The Grand Asian Chess Challenge International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship 2015 is scheduled to take place from 26th to 31st January 2015 at the Tuanku Bahiyah Residential College at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, the federal capital and most populous city in Malaysia.
The event is a 9-round individual Swiss tournament open to all UNDERGRADUATES and POSTGRADUATES from universities, colleges and other institutes of higher education. All participants are required to present their original student identification or official supporting document upon registration to verify their participation in this event.
FIDE rules and regulation will apply and the time control will be 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment starting from move 1.
For team event results, accumulation of highest scores from four team members (inclusive of score from at least one female team member) will be taken into account. A team may comprise a minimum number of four to a maximum number of six members from the same university. There must be at least one female player in each team. Import of players from other universities is ONLY allowed if the team concerned has difficulties in finding a male/female player, provided that the team itself is composed of three members from the same university already.
All mobile phones & electronic devices are banned in the tournament hall.
Individual prizes: 1.500 RM + Trophy/ 1.000 RM + Trophy/ 500 RM + Trophy
The top 10 male and 5 female players will be awarded medals. The best female player will be granted a trophy + 800 RM.
Team prizes: Royal Selangor Challenge Trophy + Six Medals + Cash of 4.000 RM/ Trophy + Six Medals + Cash of 2.500 RM/ Trophy + Six Medals + Cash of 1.500 RM
The best local team will be awarded Royal Selangor Plaque + Six Medals + Cash of 1.000 RM
All participants are entitled to only one prize (the larger). All prize winners will get certificates.
Delegation Director Choi Li Jing
Tel.: 03-7957 1706, Fax: 03-7957 1608