Saturday, 14 May 2011

4th KL International Open Chess Championship 2011

The Kuala Lumpur Chess Association (KLCA) is pleased to be able to announce, once  again with sponsorship from the Masterskill Education Group Berhad, the 4th KL International Open Chess Championship for the Raja Nazrin Shah Challenge Trophy from 4th-10th September 2011.

Held under the auspices of the Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) at the superior 4 star Swiss Garden Hotel & Residences Kuala Lumpur located between Chinatown and the city's main Bukit Bintang shopping district, the KL Open will be registered with the World Chess Federation (FIDE) as an international title and rated tournament and so be played over 9 rounds using the FIDE Swiss System with the time control used the FIDE time control of 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move one.

For enquiries, please email the Tournament Director at