Monday, January 26, 2015

19th GACC Kicks Off Today

The 19th Grand Asian Chess Challenge (GACC) or International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship kicks off today.

Not like last year where men and women are in different categories, this year both men and women participants will be playing together in one main event which is the Open category.

For those who like to come to see the action, the venue of the tournament is Tunku Bahiyah College of Universiti Malaya.

The schedule for today as to the knowledge of GiLoCatur is like the following:

9.00 am - 1.00 pm : Round 1

2.00 pm - 4.30 pm : The opening ceremony

5.00 pm - 9.00 pm : Round 2

Based on the Starting List, there are 113 chess players take part in the chess tournament. But two players are not paired in the first round. 

Round 1 match ups - Top 15 Boards
For the full Round 1 pairings, click here.

Good Luck and All the Best to all participants, especially Fikri Saleh.

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