24th MERDEKA TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2004

 

The Malaysian Chess Federation will be orgazing the 24th Merdeka Team Chess Championship 2004 as per the details below. The 2 events will be held in Hall 1, MidValley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The 2 events with different time controls are as follows:

 

First Tournament (Time Control: 1 hour + 15 seconds increment from move 1)

Open & Junior(Under 16)

 

Date                       Programme                  Time                

27 August 2004 (Friday)    Registration               0800 - 0900         

                           Captain/Manager’s Meeting  0900

                           Round 1                    0930 - 1230

                           Round 2                    1445 - 1745

                           Round 3                    1800 - 2100

28 August 2004 (Saturday)  Round 4                    0900 - 1200

                           Round 5                    1300 - 1600

                           Round 6                    1630 - 1930

29 August 2004 (Sunday)    Round 7                    0900 - 1200

                           Round 8                    1300 - 1600

 

Prizes:

OPEN SECTION (PM MERDEKA CHALLENGE TROPHY)

Champion:            Challenge Trophy + 6 Gold Medals + RM 3,000

Second:              6 Silver Medals + RM 2,000

Third:               6 Bronze Medals + RM 1,000

Fourth:              RM 700

Fifth:               RM 500

Best State Team:     6 Gold Medals + RM 1,000

Best Govt Team:      RM 300

Best Ladies Team:    RM 300

Best School Team:    RM 300

Best Family Team:    RM 300

Best IPT Team:       RM 300

Best Veteran Team:   RM 300

Best Board Prizes:   (Medals) for Board 1 – 6

 

JUNIOR SECTION (MERDEKA JUNIOR TROPHY)

Champion:            Challenge Trophy + 6 Gold Medals + RM 1,000

Second:              6 Silver Medals + RM 500

Third:               6 Bronze Medals + RM 300

Fourth:              RM 200

Fifth:               RM 100

Best State Jr Team: 6 Gold Medals + RM 300

Best School Team:    6 Medals + 1(Teacher) 7 Gold Medals + RM 150

Best Jr Girls Team:  RM 100

Best Board Prizes: (Medals) for Board 1 – 6

 

Entry Fees:

Open:                RM 200 (4 players) - RM 250 (5 players) - RM 300 (6 players)

Junior (Under-16)    RM 100 (4 players) - RM 125 (5 players) - RM 150 (6 players)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Tournament - Rapid Chess Open (Time Control: 25 Minutes + 10 Seconds increment from move 1)

 

Date                       Programme                  Time                

29 August 2004 (Sunday)    Round 1                    1700 - 1830

                           Round 2                    1945 - 2115

30 August 2004 (Monday)    Round 3                    0900 - 1030

                           Round 4                    1100 - 1230

                            Round 5                    1330 - 1500         

                           Round 6                    1530 - 1700

31 August 2004 (Tuesday)   Round 7                    0900 - 1030

                           Round 8                    1100 - 1230

                           Round 9                    1330 - 1500

                           Closing / Prize-Giving     1600

 

Prizes

Champion:            Challenge Trophy + 6 Gold Medals + RM 12,000

Second:              6 Silver Medals + RM 6,000

Third:               6 Bronze Medals + RM 4,000

Fourth:              RM 3,000

Fifth:               RM 2,000

Sixth:               RM 1,500

Seventh:             RM 1,000

Eighth:              RM 800

Ninth:               RM 700

Tenth:               RM 500

Best Malaysian Team:6 Gold Medals + RM 4,000

2nd Malaysian Team: RM 2,000

3rd Malaysian Team: RM 1,000

Best Jr Team:        6 Gold Medals + RM 1,000

2nd Jr Team:         RM 500

3rd Jr Team:         RM 250

Best Govt Team:      RM 500

Best Ladies Team:    RM 500

Best School Team:    RM 500

Best Family Team:    RM 500

Best IPT Team:       RM 500

Best Veteran Team:   RM 500

Best Board Prizes: (Medals) for Board 1 – 6

 

 

Entry Fees:

Open:                RM 300 (4 players) - RM 375 (5 players) - RM 450 (6 players)

Junior (Under-16)    RM 150 (4 players) - RM 175 (5 players) - RM 200 (6 players)

 

Conditions for participation: The average rating of the players in a team should not exceed 2200 during play. Example:       Player A:     2500

                            Player B:     2300

                            Player C:     2100

                            Player D:     1900 = 8800 ÷ 4 = 2200

 

Unrated players will be considered as 1800 for calculation purposes.

 

CLOSING DATE: 16 AUGUST 2004. ENTRIES AFTER THIS DATE WILL BE SURCHARGED RM 100.

CHANGE OF BOARD ORDER, CHANGE OF NAMES etc. WILL ALSO BE SURCHARGED RM 20 per change.  

 

Tournament entry fees must be paid before the closing date.

For further details call Abd Hamid Majid.

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