Thursday, January 29, 2009

MMU Melaka Open Chess Tournament

Date : 28th of February 2009 to 1st of March 2009
Venue : Exam Hall, MMU Melaka Campus
Campus address : Multimedia University (Melaka Campus),
Bukit Beruang, 75400, Ayer Keroh, Melaka.

Registration fee : Individual Registration : RM 20 per person. *(Excluding food and

Tournament Schedule

1st Place - RM 1000 + Trophy
2nd Place - RM 600 + Trophy
3rd Place - RM 300 + Trophy
4th Place - RM 200 + Medal
5th-10th  - RM 100 + Medal

Rules and Regulations

  • FIDE 7 Round Swiss System.
  • The maximum of participants 120 players.
  • A team of 4 players for institution, school or a public group.
  • Age is taken as of 1st of January 2009.
  • Each game will have a time control of 45 minutes per side.
  • A walkover/win to opponent after 30 minutes.
  • Players that are absent without a valid reason will be removed in the next round.
  • Players are to record their moves.
  • The arbiter’s decision is final. However, participants may appeal within 15 minutes of the subjected game. A fee of RM 50 will be charged. This fee will not be returned if the appeal fails. An appeal committee will be formed.
  • The organizing committee reserves the right to make amendments or any changes to the rules and regulation if the need arises.
To register, send an email to and cc it to . State your name, identity card no, contact number, and institution (or group name). FIDE rating / National Rating be stated..

Payment latest by 12pm on the 28th of February 2009. Late registration pay a penalty of RM 5. Payment can be made to Ms Lee Pei Swan through Maybank Account Number 104068129647

Accommodation can be arranged for at hotels.
Arrangements for transportation from Melaka Sentral Bus terminal. State your time of arrival.
Enquiries: Ngow Lean Jee 017 - 3997450 Yong Gwo-Liang 016 - 2086504

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