23 Feb 2015, Kuala Lumpur – Here is a new tournament for the juniors in Bukit Jelutong, Shah Alam.
For the first time ever, SK Bukit Jelutong in Shah Alam will be organizing a Junior Chess Championship 2015 event to be held on the weekend of 7th March and 8th March 2015 at its school campus located in Jalan Serambi U8/21. The 1st SKBJ Junior Chess Championship 2015 is an open event intended for junior players – both boys and girls, below the age of 12 years old and 9 years old. In order to make the tournament even more attractive to the participants, the organizer has registered the Junior Chess Championship as a National Rated event and it is targeting to have up to 200 players playing in its inaugural edition. Whilst the majority of the players are expected to be those from around Shah Alam area and the surrounding Klang Valley districts, the school is also expecting a sizeable participant to come from neighboring states such as Perak, Pahang and Negeri Sembilan. The 2-day event will use a time control of 25 minutes to finish over 8 rounds of play – 6 rounds to be played on Saturday with the balance 2 rounds to be played on Sunday.
A total prize fund of more than RM 3,500 has been set aside for the eventual winners with special prizes to be given away to the top 3 school teams in each age category who have amassed the most points through out the tournament. In order to be eligible for the best school team prizes, schools have to field 4 players to participate in the event and the 3 school that highest number of points accumulated by its players will be declared the winners.
For more information on the event, interested parties can contact Puan Syazerin Idayu Bt Mohd Sakri at +6013.356.7632 / +603.7845.9458 or if email is the preferred medium, write to firstname.lastname@example.org. Otherwise, you can download the registration form which contains details of the event and payment instruction at the following website http://www.chess-malaysia.com/SKBJOpen(Junior).pdf
Closing date for this event is 28th February 2015 and only the first 200 players will be accepted for entry. Beyond the number that has been allocated, acceptance of registration will solely be at the discretion of the organizer – pending space and equipment availability.
Come and be a part of this exciting junior event in Bukit Jelutong, Shah Alam.
See you there!!!!
Najib Abdul Wahab
1st SKBJ Junior Chess Championship 2015