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.

1. FM Lim Zhuo Ren (NR 2068)
2. Chan Kim Yew (NR 1779)

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.