Announcement: Alternative hotel, transport & closing dates

 

  1. The Organizers have fixed the US$ at the exchange rate @ RM 4. We will receive and pay at this rate.

US$ 1.00 = RM 4.00.

 

  1. Those who need cheaper rooms can look at HOTEL WESTREE which is directly opposite KL Sentral. Brochure below. About 20 mins to the venue by train or taxi from here.

 

  1. Closing Date for the DATCC Open Rapid Age Group is 1st August 2016 !

 

  1. Closing dates for the other events are 1 September 2016. The Team Events (ASTRO MERDEKA & DATIN YEE WAI FONG JUNIOR – U12 ) is fast filling up. PLEASE register early or you might find your Entry rejected!

 

  1. Those arriving in KLIA or KLIA2 (LCCT) are advised to take the train (RM 55) or a budget taxi (RM 85 – 95) from the airport. Those arriving in KL Sentral can take a budget taxi (About RM 15) to Cititel Midvalley Hotel.

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Malaysian Chess Festival 2016

ASTRO MERDEKA OPEN RAPID TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

1st DATIN YEE WAI FONG MERDEKA JUNIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

09 Sept (Friday)
Team Manager’s Meeting
14:30
Round 1 – 3
15:00 16:15 17:30
 10th Sep (Saturday)
Round 4 – 6
08:30, 09:45, 11:00
 LUNCH
Rounds 7 – 9
13:00, 14:15, 15:30
Merdeka Blitz
16:45
Prize Giving
18:00

 

11th Sep (Sunday)                 7th SWENSEN’S AGE-GROUP CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

 

13th IGB DATO’ ARTHUR TAN MALAYSIAN OPEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

7th IGB SENIORS OPEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

11th MALAYSIA CHESS CHALLENGE

11th Sept (Sunday)
Arrival
Player’s meeting
12:00
12th Sep (Monday)
Round 1
15:00
13th Sep (Tuesday)
Round 2 & 3
09:00 & 15:00
14th Sep (Wednesday)
Round 4
15:00
15th Sep (Thursday)
Round 5 & 6
09:00 & 15:00

 

16th Sep (Friday)                    MALAYSIA DAY – FREE DAY

(Individual Rapid Chess Championship) (Open/U18/ U12)

 

17th Sept (Saturday)
Round 7 & 8
09:00 & 15:00
18th Sep (Sunday)
Round 9
09:00
Festival Blitz
13:00
Prize Giving / Dinner
20:00
19th Sep (Monday)
Departure

 

Players absent from the Prize Giving will not be given their prizes. Please plan your departure dates.

 ASTRO MERDEKA OPEN RAPID TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

1st DATIN YEE WAI FONG MERDEKA JUNIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

09 Sept (Friday)
Team Manager’s Meeting
14:30
Round 1 – 3
15:00 16:15 17:30
 10th Sep (Saturday)
Round 4 – 6
08:30, 09:45, 11:00
 LUNCH
Rounds 7 – 9
13:00, 14:15, 15:30
Merdeka Blitz
16:45
Prize Giving
18:00

 

11th Sep (Sunday)                 7th SWENSEN’S AGE-GROUP CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

 

13th IGB DATO’ ARTHUR TAN MALAYSIAN OPEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

7th IGB SENIORS OPEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

11th MALAYSIA CHESS CHALLENGE

11th Sept (Sunday)
Arrival
Player’s meeting
12:00
12th Sep (Monday)
Round 1
15:00
13th Sep (Tuesday)
Round 2 & 3
09:00 & 15:00
14th Sep (Wednesday)
Round 4
15:00
15th Sep (Thursday)
Round 5 & 6
09:00 & 15:00

 

16th Sep (Friday)                    MALAYSIA DAY – FREE DAY

(Individual Rapid Chess Championship) (Open/U18/ U12)

 

17th Sept (Saturday)
Round 7 & 8
09:00 & 15:00
18th Sep (Sunday)
Round 9
09:00
Festival Blitz
13:00
Prize Giving / Dinner
20:00
19th Sep (Monday)
Departure

 

Players absent from the Prize Giving will not be given their prizes. Please plan your departure dates.

 

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