Monday, July 20, 2009

KL Open Finally Confirm

KL Open Chess
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 3-8 September 2009

1. Organisers and Sponsor

Organised by Kuala Lumpur Chess Association (KLCA) with sponsorship from Masterskill
University College of Health Sciences. Supported by Malaysian Chess Federation. Managed by
Effective Commerce Sdn. Bhd.

2. Schedule

Thursday 3 September

12:00- Arrival
20:00 Technical Meeting

Friday 4 September

09:00 Round 1
13:00 Round 2

Saturday 5 September

09:00 Round 3
13:00 Round 4

Sunday 6 September

09:00 Blitz Tournament (Optional)
13:00 Round 5

Monday 7 September

09:00 Round 6
16:00 Round 7

Tuesday 8 September

09:00 Round 8
16:00 Round 9
20:00 Prize Giving & Closing Ceremony

Wednesday 9 September -12:00 Departure

3. Time Control and Format
Open, Swiss System; FIDE-rated and titled

The rate of play will be 90 minutes for the whole game with 30 seconds increment for every
move starting from the first move.

*Note that FIDE ratings and titles are subject to endorsement by the Malaysian Chess Federation

4. Prize Fund (RM 40,000)

1st Prize – RM10,000; 2nd – RM5,000; 3rd - RM3,000; 4th to 10th – RM1,000 each; 11th t0 20th –
RM500 each

1st Prize – RM1,000; 2nd – RM500; 3rd – RM300; 4th to 5th – RM100 each

5. Entry Fees to be payable by 31 August 2009; thereafter a 50% penalty of applicable entry
fee applies.

Open: GM/IM/WGM/WIM and players over 2400 F.O.C.
FM/WFM and players over 2300 RM100
2200-2299 RM150
2000-2199 RM200
1900-1999 RM250
Unrated and below 1900 RM300

*First 10 GM/IM/WGM/WIM and players over 2400 registering will get free board and lodging
Blitz: GM/IM/WGM/WIM and players over 2400 F.O.C.
FM/WFM and players over 2300 RM50
Others RM100

*The KL Chess Association and its agents reserves the right to accept and reject entries.

6. The Playing Venue & Official Hotel

The tournament playing venue will be announced later. Please check for

Official accommodation is at either a 3 star: Rate per day is single at RM250/USD70 inclusive of
3 meals or Twin/triple at RM150/USD40 per person inclusive of 3 meals.
Note that entries for Indian players will be facilitated by our representative Praful Zaveri (E:, M: +919820547548).

7. Payment
All payments (net of all bank charges) shall be made payable by 16 August 2009 to:
Effective Commerce Sdn. Bhd.
Maybank Berhad, Jalan Yong Shook Lin, Petaling Jaya Branch
Account Number: 514187 214430
Swift Code: MBBEMYKL

8. Visas
If a letter for a visa is required, please contact the KL Open 2009 Organising Secretary &
Tournament Director Peter Long (, M: +6013 3920 920).
KL Open Chess
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 3-8 September 2009


Country/Federation :

Name :
(Please underline surname)


Rating :

Title :

Address :

Telephone : Fax : E-mail :

Room Required : ( ) Single ( ) Twin ( ) Triple
(If sharing, please indicate with whom otherwise where available we will assign).

Arrival Date : Departure Date :

Payment Details:

Please return this entry form by 31 August 2009 to:

KL Chess Association c/o Peter Long, KL Open & Women Masters 2009
Organising Secretary & Tournament Director
by Fax to: +603 2300 1689 by E-mail to:

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