Thursday, 9 March 2017

KLCA delegate for Malaysia Chess Championship 2017

After consideration during Exco meeting, we are pleased to announce the official players for Kuala Lumpur in 2017 Malaysia Chess Championship.

MEN'S CATEGORY

Official players (Based on their performance in recent 2016 KL Closed)

1. LYE LIK ZANG (FIDE 2095) (PAID)

2. CM NG JEN SHENG (FIDE 1965) (PAID)

Extra Players

1. DAWSON TAN SOON WEI (FIDE 2061) (PAID)

2. KAUSHAL KHANDHAR (FIDE 2003) (PAID)

3. MUHAMMAD EMIR RASYID BIN EMRAN (NR 1689)

4. TAN YONG HAU (NR 1714) (PAID)

5. ROHAN SHAN TZE NAVARATNAM (NR 1670) (PAID)

Wildcard players

1. NIK MUHD HAZIQ NIK NORHISHAM

2. CM AMIRUL AMIR FAIZ

WOMEN'S CATEGORY

Since no woman's tournament is conducted, selection is based on rating (priority on FIDE elo)

Official players

1. ROSAMUND KOO WEI XIN

2. MELANIE KOO WEI WEI (FIDE 1682) (PAID)

Extra players

1. HO CHEN EE (FIDE 1602) (PAID)




IMPORTANT

1.Entry fees for Official Players is waived by KLCA. Other cost including accommodation and transport is bear by the respective players

2.For Extra Players, RM 150 entry fees must be made payable to

Account name: Persatuan Catur Kuala Lumpur (Kuala Lumpur Chess Association)

Account number: 8602791300

Bank: CIMB Bank

Other cost including accommodation is bear by the players.

Please provide the payment proof to fmpaipon@gmail.com or 016-9960438 by 10pm 13th March 2017

3. For Direct Entry players, registration must be made directly through MCF by 14th March 2017.

4. Slot for extra players are still open. However, if registration is received after 13th March, a late penalty or RM 100 will be imposed. Late entry is applicable until 18th March 2017.


For any question, please do not hesitate to ask me (DR Mohamad Shafiq) through fmpaipon@gmail.com or 016-9960438.

Thank you for your time.





Friday, 24 February 2017

Invitation to participate in Malaysian Chess Championship (MCC 2017)

Invitation to Participate in MALAYSIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017 (NCC 2017). 

Posted by:Dr Mohamad Shafiq Ngasiman, Hon.Secretary, 

The Malaysian Chess Championship 2017 will be organized as follow:

Venue : Yayasan Al Khatiri Multi Purpose Hall, Kubang Kerian, Kota Bharu.

Date : 23rd March 2017 - 27th March 2017

The criteria set by MCF to participate on the tournament are:

Official qualification 

MEN : Minimum FIDE elo of 1800 or NR of 1650

WOMEN : Minimum FIDE elo 1550 or NR of 1500

Wildcard qualification 

MEN : Minimum Fide elo of 1650 or NR of 1500

WOMEN : Minimum FIDE elo of 1450 or NR of 1300

Each state is eligible to field two (2) official players and four (4) additional/wildcard player for each category.

There is no limit to quota if the player exceeds official qualification rating.

Interested candidates are advised to write in to me (Dr Mohamad Shafiq Ngasiman) via email fmpaipon@gmail.com by 7th March 2017.

Please provide details as follows

Full Name

FIDE and/or NR ELO:

FIDE and/or NR ID

Date Of Birth

Catagories: Men/Women

Please be reminded that the criteria/qualifications are subject to change, pending tournament prospectus from MCF. Any updates on Malaysia Chess Championship (MCC) can be accessed from http://malaysiachess.com/ . Thank you.

Updated 28th February

Tournament prospectus can be downloaded here
http://malaysiachess.com/system-admin/uploads/file/r2-4-mc2017-prospectus-and-entry-formsfinalised.pdf. Exco will decide which player is qualify as official players after submission deadline (7th March 2017)


Eligible Candidates (As of 2nd March)


MEN


1. MUHAMMAD EMIR RASYID BIN EMRAN (NR 1689)

2. CM NG JEN SHENG (NR 1914) (FIDE 1965)

3. ROHAN SHAN TZE NAVARATNAM (FIDE 1531) (NR 1670)

4. DAWSON TAN SOON WEI (FIDE 2061) (NR 1922)

5. LYE LIK ZANG (FIDE 2095) (NR 1967)


WOMEN


1. HO CHEN EE (NR 1574 ) (FIDE 1602)

2 PUTERI MUNAJJAH AZ-ZAHRAA (FIDE 1717) (NR 1800)

3. MELANIE KOO WEI WEI (FIDE 1682) (NR 1605)

4. ROSAMUND KOO WEI XIN (FIDE 1838) (NR 1852)




Saturday, 26 November 2016

ALL THE BEST to Team KUALA LUMPUR for INTER-STATE in Kuantan


" ALL THE BEST for Team KUALA LUMPUR competing in Inter-State Competition Today "






Team KL for 2016 Inter-State Competition

1. Dr. Zaidan Zulkipli (Champion, KLCA Closed 2016)
2. Lye Lik Zang (Runners-Up, KLCA Closed 2016)
3. CM Ng Jen Sheng (Playoffs Qualifier, KLCA Closed 2016)
4. WFM Tan Li Ting (Playoffs Qualifier, KLCA Closed 2016 )
5. IM Mas Hafizulhelmi (KLCA President's Pick)
6. Eldin Hakimi Mohd Kamal (Team Manager)


Saturday, 29 October 2016

KUALA LUMPUR CLOSED 2016 Concludes

The Kuala Lumpur Closed 2016 Chess Championship (KL CLOSED 2016) concluded at the Kompleks Sukan Rakan Muda Bukit Kiara, KL around 6.15pm today.
After upsets in all rounds save for Round 3, the following players were chosen to represent the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur in the upcoming November's Inter-State competition in Kuantan, Pahang.

KUALA LUMPUR Team
1. Zaidan Zulkipli  (5 1/2pts, CHAMPION-2016 KL Closed).
2. Lye Lik Zang     (5pts, Runners-Up).

3 players i.e. Shreyes Subramaniam, WFM Tan Li Ting & CM Ng Jen Sheng finished level on 4 points. Hence, as announced earlier by KLCA, play-offs had to be conducted.  After the 3-Player Play-offs, the following were chosen:-

3. WFM Tan Li Ting.
4. CM Ng Jen Sheng.

5. The 5th Player will be Kuala Lumpur Chess Association - KLCA President's Pick.
(He/She Will Be Announced Later).

KLCA would like to Thank All Players and Stakeholders who supported the KL Closed 2016. 
Special Thanks goes to Pengarah Jabatan Belia dan Sukan Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur and Complex Manager i.e. En.Marawi. Additionally, KLCA appreciates the support from AB Chess Putrajaya i.e. Hafiz AB Chess Putrajaya and Norazwan.

On KLCA's side - kudos to Organising Secretary Dr. Mohamad Shafiq Ngasiman, Tournament Director Mr. Ng Ling Gee and Deputy Organising Secretary cum Arbiter Amirul HM, as well as members of the Organising Committee- Ooi Li Tao and Sumant Subramaniam and last but not the least Tournament Patron and KLCA President - Dr. Zaidan Zulkipli.

Friday, 28 October 2016

2016 KUALA LUMPUR CLOSED - Venue@Kompleks Rakan Muda Bukit Kiara

( Main Entrance to Kompleks Rakan Muda Bukit Kiara )
** Venue for 2016 KL Closed **

Address:
Dewan Utama,
Kompleks Rakan Muda Bukit Kiara.
1, Jalan Bukit Kiara,
60000 KUALA LUMPUR


( Dewan Utama Kompleks Sukan Rakan Muda Bukit Kiara - Competition Venue )


Schedule:

Registration: 9.00 - 9.30 AM


Round 1: 9.30 - 10.30 AM


Round 2:  10.45 - 11.45 AM


Round 3: 12.00 NOON - 1.00 PM


LUNCH BREAK: 1.00 - 2.00 PM


Round 4: 2.00 - 3.00 PM


Round 5: 3.15 - 4.15 PM


Round 6: 4.30 - 5.30 PM




( Dewan Utama Kompleks Sukan Rakan Muda Bukit Kiara - Competition Venue )


2016 KL CLOSED - ANNOUNCEMENTS on Men & Women Competition




ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Kuala Lumpur Chess Association(KLCA) had an
EXCO Meeting which began at 8.30PM on
Thursday, 27th October 2016 at Sri Hartamas, K.Lumpur.

After deliberations and taking into account the number of players registered for each category as well as players' request due to festivities and holidays,
the EXCO's decision vis-a-vis 2016 KL Closed are as follows:-



MEN

The Men's competition will be shortened to 1-day ONLY,
to be held on Saturday, 29th October 2016.

Registration and Playing times as per below:-

2016 KL CLOSED SCHEDULE:

Registration: 9.00 - 9.30 AM


Round 1: 9.30 - 10.30 AM


Round 2:  10.45 - 11.45 AM


Round 3: 12.00 NOON - 1.00 PM


LUNCH BREAK: 1.00 - 2.00 PM


Round 4: 2.00 - 3.00 PM


Round 5: 3.15 - 4.15 PM


Round 6: 4.30 - 5.30 PM


WOMEN
As there were insufficient entries i.e. less than 10 players,
KLCA's EXCO decided to cancel the Women's team selection competition.

IF, a team is to be sent to represent the F.T.of Kuala Lumpur
 - selection will be done via " President's Pick ".