Tuesday, March 30, 2010



The annual Malaysian Chess Festival will take place from 28th August 2010 to 08 September 2010 at the CitiTel MidValley Hotel, MidValley MegaMall, Kuala Lumpur.

For those below 16 years old, there will be a National Age-Group. There will be several categories from Under-8, Under-10, Under-12, Under-14 to Under-16. We encourage parents to register their children for this high profile chess event and make our very own Malaysian Chess Festival 2010 a success!

For those eager to get FIDE ratings or to improve their FIDE ratings, you will have the IGB Malaysian Open and AmBank Chess Challenge.

While those who are keen on team events, the Malaysian Chess Festival has one too! You may join the 30th ASTRO Merdeka Team Chess Championship on 28-31 August 2010.

For the veteran aged 55 and above, we have the Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng International Seniors Open slated for 1-8 September 2010. This is a new event added for some old newcomers!

This year (2010) the Festival comprises of the following events;

28 - 31 August 2010

30th ASTRO Merdeka Team Chess Championship
ASTRO Merdeka Individual Rapid Chess Championship

01 - 08 September

IGB Malaysia Open Chess Championship
AmBank Chess Challenge
Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng International Seniors Open
The National Age-Group Rapid Chess Championship

Let's join and play chess in the Malaysian Chess Festival 2010 in Kuala Lumpur! Book that important date in your diary!
For more details, you may visit fireyrook’s blog or click here.