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.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The Malaysian Chess Championship 2017 - Selection for Selangor Representatives [Please write in]


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.

Each State is allowed to send 2 Official Players (fulfilling min national rating /FIDE rating criteria) and 4 Wild Card Players (need not fulfil rating criteria) which is treated as Extra State Player for both Men and Women Category. Each State can also send as many Extra State players as long as they fulfil the rating criteria.
 
The criteria for Official Player and Extra State Players (except Wild Card Player) as follows:-
Men Qualification       : A minimum rating level of either NR 1650 OR FIDE 1800
Women Qualification : A minimum rating level of either NR 1400 OR FIDE 1550

CAS will extend invitation to (2 Men and 2 Women) highest national-rated players who write-in to represent Selangor as Official Player for both Men and Women Category. CAS will pay the Registration fee, and provide 5 nights Accommodation on twin-sharing basis with full board to all Official Players. The Official Player needs to pay their own flight ticket or bus ticket. Please write-in to selangorchess@gmail.com with (Name and H/p Number) by 5th March (Sunday) for selection purposes. The result of the selection will be published on this website on 7th March. The selected players must provide a copy of flight ticket / bus ticket itinerary to CAS by 12th March (Sunday).
 
For the Wild Card Slots, CAS awards the slots (4 Men and 4 Women) to the highest national-rated players (who did not fulfil National Rating Jan 2017 release or FIDE Rating Feb 2017 release minimum rating set by MCF). Please email to selangorchess@gmail.com with (Name and H/p Number) by 5th March (Sunday) for selection purposes. The result of the selection will be published on this website on 7th March. The selected players must pay the registration fee i.e. RM150 each to CAS by 10th March (Friday) and make own arrangement to purchase the flight ticket / bus ticket and accommodation.

For any other player who has qualified the rating criteria and would like to join, please write-in to CAS (selangorchess@gmail.com) by 5th March (Sunday). The player must pay the registration fee i.e. RM150 to CAS by 10th March (Friday) and make own arrangement to purchase the flight ticket / bus ticket and accommodation. (Take note that the Registration fee for Direct registration with MCF without going through State Association is RM250.)
 
Lastly, Selangor Players who have qualified under MCF MERIT PERFORMANCES must write-in to CAS (selangorchess@gmail.com) by 5th March (Sunday) for us to place you among the Official Players Selection List. The result of the selection will be published on this website on 7th March. If you aren't chosen as the Official Representative but still want to take part in this Championship, CAS will be glad to pay for your registration fee. You need make own arrangement to book hotel and purchase the flight ticket. You must provide a copy of flight ticket / bus ticket itinerary to CAS by 12th March (Sunday). 



Take Note: MCF will release the Prospectus of this event over the next few days!

Monday, May 2, 2016

43rd Selangor Open Chess Tournament 2016 - in pictures

Champion - IM Dimakiling Oliver, Phillipines( Fide 2372 )
Top Three Winners - IM Dimakiling Oliver, FM Yeoh Li Tian, and IM Lioe Dede
with CAS officials IA Lim Tse Pin, VP  Ahmad Shafruddin and VP Yeoh Chin Seng
All prize winners of the 43rd Selangor Chess Open 2016
Happy faces of the largest foreign contingent of 16 players from Indonesia


A big Thank You to all Organisers, Sponsors, Players and Supporters 

43rd Selangor Open Chess Tournament 2016 - Results

Open Section
Challenger section

Sunday, May 1, 2016

4th KUSESS Chess Tournament (21/5 & 22/5)

KUSESS will be organizing their event on 21/5 (Individual) and 22/5 (Team). This is a National-rated event.

The Infosheet as follows:-



The Individual Registration Form as follows:-


The Team Registration Form as follows:-