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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

2011 Sarawak Open Chess Championship


2011 Sarawak Open Chess Championship will be held from 12-16 December 2011 at Ultimate Professional Centre, 3rd Floor, Jalan Bukit Mata Kuching, Kuching. This FIDE-rated and National rated tournament offers
a Champion prize of RM2,500 and some prizes for juniors.


There are two amendments to the one previously released:

a.   Woman International Masters, International Masters and above are
not required to pay entrance fee.

b.   Players may register on line at and view registered
players' list.


Sarawak Open Chess Championship 2011

(FIDE rated & National Rated)

Organisers: Sarawak Chess Association

Venue: Ultimate Professional Centre, 3rd Floor, Jalan Bukit Mata Kuching,

Kuching (Opposite Pullman Hotel)

Dates: 12-16 December 2011

System: 9 round Swiss


Date Time

12 Dec 2011, Monday 08:00 Registration

09:00 Round 1

14:30 Round 2

13 Dec 2011, Tuesday 09:00 Round 3

14:30 Round 4

14 Dec 2011, Wednesday 09:00 Round 5

14:30 Round 6

15 Dec 2011, Thursday 09:00 Round 7

14:30 Round 8

16 Dec 2011, Friday 09:00 Round 9

13:00 Prize Giving & Closing

Entrance Fees: RM50.00 per head

RM25.00 per head for 16 & under and Ladies

Free entrance for titled players WIM, IM and above.


Champion: RM2500 + Trophy

Runner Up: RM1500 + Trophy

2nd Runner Up: RM800 + Trophy

4th Placing: RM600

5th Placing: RM400

6th Placing: RM300

7th Placing: RM200

8th Placing: RM100

9th Placing: RM100

10th Placing: RM100

16 and Under (born on or after 1 Jan 1995)

Champion 100/= + Certificate

Runner-up 60/= + Certificate

2nd Runner-up 40/= + Certificate

14 and Under (born on or after 1 Jan 1997)

Champion 100/= + Certificate

Runner-up 60/= + Certificate

2nd Runner-up 40/= + Certificate

12 and Under (born on or after 1 Jan 1999)

Champion 100/= + Certificate

Runner-up 60/= + Certificate

2nd Runner-up 40/= + Certificate

10 and Under (born on or after 1 Jan 2001)

Champion 100/= + Certificate

Runner-up 60/= + Certificate

2nd Runner-up 40/= + Certificate

8 and Under (born on or after 1 Jan 2003)

Champion 100/= + Certificate

Runner-up 60/= + Certificate

2nd Runner-up 40/= + Certificate

For the aged-group prizes, there should be at least six competitors. Otherwise, they will join the other aged group.

(Each player may claim only one prize)


In the event that total scores are equal, the following criteria will be based:

a) Solkoff (Sum of Opponents’score)

b) Sonneborn berger

c) Cummulative


Any player who does not turn up for more than two rounds without giving good reasons would be considered withdrawn from the tournament.


Recording is compulsory throughout the game

Time Control

The time control is 90 minutes with 30 seconds increment per move.

Chess Rules

Based on FIDE chess rules and competition rules


The tournament venue is situated right at the centre of the City with many hotels within walking distance:

*****Pullman Hotel (082- 222888)*****Hilton Hotel (082-248200), ***** Riverside Majestic(082-247777), ****Grand Margherita Hotel(082-423111), ****Somerset Gateway(082-250958), ****Ariva Gateway(082-250958),****Hotel Grand Continental(082-230399)***Habour View Hotel (082-274666), ***Batik Boutique Hotel(082-422845),***Abell Hotel(082-239449),**Abell Residence(082-238977),**Liwah Hotel (082-429222), **Borneo Hotel(082-244122), *The Room(082-423688), Tune Hotel, **360 Xpress CityCentre Hotel(082-236060), John’s Place(082-233746), River view Inn (082-412551), Kuok Pin Hotel (082-426822), Goodwood Inn (082-244862), Motel Siangolila (082-425221), Hotel Cozy ZZZ (082-233961),Mandarin Hotel(082-418269) Kapit Hotel(082-420091), B&B Inn(082-237366), Orchid Inn (082-411417), One Star Lodge (082-253577), Borneo Bed & Breakfast (082-246292), Tracks Bed & Breakfast (019-6407372), Green Mountain Lodging House (082-416320), Nomad Borneo Bed & Breakfast(082-237831),

The room rate for budget hotels starts from RM15.00 net per person per night.

Conduct of players

No smoking, no hand phone and no analysis of games are allowed in the tournament hall.

Immediately after each game, the winners or the drawers playing white have to return the score sheets and chess clocks to the arbiter while the opponents have to rearrange back the pieces.


Enrolment can be made at website Closing date is 4:00 p.m,5 December 2011. Please bank in your entrance fee to Abang Mohammad Reduan @ RHB Account No.(1-11212-0012781-9) and Email/SMS to anyone of the followings together with Name, IC’s/Date of Birth, Sex and Contact:

Morsin Ahmad

Tel: 012-8949415


Abg. Mohd.Reduan

Tel: 019-8887786


Lim Kian Hwa

Tel: 016 8603180


Sarawak Open Chess Championship 2011

Entry Form

Name: ___________________________ Chinese Character (if applicable): ______________

IC No. /Passport No. ________________ Date of Birth: _____________ Sex: ___________

Address: ___________________________________________________________________


Tel or hand phone: ________________

FIDE ID: ______________ FIDE rating: _________ National Rating: _________

I wish to enroll for the Sarawak Open Chess Championship, 2011, and forward herewith RM ___________ for the payment of the entrance fee please.

Adult: RM50/=

16 & under and Ladies: RM25/=

Titled players WIM,IM & above: Free entrance

* delete whichever inapplicable.


Date: ____________ ( )


Temporary Receipt

I acknowledge the receipt of RM _________ from

Mr./ Miss/Mdm._____________________________

for the payment of the entrance fee for Sarawak Open Chess Championship, 2011.


Date: ____________ ( )

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Asian Amateur: Rankings after Round 4

Asian Amateur: Round 5 pairings

Abel Yap and Nabil who are leading with 4 out of 4 points will meet on board one in Round 5.


Last update 11/27/2011 1:57:30 PM / Page cached 11/27/2011 1:57:56 PM 98min.

LinksOfficial Homepage of the Organizer, Link tournament to the tournament calendar
Parameterselectionshow tournament-details
ListsStarting rank list, Alphabetical list of players, Federation-, Game- and Title-statistics, Time-table
Ranking crosstable after Round 4, Starting rank crosstable
Board PairingsRd.1, Rd.2, Rd.3, Rd.4, Rd.5
Ranking list afterRd.1, Rd.2, Rd.3, Rd.4
Excel and PrintPrint list, Export to Excel, Export to PDF-File


Round 5 on 2011/11/28 at 10:00

Bo.No. NameRtgPts.ResultPts. NameRtgNo.
16 Yap Abel Jinwei20604 4 Azman Hisham Mohd Nabil20388
24 Zulkipli Zaidan2076 Nayan Ahmad Fadzil200912
314 Siew Kit-Tze Mark1994 Wahiduddin Mohd Khair20605
496 Manaog Stewart0 3 Tukiran Taulani20339
52 Hj Azahari Md Aliuddin20853 3 Yaacob Marzuki191629
634 Tan Wei Hao18163 3 Ibni Hajar Amri201011
737 Roslan Mohd Faizal18073 3 Ng Bernard199913
849 Wong Yinn Long16643 3 Zulkifli Muhd Syazwan199315
916 Ismail Ahmad19893 3 Haslindah Ruslan165850
1051 Mayed Al-Rashedi16503 3 Shaik Ali Nor Ilhamuddin198417
1118 Shakya Rabindra19843 3 Chek Kin Keuw076
1282 Foo Chee Kin03 3 Mooi Kok Onn Osric196221
1322 Wong Jianwen19603 3 Mahmood Mohd Ezmi095
1462 Abu Bakar Ruzenan03 3 Ajeet Singh Roshan192227
1544 Al Zarooni Ahmed1752 Mohamed Abdul Haq20961
1647 Ooi Zhi Yang1719 Tham Tick Hong Jax20763
1753 Tan Tze Lin Tommy1625 Limono Handjojo195123
1871 Altaher Tarek Ali0 WCMNur Nabila Azman Hisham194125
1932 Tan Li Ting1854 Darrel Yap Egin081
20107 Terry Choong Choon Ming0 Ting Shih Chieh Alfred179039
2110 Cheah Cheok Fung20212 Muhalip Sotimin0101
2246 Low Zhen Yu Cyrus17282 2 Shrestha Rajendra Prasad20407
2324 Mahmood Nasrul Humaimi19512 2 Al Dhaheri Shaikha164052
2426 Lim Kian Hwa19352 2 Lim Chuin Kai159954
2528 Yusoff Fairul19182 2 Sivakumar Ashvin159755
2657 Dr Thaiba Badri Prasad15782 2 Wahiduddin Nurul Huda191330
2772 Ang Tuan Huang02 2 Tan Jun Feng189731
2877 Chua Xue Kai Alfred02 2 Dhaheri Soltan181535
2936 Kamis Kamarunsalehin18152 2 Abd Rahman Syed Azizi061
3038 Jayarathne M N G17902 2 Azman Muhd Ariez074
3140 Chan Mun Fye17842 2 Che Lah Buchin075
3286 Hussin Norhaida02 2 Shah Syed Iskandar178241
3342 Liew Ken Yew17772 2 Khoo Chang Gee089
3488 Juarih Norazlin02 2 Camilia Bt Johari177643
3592 Lim Pei Ying Kelly02 Ramli Abdul Rahim197020
3619 Abdul Shukor Abdul Aziz1981 Johari Low Nikk087
3798 Mohd Saprin Amir Qayyim0 S Balendran184833
38106 Siddharthan Dinesh0 CMAmier Hamzah B Mohd Zuhri174545
3956 Al-Maghbali Shama1587 Hanif Harleiff083
4058 Lee Qing Aun1535 Shum Rui Yuan0105
4164 Ahmad Fahmi Ahmad Faizal0 Mohammad Syaahil Hamid097
42108 Wan Sulaiman Wan Mahadzir0 Arshad Muhammad073
4378 Chuah Hao Feng0 Yahaya Nor Zaiasron0109
4448 Yap Wan Lin16751 1 Ho Rui Hwa Justin085
4584 Harun Bustaman01 1 Abd Rahman Syazrin152459
4690 Koo Wei Wei Melanie01 1 Ahmad Aqilah Syahira063
4791 Lew Zhi Hong01 1 Al Maamari Wafia Darwish065
4893 Lim Wan Yu Steffi01 1 Al-Neyadi Suroor067
49103 Nizam Haziq Aiman01 1 Al-Shamsi Ousha069
5079 Chuah Yi Ning01 1 Mouza Darwish Almemari099
5180 Darmini01 1 Muralidharan Shawn0102
5260WCMKalbani Wadema0½ 1 Qais Muhammad Taufiq0104
5366 Al-Neyadi Abdulla00 0 Lye Lik Zang094
5468 Al-Shamisi Hareb Nassed00 0 Mubarak Kaltham0100
5570 Al-Shamsi Shamma00 0 Yeoh Michael0110