After consideration during Exco meeting, we are pleased to announce the official players for Kuala Lumpur in 2017 Malaysia Chess Championship.
Official players (Based on their performance in recent 2016 KL Closed)
1. LYE LIK ZANG (FIDE 2095) (PAID)
2. CM NG JEN SHENG (FIDE 1965) (PAID)
1. DAWSON TAN SOON WEI (FIDE 2061) (PAID)
2. KAUSHAL KHANDHAR (FIDE 2003) (PAID)
3. MUHAMMAD EMIR RASYID BIN EMRAN (NR 1689)
4. TAN YONG HAU (NR 1714) (PAID)
5. ROHAN SHAN TZE NAVARATNAM (NR 1670) (PAID)
1. NIK MUHD HAZIQ NIK NORHISHAM
2. CM AMIRUL AMIR FAIZ
Since no woman's tournament is conducted, selection is based on rating (priority on FIDE elo)
1. ROSAMUND KOO WEI XIN
2. MELANIE KOO WEI WEI (FIDE 1682) (PAID)
1. HO CHEN EE (FIDE 1602) (PAID)
1.Entry fees for Official Players is waived by KLCA. Other cost including accommodation and transport is bear by the respective players
2.For Extra Players, RM 150 entry fees must be made payable to
Account name: Persatuan Catur Kuala Lumpur (Kuala Lumpur Chess Association)
Account number: 8602791300
Bank: CIMB Bank
Other cost including accommodation is bear by the players.
Please provide the payment proof to firstname.lastname@example.org or 016-9960438 by 10pm 13th March 2017
3. For Direct Entry players, registration must be made directly through MCF by 14th March 2017.
4. Slot for extra players are still open. However, if registration is received after 13th March, a late penalty or RM 100 will be imposed. Late entry is applicable until 18th March 2017.
For any question, please do not hesitate to ask me (DR Mohamad Shafiq) through email@example.com or 016-9960438.
Thank you for your time.