Wednesday, May 1, 2019

46th Selangor Open 2019 -Final Results

The Filipinos and top fide rated players made a 1-2 finish through IM Pascua Haridas and GM Laylo Darwin. Indonesian FM Andyka Pitra losing only to the two top players took the 3rd placing to break the Filipino domination. A commendable achievement was Selangor Junior player Amir Ghaazi Mohd Saprin who shot into 5th place just behind seasoned campaigner FM Dimakiling Oliver
Indonnesian player Roy Marpaung had a scare with a 6th round loss but held on to emerge Champion in the Challenger Category..Malaysian player See Hooi Chin took the 2nd spot and another local Lim Jing Hng was placed 3rd.
Once again thank you to the Sponsors IGB Corporation Berhad, Patron Dato' Tan Chin Nam Foundation and Official Hotel & Venue Cititel MidValley. Equally important are both the local and foreign participants as well as the organizers contributing to the continued success of this Tournament

Monday, April 29, 2019

46th Selangor Open Chess Championship 2019 Incident

There was an incident during the 4th Round of the 46th Selangor Open Chess Championships 2019 being held in Kuala Lumpur.

A Malaysian player, Mohd Syukur Razali playing against Ian Udani from Philippines was caught with a mobile phone with the position on the board reflected on the mobile.
He was immediately disqualified and withdrawn from the event.
As per FIDE regulations, his results from the earlier rounds stands, as there was no proof he cheated in those games.
Further announcements will be made after the conclusion of the event.
FIDE Regulations:
In an individual Open tournament, the offender shall be excluded from the final ranking. Each of the offender’s games shall be considered a loss, but the score for the opponent shall remain unchanged. All games shall be reported as unplayed.
We will comply with all FIDE regulations concerning cheating. All the games he played on this tournament will not be included for rating purpose.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

The Summit USJ 8th Juniors Open Chess Tournament on 23 June 2019

The Organiser, The Summit USJ, continues to hold the Juniors Open Chess Tournament @ The Summit USJ for the 6th consecutive years. This one-day tournament shall be divided into 4 categories namely Under-8, Under-10, Under-12 and Under-16. This event is to be held on 23RD JUNE 2019 (SUNDAY).

These 4 categories shall have an accumulated cash prize of RM 2,000 to be distributed among 40 prizewinners. The Champion in each Category shall be receiving RM 150 Cash + Medal + Certificate of Achievements. On top of the main prizes, there will be additional 5 prizes for The Most Promising Girls in each category. In addition, there are Best School Prizes (Gold Silver, Bronze) for each category. Eligibility for Best School: A minimum of 4 players per school in same category.

The entry fee for each person is RM 40/=. The first 80 players who registered with payment shall be entitled to attend a chess workshop / simultaneous to be held at the same location one day earlier (22ND JUNE 4PM). Any registration after closing date (15TH JUNE 2019) shall be charged double as late administration fee (subject to availability of seats). Payment method, please bank into DAT Chess Centre (MAYBANK CURRENT ACCOUNT 5145-9822-0396)

Due to limited seats available, you need to register yourself as quickly as possible by registering at google form. For any enquiries [WhatsApp ONLY] Ms. Joanavene (018 – 2298030) OR En. Hamid Majid (019 – 315 8098).

Click here to download the document for viewing purposes. 

TAKE NOTE: Registration MUST BE DONE via google form ONLY.

Pertandingan Catur PEBT Zon 16 on 25th May 2019

The details are as follows:

Date: 25th May 2019
Time: 8am - 6pm (Round 1 at 9am)
Venue: 3K Sports Complex, Subang
Event Format: 8 Swiss Rounds
Time Control: 15 mins + 5 secs

Registration form:  

Friday, April 26, 2019

46th Selangor Open Chess Tournament 2019

Malaysia'soldest and longest running Chess Tournament kicks off today.

Some 200 participants are gathered here in Cititel Mid Valley Kuala Lumpur to compete in this prestigious annual Tournament. Alongside regular players from the Philippines are those from Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, Turkmenistan, India , Switzerland and the US. This will be a good opportunity for the local players to gauge our playing depths as well as experience fresh approaches in repertoire, strategies and styles

To all the players good luck and enjoy, and to the Sponsors and Organizers a Big Thank You

Sunday, April 14, 2019

46th Selangor Open: New Closing Date on 21st April 2019

The new Closing Date for 46th Selangor Open is 21st April 2019.

For those who still want to join, please register yourself ASAP.  We will reply to your email soonest possible.

If there is any registration that yet to receive a reply from us, please send a reminder to us via email.

Friday, March 22, 2019

46th Selangor Open (26/4 - 1/5): Prospectus

CAS will be organizing the Oldest Chess Tournament in the country from 26th April to 1st May. This year we will be celebrating 46 continuous years of our event that has a very colorful history since its first inception in 1974.  This event will be divided into 2 Categories i.e. an Open Section and a Challenger Section.

This 9-round Open Section with the time control 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment from move 1 that comprises of RM 21,000/= cash prize for the Top 20 winners (Champion RM 6,000), plus another RM 3,000/= cash prize awaiting 15 winners in Special Prizes, and 12 Medals for the Best Schools / IPT in Malaysia. This Open section is open to all.

Free entry shall be given to any WIM/WGM/IM/GM and past Selangor Open Champions who sign-up in the Open section. 

While, the Challenger Section with the same number of rounds and time control with RM 3,900/= cash prize for Top 10 winners, RM 1,000/= cash prize awaiting 9 top winners from FIDE Rating Ceiling categories and 3 best Ladies, and 12 Medals for Best Primary Schools in Malaysia.

This Challenger section is open to participant with FIDE Standard Elo below 2000 rating (April 2019 release) or no FIDE rating 

This event will be held at Grand Ballroom, 5th floor, Cititel Mid Valley Hotel, KL. Any outstation participants who need accommodation at Cititel Hotel, please liaise with En. Hamid Majid ( at special rate (One-night twin sharing with breakfast @ RM272 nett). Alternatively, you can book the room via one of the online web portals.

CAS has appointed DAT Chess Centre as Event Manager for this event. DAT Chess Centre will be handling the Registration and Payment processes. All payments shall be paid into DAT Chess Centre Maybank account: 5145-9822-0396.

Rebate shall be given to players who register with payment for OPEN section, both Individual and (4 and above from the same school) School-going Children for OPEN section, and (4 and above from the same school) School-going Children for CHALLENGER section By 8th April 2019 (Monday). While, OKU participants who take part in OPEN Section is entitled to lowest bracket rate in Individual entrance fee of respective category based on the timeline of registration.

You may download a copy of the OPEN Section prospectus or the Challenger Section prospectus.

The Open Section Infosheet:

The Challenger Section Infosheet: