Thursday, February 22, 2018

45th Selangor Open (27/4 - 1/5): Prospectus

CAS will be organizing the Oldest Chess Tournament in the country from 27th April to 1st May. This year we will be celebrating 45 continuous years of our event that has a very colorful history since its first inception in 1974.  This event will be divided into 2 Categories i.e. an Open Section and a Challenger Section.

This 9-round Open Section with the time control 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment from move 1 that comprises of RM 21,000/= in cash for the Top 20 winners (Champion RM 6,000), plus another RM 3,000/= in cash awaiting 15 winners in Special Prizes, and 12 Medals for the Best Schools / IPT in Malaysia. This Open section is open to all.

Free entry shall be given to any WIM/WGM/IM/GM and past Selangor Open Champions who sign-up. On top of that, the first 4 Grandmasters (GM) who confirm their participation shall be provided with 5 nights accommodation @ Cititel Hotel (on twin-sharing basis).

While, the Challenger Section with the same number of rounds and time control with RM 3,900/= in cash for Top 10 winners, RM 750/= in cash awaiting 9 top winners from FIDE Rating Ceiling categories and 3 best Ladies, and 12 Medals for Best Primary Schools in Malaysia.

This Challenger section is open to participant with FIDE Standard Elo below 2000 rating (April 2018 release) or no FIDE rating  


The venue for this event is at Grand Ballroom, 5th floor, Cititel Mid Valley Hotel, KL. Any outstation participants who need accommodation at Cititel Hotel, please alias with En. Hamid Majid (aham@pc.jaring.asia) at special rate (One night twin sharing with breakfast @ RM289 nett). Alternatively, you can book the room via one of the online web portals.

CAS has appointed DAT Chess Centre as Event Manager for this event. DAT Chess Centre will be handling the Registration and Payment processes. All payments shall be paid into DAT Chess Centre Maybank account: 5145-9822-0396.


Rebate shall be given to players who register with payment for OPEN section, both Individual and (4 and above from the same school) School-going Children for OPEN section, and (4 and above from the same school) School-going Children for CHALLENGER section By 1st April 2018 (Sunday). While, OKU participants who take part in OPEN Section is entitled to lowest bracket rate in Individual entrance fee of respective category based on the timeline of registration.

You may download a copy of the OPEN Section prospectus or the Challenger Section prospectus.

The Open Section Infosheet:




The Challenger Section Infosheet: 



Thursday, January 25, 2018

MNYCC 2018: Registration for Selangorians

The Malaysian National Youth Chess Championships 2018 will be organized by Johor Chess Association at Level 36, Johor Bahru City Square Tower, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor from 17th March (Saturday) to 21st March (Wednesday). 

Children (Malaysians only) who are schooling in Selangor ONLY can register via the Chess Association of Selangor at entry fee of RM150. DIRECT ENTRY without going through any State Chess Association would cost RM300.  

Registered players to date as at 5/3/2018 (11PM):
01-Hiu Jack Yuan
02-Hiu Poh Yuan
03-Muhd Syukur 
04-Rey Matthew Tan
05-Goy Ming Ray 
06-Liew Kang Zhen
07-Logitha
08-Swetha Thamil Manni
09-Dinish Sathaseelan
10-Siddharth Krishna
11-Ishaan Quan
12-Yee Hao Loong
13-Anderson Ang
14-Megat Muhd Irfan 
15-Megat Muhd Iman
16-Ong Zhiqian
17-Le Hao Ming
18-Le Wen Huey
19-Shyam Keshaav
20-Nur Maisarah bt Md Supardzi
21-Muhd Al-Hanafi Bin Md Supardzi
22-Muhd Faqih Aminuddin
23-Nur Faiqah Aminuddin
24-Nur Fatnin Uzma
25-Nur Ismahani Khairul Nizam
26-Muhd Hazim Irfan
27-Muhd Haziq Izzuddin
28-Priyadharshika
29-Ernest Yek
30-Sophia Yek
31-Keeve Soon
32-Ethan Wong
33-Ivan Sean Yap
34-Bryan Yap
35-Desirra Pereira
36-Desrina Pereira
37-Desrran Pereira
38-Sia Yuan Ling
39-Pavitharanraam
40-Esther Tang
41-Eunice Tang
42-Nur Khadijah Rusdi
43-Nur Aisyah Rusdi
44-Cheah Kah Hoe
45-Nur Faqihah Aminuddin
46-Puteri Rabiatul Adawiyah 
47-Nur Hani Azwa Mohd Zailani
48-Chin Shun Yi
49-Chin Yi Hao

50-Grace Lau Xin Yi
51-Praneal Balan
52-Loo Qing Wei
53-Loo Qing Yau
54-Nur Uzma Bazilah Mohd Tarmizi 
55-Nur Umairah Sakinah Mohd Tarmizi


The Registration Procedure

1. Fill-up the MNYCC 2018 Entry Form (Page 3), Signed on It and Snap a photo / Scan It.

2. To facilitate a speedy payment processes to MCF and not interfere with CAS account, bank-in RM150/pax into Maybank Acc: 112223186563 (Lim Tse Pin). Mr Lim will transfer your payment into Persatuan Catur Negeri Johor account. Scan the bank-in Slip / Capture a screenshot / M2U pdf file. Last day for payment is 4TH MARCH 2018 (SUNDAY)

[Take note: All participants who made payments before 25 FEBRUARY 2018 (NOT 1ST MARCH AS LISTED IN THE FORM) "AKA Early Bird" are entitled to a 20% discount which mean RM120/pax instead of RM150/pax if you register through Chess Association of Selangor] 

[Take note: For bulk registration, payment for all children must be done in ONE TRANSACTION for easy reference. Don't bank-in directly into Persatuan Catur Negeri Johor account - The account is provided only for people who wish to pay RM300 as a Direct Entry].

3. Email the form and bank-in slip to selangorchess@gmail.com latest by 4TH MARCH 2018 (SUNDAY). As for Early Bird Registration, the form and bank in slip must be emailed to selangorchess@gmail.com latest by 28TH FEBRUARY (WEDNESDAY).


UPDATED 27TH FEBRUARY 2018,
WITH EFFECT FROM NOW, EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION VIA CAS HAD CLOSED.

ALL ENTRY FEE IS RM 150 PER PLAYER. LAST DAY FOR PAYMENT VIA CAS REMAIN AS AT 4TH MARCH 2018 (SUNDAY).



UPDATED 5TH MARCH 2018, REGISTRATION VIA CAS CLOSED ON 5TH MARCH 2018.


Tuesday, May 2, 2017

44th Selangor Open Chess Tournament 2017 - Final Results

The 44th Selangor Open Chess Tournament 2017 which kicked off on 27th April 2017 was successfully concluded 5 days later on 1st May 2017. The Tournament attracted over 150 players from The Phillipines, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, New Zealand, India, Vietnam, and Singapore. Our Malaysian players included IM Jimmy Liew, FM Wong Yinn Long, WFM Nur Najiha Azman Hisham and WFM Nur Nabila Azman Hisham. 

CAS Vice President Ahmad Shafruddin gave away the prizes to the Winners 
Open Section



Open Section - List of Prize Winners

Challenger Section

Challenger Section - List of Prize Winners

Open Section - CrossTable

Challenger Section - CrossTable
CAS would like to thank the Sponsors IGB Corporation Bhd, Patron Dato' Tan Chin Nam Foundation, Oficial Hotel and Venue - Cititel, and Chief Arbiter IA Hamid Majid and his team for another outstanding performance.

To the players we thank you too for your support and look forward to see you again next year, God willing


Tuesday, March 28, 2017

44th Selangor Open (27/4 - 1/5): Prospectus


CAS will be organizing the Oldest Chess Tournament in the country from 27th April to 1st May. This year we will be celebrating 44 continuous years of our event that has a very colorful history since its first inception in 1974.  This event will be divided into 2 Categories i.e. an Open Section and a Challenger Section.

This 9-round Open Section with the time control 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment from move 1 that comprises of RM 21,000/= in cash for the Top 20 winners (Champion RM 6,000), RM 3,000/= in cash awaiting 15 winners in Special Prizes, and 15 Trophies for the Best Schools / IPT in Malaysia. This Open section is open to all.

Free entry shall be given to any WIM/WGM/IM/GM and past Selangor Open Champions who sign-up. On top of that, the first 4 Grandmasters (GM) who confirm their participation shall be provided with 5 nights accommodation @ Cititel Hotel (on twin-sharing basis).

While, the Challenger Section with the same number of rounds and time control with RM 3,900/= in cash for Top 10 winners, RM 1,000/= in cash awaiting 9 top winners from 3 National Rating Ceiling categories and 3 best Ladies, and 15 Trophies for Best Primary Schools in Malaysia.

This Challenger section is open to participant with FIDE Standard Elo below 1900 rating (April 2017 release). For those who didn't have FIDE Standard Elo Rating, the participant must have MCF National Rating below 1750 (April 2017 release) in order to take part. 
[Take note: Foreigner (13 y.o. and above) who does not possess either FIDE Elo Rating or MCF National Rating can't take part in the Challenger Section. Mykid and Mykad holders are exempted from this clause.] 

The venue for this event is at Grand Ballroom, 5th floor, Cititel Mid Valley Hotel, KL. Any outstation participants who need accommodation at Cititel Hotel, please alias with En. Hamid Majid (aham@pc.jaring.asia) at special rate (One night twin sharing with breakfast @ RM281 nett). Alternatively, you can book the room via one of the online web portals.

CAS has appointed DAT Chess Centre as Event Manager for this event. DAT Chess Centre will be handling the Registration and Payment processes. All payments shall be paid into DAT Chess Centre Maybank account: 5145-9822-0396.

Rebate shall be given to players who register with payment for OPEN section, both Individual and (4 and above from the same school) School-going Children for OPEN section, and (4 and above from the same school) School-going Children for CHALLENGER section By 9th April 2017 (Sunday). While, OKU participants who take part in the both OPEN and CHALLENGER Sections are entitled to lowest bracket rate in Individual entrance fee of respective category based on the timeline of registration.



You may download a copy of the Open Section Prospectus or the Challenger Section Prospectus.

The Open Section Infosheet:-


The Challenger Section Infosheet:-


Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

44th Selangor Open Chess Championship 2017


This event shall be organised from 27th April to 1st May 2017. We are in the midst of finalising the event details. The prospectus for this event shall be published this weekend.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Application Results for Selangor Representatives to Malaysian Chess Championships 2017

The Malaysian Chess Championship is scheduled from 23rd March to 27th March 2017 at Yayasan Al Khathiri Multi Purpose Hall, Kubang Kerian, Kota Bharu, Kelantan.

After 11day of advertising, there are 4 applications for Men and 3 applications for Women. In order to fulfil the state criteria, the applicant must fulfil at least one of the followings:- 
(I) Born in the state, (II) Residing in the state, (III) Working / Studying in the state

Upon fulfilling the criteria listed above and agree to represent the state, the player will sign the Player's Registration Form which means the Player can only represent on the agreed state for the Calendar Year. This means the player cannot represent other state in MCF national-level rated events e.g. Merdeka Team Championship, Inter-State Team Championship, MSSM and etc in the same Calendar Year. This is a MCF requirement since 2013 to avoid other state from buying players by offering more incentives or prevent players from state-hopping.  

CAS wishes to announce the following candidates are chosen to represent Selangor in the upcoming Malaysian Chess Championship 2017. These players shall be given 5 nights accommodation at the official hotel, Al Khathiri Hotel plus full board.

Men
1. FM Lim Zhuo Ren (NR 2068)
2. Chan Kim Yew (NR 1779)

Women
1. WFM Nur Nabila Azman Hisham (NR 1893) 
2. WFM Puteri Rifqah Fahada Azhar (NR 1874)

As for the unsuccessful applicants, we thank all of you for the interest in wanting to represent Selangor as Official players. If you need any assistant to register yourself under extra player category, feel free to contact CAS at selangorchess@gmail.com for a copy of Extra Player Registration Form.


As of today, Selangor will have another 2 players in Men and 1 player in Women category who have registered as State Extra Players.


Thank you.