1st DATO’ ARTHUR TAN

MALAYSIA OPEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2004

 

Tournament Regulations:

1. This 11 round, individual tournament is open to all players.

2. FIDE (International Chess Federation) rules and regulations will apply.

   The tournament will be FIDE rated.

3. The Swiss Manager Program or Swiss-46 Program, with be used for pairings.

4. The games will be played according to the schedule given below.

5. Time control is 90 minutes plus 30 seconds a move.

6. All mobile phones in the playing hall must be switched off while games are in progress.

7. All officials and players should be smartly attired in the playing hall.

 

Programme

 21 Aug 2004 (Sat)

Registration

 07:30 -- 08.30

 

Round 1

  09.00 -- 13.00

 

Round 2

  14:30 -- 18:30

 22 Aug 2004 (Sun)

Round 3

  09:00 -- 13:00

 

Round 4

  14:30 -- 18:30

 23 Aug 2004 (Mon)

Round 5

  09:00 -- 13:00

 

Round 6

  14:30 -- 18:30

 24 Aug 2004 (Tue)

Round 7

  09:00 -- 13:00

 

Round 8

  14:30 -- 18:30

25 Aug 2004 (Wed)

Round 9

  09:00 -- 13:00

 

Round 10

  14:30 -- 18:30

26 Aug 2004 (Thu)

Round 11

  09:00 -- 13:00

 

  Malaysian Open Blitz Championship

  13:30 – 16:30

 

  Closing / Prize-Giving

  17:00

 27 Aug 2004 (Fri)

Start of Merdeka Chess Championship 2004

 

 31 Aug 2004 (Tue)

Close of Merdeka Chess Championship 2004

 

 

Prizes (In US $):

1st

3,000

6th

600

Malaysians

Best Unrated

200

2nd

2,000

7th

500

1st

500

Best Female

100

3rd

1,000

8th

400

2nd

400

Best Under 16

100

4th

800

9th

300

3rd

300

Best Under 12

100

5th

700

10th

200

 

 

 

 

Medals and certificates will be given to all prize winners.

Participants are entitled to only one prize (the larger). The champion’s name will be engraved on the Dato’ Arthur Tan Challenge Trophy.

 

Venue: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Accommodations: All players are required to budget for their own board and lodging as well as transportation needs. At a later date we will inform you of the official hotel.

Conditions for Titled Players: No tournament entry fee for GMs, IMs, WGMs, WIMs and players rated above 2500 on the April 2004 FIDE rating list

Tournament Entry Fees in Ringgit Malaysia (US $1 = 3.80 Ringgit):

 

2400 – 2499

50

2200 – 1801

150

2300 – 2399

100

unrated

200

 

Tournament entry fees must be paid before the start of the first round. Discounts will be given for families entering 3 or more players. For further details call Hamid Majid. Closing date for entries: 1 August 2004. Entries after this date will be charged double.

Tel: (60) 3 40219576  Mobile: (60) 19 3158098 / Fax: (60) 3 40244337

Email: aham@pc.jaring.my

 

Organized by the Malaysian Chess Federation

2.25, 2.26, 2.27, Kompleks Wilayah, 2 Jalan Munshi Abdullah, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia