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Sunday, May 26, 2013

THE NATIONAL CLOSED MEN & WOMEN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013

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THE NATIONAL CLOSED MEN & WOMEN     CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013

  • Tournament blog: http://ncc2013.blogspot.com

    OPEN TO ALL MCF STATE AFFILIATES

    1.  INVITATION

    The Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) and Persatuan Catur Negeri Terengganu (PCNT)  have the honour of inviting all MCF States Affiliates and MCF Invited players for the The National Closed Championships to be organise in Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), Kuala Terengganu from  27th May (Arrival) to 02nd June (Departure) 2013.

    2. EVENT CATEGORIES

    1) THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2013 (OPEN)   - Piala Tun Hussein Onn.

    2) THE NATIONAL WOMEN CHAMPIONSHIP 2013  - Piala Tan Sri Sabbaruddin Chik.

    3. PRIZES

    MAIN PRIZES

    OPEN

    WOMEN

    Champion

    CHALLENGE TROPHY

    Cash RM1,000   + Gold Medal

    CHALLENGE TROPHY

    Cash RM1,000.00 + Gold Medal

    2nd

    Cash RM600.00 + Silver Medal

    Cash RM600.00    + Silver Medal

    3rd

    Cash RM400.00 + Bronze Medal

    Cash RM400.00   + Bronze Medal

    4th

    Cash RM300.00

    Cash RM300.00

    5th

    Cash RM200.00

    Cash RM200.00

    *Certificate of Excellence shall be given to the top ten finishers.

    *The results of this championship will be one of the main criteria for selection into the National Squad for international representation in the year 2013/2014 before the next National Chess Championship.

    4. REGISTRATION FEE

    4.1: A Registration fee of RM50 shall be imposed for each and every participant submitted by the respectives State Association to the Organizing Committee as a participation and registration fee. State Additional Players (Fulfilling minimum rating) shall pay RM150. Both event shall be FIDE-Rated and National Rated.

    5. REGISTRATION PROCEDURE

    5.1 All registration shall be submitted by the respective State Chess Association.There shall be no direct registration from individuals.

    5.2 The complete registration form (A) and (B) must be filled and returned to the Organizing Committee not later than May 20th 2013. A copy must be provided to MCF.

    6. QUALIFICATION UNDER MINIMUM RATING REQUIREMENT  (STATE OFFICIAL PLAYER)

    MCF State Affiliate shall have the right to send 4 Men and 4 Women as State Official Players  FILL UP REGISTRATION FORM (A)

    7. QUALIFICATION UNDER MERIT  TOP RATING PERFORMANCES (MCF INVITED PLAYER)

    Top 10 (All players) in NR List with registration by State [without using State quota].

    FILL UP REGISTRATION FORM (B)

    8. QUALIFICATION UNDER MERIT NATIONAL MASTERS (NM, NWM) (MCF INVITED PLAYER)

    All National Masters with registration by State [without using State quota].

    FILL UP REGISTRATION FORM (B)

    9. QUALIFICATION UNDER MERIT NATIONAL JUNIOR BEST PERFORMANCES (MCF INVITED PLAYER)

    National Junior Champions (U-20) (Current) with registration by State [without using State quota)

    FILL UP REGISTRATION FORM (B)

    10. QUALIFICATION UNDER MERIT NATIONAL SCHOOLS (MSSM) 2013 BEST PERFORMANCES (MCF INVITED PLAYER)

    MSSM Individual Champions (U-18) for the Year with registration by State [without using State quota]

    FILL UP REGISTRATION FORM (B)

    11. STATE ADDITIONAL PLAYERS FULFILLING MINIMUM RATING REQUIREMENT/REGULATIONS

    MINIMUM RATING REQUIREMENT

    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

    FILL UP STATE REGISTRATION FORM (C)

    12. TIE-BREAK

    In case of any tie in total score, the following tie-break shall be applied:-

    1. Direct Encounter (Berger table with a complete results must be attained for this

        tie-  break to be valid)

    2.  Buchholz score;

    3.  Sonneborn-Berger score;

    4.  Progressive score aka FIDE tie-break;

    5.  Progressive score cut Rd1, Rd2, and so on aka FIDE (fine) tie-break;

    6.  Number of Wins with the Black pieces.

    13. TITLES AWARDED

    1) THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2013 (OPEN)

        The Champion will be awarded the title ‘NATIONAL MASTER ’ (NM)

    2) THE NATIONAL WOMEN CHAMPIONSHIP 2013. 

        The Champion will be awarded the title ‘NATIONAL WOMEN MASTER’  (NWM)

    14. VENUE

    Playing Hall is Chansellor Hall at Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu

    14. ACCOMMODATION / TRANSPORTION

    14.1.Participant have to arrange their own accomodation and transportation.We recommended hotel listed below for your own arrangement:

    14.2. Scout Inn ( 15 minutes driving by car ) Rate range from RM75.00 to RM105 per day www.scoutinn.com  Tel no : 09 662 3100

    14.3. Dara Inn ( 15 minutes driving by car ) Rate range from RM 75.00 to RM100

    Per day. www.DARA-INN.com.  Tel no :  09 666 8482

    15. MODE OF PAYMENT

    All payment to : Terengganu Chess Association CIMB Account no :13030000188102

    16.  RULES AND REGULATIONS

    16.1. The tournament will be played according to the Swiss System in 9 rounds.

    16.2 The Rate of play shall be according to FIDE regulations 90 minutes with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1. (All moves must be recorded at all times)

    16,3 FIDE rules and regulations for Standard Chess applies.

    IMPORTANT NOTE!

    Participants who have not been confirmed participation by their respective States and be present during the Players Meeting on 27th May 2013 at 17:00 shall not be paired for the first round.

    17.  PLAYING SCHEDULE
     
    MONDAY
    May 27th 2013
    14:00 Arrivals
    MONDAY
    May 27th 2013
    17:00 Players Meeting 
    TUESDAY
    May 28th 2013
    09:00 Round 1
    TUESDAY
    May 28th 2013
    15:00 Round 2
    May 29th 2013
    09:00 Round 3
    WEDNESDAY
    May 29th  2013
    15:00 Round 4
    THURSDAY
    May 30th 2013
    09:00 Round 5
    THURSDAY
    May 30th 2013
    15:00 Round 6
    FRIDAY
    May 31th 2013
    09:00 Round 7
    FRIDAY
    May 31th 2013
    15:00 Round 8
    SATURDAY
    June01th 2013
    09:00 Round 9
    14:00 Closing Ceremony
    14:30  Blitz tournament
    Departure

    18. CONTACT  THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE

    Tournament Director

    Ghalam Sani
    Tel  :   013 347 1747                     – E-mail:mister_gsani@gmail.com

    Organizing Secretary

    Muhammad Bin Arshad
    Tel HP :    0129282811                – E-mail: terengganu_chess@hotmail.com

    MCF Secretariat

    Gregory Lau

    Tel. 017 289 8215                         – Email: msianchess2010@gmail.com

    19. LETTER OF INVITATION

    Players needing Invitation letters are requested to contact their respective State Chess Association before dateline May 20th 2013

    The Organizing Committee through the MCF Secretariat shall only provide invitations for States only.

    After the above dateline, the Organizing Committee shall impose RM100 for every late entry submitted.

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