Ok, that just my starter for this year National Chess Championship which start today at Kolej Pendita Za'ba, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. The first day start with a player meeting at 9.30 AM. The organizer announce that they have to start the first round at 10.30 AM due to some late registration from the players. All the players also agree to start the second round today at 3.30 PM.
Below are important points mentioned during the players meeting.
Cheif Arbiter : Abdul Najib Wahab
Arbiters : Duratul Ain
NWM Khairunissa Wahiduddin
Players have to play at least 20 moves before agreeing to a draw. If less then that, the arbiter might declare both player lose.
1. Abdul Najib Wahab
2. Gregory Lau (MCF)
3. Abdul Haq Mohamed (UKM)
There are changes to the schedule.
- Round 1 start at 10.30 AM instead of 9.00 AM
- Round 2 start at 3.30 PM instead of 3.00 PM
- Round on Friday (18th June) will start at 8.30 AM instead of 9.00 AM
Waiting time is 1 hour
Players whose mobile phone ring during game will be declare lose
Player who wish to quit from the tournament before completing all his games have to write officially to the chief arbiter. Player who fail to do that will be banned in the next National Championship.
Andrew Ooi (Gilachess) will update about the tournament from time to time...stay tune...