Thursday, 6 March 2014


In conjunction with the DYTM Raja Dr Nazrin Shah KL Open Chess Championships 2014 and to provide a final practice session for young Malaysian talents participating in the National Age Group Championships from 12-14 April 2014, POLGAR Chess Asia is organising a one day rapid event on Sunday 6 April 2014 at the Olympic Sports Hotel.

Details below:


Rules & Regulations

1. The Challenge:  There are three (3) categories of event at play – Under-8, 10, 12 & 16.

2. Eligibility:  Players who are entitled to participate must not have reached the relevant ages before 1st January 2014.

3. Organiser: The Tournament is organized by the POLGAR Chess Asia (PCA) with the support of KLCA and will be played under the FIDE Laws of Chess.

4. Schedule:  All participants are to report at venue 30 minutes before the scheduled starting time to register their attendance with the Arbiter.  Registration will be closed at 8.45am. Tournament starts 9am & estimated completion time is 6pm after prize presentation. Lunch is available from 12-2pm.

5. Entry Fee:  RM40 for students of Polgar & KLCA members,  RM45 for others.   Please add RM18 for buffet lunch if required & collect meal coupon from Organiser during registration (8.00-8.45am) on 6 Apr.

6. Prizes:
                 U-8              U-10                    U12 & U-16    
1st             Trophy         Trophy & 100      Trophy & 200
2nd            Trophy         Trophy & 80        Trophy & 150
3rd            Trophy         Trophy & 60         Trophy & 100
4th-5th       Trophy         Trophy & 50        Trophy & 80
6th-12th     Trophy         Trophy                 Trophy

7. Payment Mode:  By cash or bank-in to 514187  214430 Maybank (Effective Commerce Sdn. Bhd). Please fax bank-slip with Entry Form to 03-2300 1689 or email to

8. Closing Date of registration:  31 March 2014, 7.00 pm.  Late entries and entries without payment will not be accepted.  Entry fees are non-refundable.  Acceptance of entries is on first-come-first-serve basis as places are limited.

9. The organizer has the right to reject entry(s) and decide on appropriate changes according to the requirement of the tournament.