Friday, May 7, 2010

Ole Ole Chess Tournament - 10 July 2010

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YES! Shah Alam Ole Ole Chess tournament is back! Last year, the first edition was held on 13th June. The second edition this year will be held on 10th July. Surely the venue of the tournament is at the Ole Ole Shopping Center (above picture) located in Shah Alam Section 18. GiLoCatur and all the kids participated in the tournament last year. Check out the post about it here.

How many players participated last year? About 50 participants in the Adults (above 12 years old) category and 30 youngsters in the Under 12 section. Who were the champions? NM Zarul Shazwan Zullkafli won the Open section while Subramanian Sivanesan from Seremban won the Under 12 category.

Under 12 section

Open section

note : the above two pictures are from GiLoCatur's photo collection

Some basic info about the tournament.

Date : 10 July 2010 (Saturday)

Venue : Ole Ole Shopping Complex, Section 18, Shah Alam

Format of play : 6 rounds SWISS system of rapid games (25 minute time control)

The fee :
(a) Open - RM 15 for Shah Alam residents, RM 20 for others
(b) Under 12 - RM 10 for Shah Alam residents, RM 15 for others

Mode of payment :
CIMB bank account No: 1226-0083-1755-22 made payable to ABDUL HAQ MOHAMED

Limited to the first 100 entries only!

For pre-registration, please sms or email to En Abdul Haq Mohamed at 013.392.7718,

Closing date : 5 July 2010

Download the details of the tournament from this link.

Most probably, GiLoCatur and the kids will participate. GiLoCatur will try this time to be among the winners for Shah Alam residents. :)-


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