Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Selangor Open 2012

From Lim Tse Pin,

Dear fellow chess enthusiasts,

CAS is pleased to announce that Selangor Open, a FIDE-rated and
National-rated event, will be held from 1st May to 6th May 2012. There
is a change in the schedule format if compares with previous years. It
is to accomodate more working adults and school going children to take
part in this event.

The first 2 rounds will be played on 1st May (Labour Day). Rd 1 @ 2PM
followed by Rd 2 @ 7PM. As for Rd 3 to Rd 5, it will start at 7PM on
each following day. Then, Rd 6 and Rd 7 on 5th May (Saturday) followed
by Rd 8 & Rd 9 on Sunday.

CAS hopes this schedule will be able to attract more people from chess
community to support this self-funded event (as of today). The main
prize for this event has been extended to top 15 (instead of top 10
winners). Also, CAS is offering top 3 teams (Gold medals, Silver
medals and Bronze medals) for IPT/School category. Each IPT/School
must send 4 players to be eligible for the prizes.

Entries with payment receives by 23rd April shall entitled to RM 30
discount. In addition, a further 20% discount shall be given to
IPT/Schools that send at least 4 players.

CAS hopes all chess bloggers / coaches / academies / associations in
Malaysia can lend the support to advertise this Oldest Chess Event in
Malaysia in chess blogs and share with as many chess friends as
possible to make this event a success.

Fact sheet here


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