Wednesday, February 26, 2014

National Closed 2014 - Selection for Selangor Representatives [Please write in]

The National Closed is scheduled from 12th March to 16th March 2014.

Each State is allowed to send 2 Official Players (fulfilling min national rating /FIDE rating criteria) and 2 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 would like to find 2 highest rated players to represent Selangor as Official Player for both Men and Women Category. CAS will pay the Entry Fees for all Official Players. Please email to with (Name and H/p Number, Will you pay for your own entre fee as Extra State Player i.e. RM150 each if you are not among the top two highest rated players) by 3rd March 12noon for selection purpose.
As for the Wild Card Slots, CAS will award the 2 Men and 2 Women to the highest rated players (who did not fulfil National Rating Jan release or FIDE Rating March release minimum rating set by MCF). Please email to with (Name and H/p Number) by 1st March for selection purpose. The players who are shortlisted must pay their own entry fee i.e. RM150 each by 3rd March into CAS Bank account.
While, Selangor Players who are qualified under MCF MERIT PERFORMANCES must write-in to CAS by 1st March if you want CAS to pay for your Entry Fees and submit your name to the Organiser. 
MCF Merit Performances Criteria:-
1. Top 10 Men and Women in NR January 2014 List.  
2. All previous National Masters(NM) and National Women Masters (NWM)
3. National Junior Champions Boy and Girl (U-20) 2013
4. MSSM Individual U-18 Boy Champion and Girl U-18 Champion 2013
5. SUKIPT Champion 2014