Thursday, March 14, 2013

40th Selangor Open [FIDE-rated] from 26th Apr to 1st May

CAS will be organizing her flagship event, Selangor Open, starting from 26th April (Friday) evening to 1st May 2013 (Wednesday). This 9-round FIDE-rated chess event will offers a total prize fund of RM 10,000/= (USD 3,200/= equivalent).

The Champion will receives RM 2,500/= (USD 800/=), followed by RM 1,500/= for 1st Runner-up, and RM 1,000 for 2nd Runner-Up. Cash Prizes shall be given until 20th Placing. Also, there will be 3 Special Prizes each for Best Selangor U-12, Best Selangor U-18, Best Selangor Ladies, Best Selangor Veteran, Best OKU and Best Schools/IPT Category. In total, 47 players will be among the prize winners.

The Prospectus for this event will be released once CAS gets the confirmation on Tournament Venue by this Sunday.

The Schedule and Prize Structure: