This year's National Age Group event will be held at OCM building from Sunday, 11th March to Tuesday, 13th March 2012. The 8 round Swiss event will use a time control of 45 minutes plus 30 seconds increment per move per player starting from move 1.
The age groups are divided into 6 separate categories for both boys and girls - Under 8, Under 10, Under 12, Under 14, Under 16 and Under 18. Entry fee is RM40 per player if paid before the closing date, 7th March 2012. After the closing date, registration shall be at the discretion of the organizer and the entry fee, if accepted, shall be RM80.
The Top 4 players (based on tie-break) from this event shall qualify to represent Malaysia to the WORLD, ASIAN, ASEAN and other Age Group events subject to acceptance of terms and conditions set forth by the Malaysian Chess Federation.
Those who are interested to play in this event can download the forms by clicking on the following link: NAG Entry Forms
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