Monday, June 23, 2008

10th CAS-Octagon Third Quarter Allegro Championship 2008 - 13th July 2008 at The Chess Network

We are pleased to announce our new corporate sponsor Octagon Consolidated Berhad ('Octagon') for our Quarterly Allegro series. The Chess Association of Selangor ('CAS') and the whole chess community in the country are proud to be associated with this dynamic yet environmentally caring company.

Note: Octagon is a public investment holding company listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia whose principal group activities encompass the manufacturing and trading of industrial coatings, paints, inks and related chemical products, and the development of renewable and alternative energy operations with state-of-the-art technologies. Besides Malaysia, the Octagon group have established international presence in Indonesia, Hong Kong, the People's Republic of China,Vietnam and most recently Sri Lanka. In the news recently are plans to further expand the global reach into markets in the US, Canada and Mexico through strategic technical agreements with international companies.