Participants playing White assumes this responsibility if the game is drawn.

8. The loser of each game is responsible in rearranging the pieces on the dashboard. The participant playing Black holds this responsibility if the game ends in a draw.

9. The Director reserves the right to remove any individuals deemed as a nuisance or act in an undesirable manner. All participants are therefore expected to conduct themselves appropriately during the event.

10. The decision of the Director and Chief Arbiter with regards to the tournament is FINAL.

* Failure to abide the above rules will result in immediate disqualification.
Program Flow (Tentative subject)

30th June 2012 (Saturday)
09:00 – 12:00 pm​​: Registration
12:00 – 01:00 pm​​: Lunch time
01:00 – 02:00 pm ​​: Opening Ceremony
02:30 – 04:00 pm​​: Round 1
04:30 – 06:00 pm​​: Round 2
06:30 – 08:00 pm​​: Round 3
08:00pm onwards​​: Dinner time, check-in into hotel; free time
1st July 2012 (Sunday)
08:00 – 09:00 am​​: Breakfast time
09:00 – 10:30 pm​​: Round 4
11: 00 – 12:30 pm​​: Round 5
01:00 – 02:00 pm​​: Lunch time
02:00 – 03:30 pm​​: Round 6
03:30 – 05:30 pm​​: Round 7
06:00 – 07:30 pm​​: Closing and Prize Giving Ceremony
07:30 onwards​​​: Departure
*All meals will not be provided.
Entry Form

Name (Follow I/C):_________________________

Gender: M / F ​​​​Age: __________

Fee: RM __________ (RM30/RM40/RM60) ​Accommodation: Yes / No

I/C no: __________​​​​​Date of Birth: __________

Address: ____________________________________________________​​

Postcode: __________​​​​State: __________

Hp no:​ ________________​​​​Email: _______________

University/School: _______________

FIDE rating (if any): _______​​​National rating (if any): _______

Signature: __________​​​​Date:________________


Name: _______________________

Age: __________​​​​​Total Fee: __________

Received by: _________________

Date: _____________​​​​Signature: ___________

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