Thursday, May 13, 2010

SIZZLING RAPID WEEKEND - This Sunday, 16th May!



Following up from the previous DATCC Razzle Dazzle Rapid Chess Weekend, DATCC is coming up with its second rapid event, the DATCC Sizzling Rapid Chess Weekend which will be held at its center this Sunday, 16th May 2010 starting with Player’s registration at 9:00am. This will be a nationally rated event and players will be seeded according to their National Rating points


The schedule for the event shall be:

Round 1 - 10:00am

Round 2 - 11:00am

Round 3 - 12:00noon

Round 4 - 2:00pm

Round 5 - 3:00pm

Round 6 - 4:00pm

Round 7 - 5:00pm

Closing - 6:30pm


Aside from the top 5 winners for the open category, and the normal category prizes for Under 12, Best Ladies, Top Pair for those rated below 1600 and 1400, the Sizzling Rapid is adding 2 more category prizes for Veteran Above-45 and Unrated, to attract veterans and those who are first timer to the local chess scene.


The total prize fund set aside for this event is more than RM900 with the eventual winner to take home RM300.All in all, 13 prizes are up for grabs with 5 main prizes in the open section, 1 prize each for the Under-12, Ladies, Veteran and Unrated, and 2 prizes each for players with National Rating of below 1600 and 1400 respectively.


Prize Money
Champion : RM 300. Best Lady : RM 30.   Best Un-Rated:RM 30.
Runner Up : RM 150. Best U-12 : RM 30.  Best Over-45: RM 30.
Third : RM 100.  National Rating <1600 National Rating <1400
Fourth : RM 50.  Best Player : RM 40.      Best Player : RM 40
Fifth :    RM 50.   Second : RM 30.           Second : RM 30


The entry fee for the DATCC Sizzling Rapid Chess Weekend is RM30 for adults and RM15 for children below 12 years of age. The event shall be played over 7 rounds (using Swiss Pairing System) starting with player’s registration at 9:00am, round 1 at 10:00am and is expected to conclude by 6:00pm on the same day. Time control is 25 minutes per player per game played to the finish


Should you require any further information or clarification, please feel free to contact Hamid Majid at aham@pc.jaring.my or +60193158098, or Najib Wahab at najib.wahab@chess-malaysia.com at +60163382542

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