NATIONAL YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018

Malaysian National Youth Chess Championship (MNYCC 2018)

NATIONAL YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018

(Incorporating National Age-Group and National Junior Chess Championships)

INVITATION

The Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) invites all MCF States Affiliates to participate in the to be organized by the Johor Chess Association under the auspices of the Malaysian Chess Federation to be held at Level 36 Johor Bahru City Square Tower, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor,  Malaysia   from 17th to 21th March 2018.

ELIGIBILITY OF PARTICIPANTS

 

  1. Each MCF State Affiliate may register or endorse any number of State Official Entries.
  2. Players under the FIDE flag may also apply to play as Direct Entries but must explain their status and entry will be subject to MCF approval
  3. To qualify to play in an age-group, players must not reach the designated age before 1st January 2018. They can however choose to play in an older age-group category. All participants are required to bring along their MyKad or Birth Certificate for verification as needed.

 

TOURNAMENT

  1. The MNYCC 2018 will be a FIDE rated tournament and be held over 7 rounds for both Open and Girls in the age-group categories U-8, U-10, U-12, U-14, U-16 and U-18 (National Age-Group Championships) and U-20 (National Junior Championships).
  2. Accordingly, the FIDE Laws of Chess together with FIDE Tournament Rules and Regulations will apply.
  3. The time control will be 90 minutes with 30 second time increment each to the finish with a 15 minute grace period.

 

U-08 Date of Birth On or after 2010 U-16 Date of Birth On or after 2002
U-10 Date of Birth On or after 2008 U-18 Date of Birth On or after 2000
U-12 Date of Birth On or after 2006 U-20 Date of Birth On or after 1998
U-14 Date of Birth On or after 2004

  SCHEDULE OF PLAY

 

Sat 17 March

1200-1800       Final Registration/Confirmation of Attendance, then Player’s Meeting

Sun 18 March

0900-1300       Round 1

1500-1900       Round 2

Mon 19 March

0900-1300       Round 3

1500-1900       Round 4

Tue 20 March

0900-1300       Round 5

1500-1900       Round 6

Wed 21 March

0900-1300       Round 7

1400-1430       Championship Play-Offs

1600-               Awards Ceremony

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE AND MODE OF PAYMENT

The entry fee will be RM 150 for players endorsed by their respective state associations. The entry fee is RM 300 for players playing under the FIDE flag. The closing date is 8 March 2018 and a 50 percent surcharge will be levied after the closing date.

All participants who made payments before 1 March 2018 are entitled to a 20% discount.

STATE OFFICIAL ENTRY:  These must be submitted by the respective MCF State Affiliate. Please contact your respective State Association for entry details and payment.

 

DIRECT ENTRY:  The entry form together with a copy of the bank-in slip/transfer must be scanned and emailed together

with your request (and reasons) to be allowed to take part. If rejected, you will be reimbursed less any bank charges

immediately after the official closing date.

 

 

BANK DETAILS: Persatuan Catur Negeri Johor  RHB Bank Current Account No. 20101700234090

 

The entry form and together with a copy of the bank-in slip/transaction advice must be scanned and emailed to

johorchess@gmail.com (Attn: Steven Cheong) not later than 8th March 2018.

The entry fee will be RM 150 for players endorsed by their respective state associations. The entry fee is RM 300 for players playing under the FIDE flag. The closing date is 8 March 2018 and a 50 percent surcharge will be levied after the closing date.

STATE OFFICIAL ENTRY:  These must be submitted by the respective MCF State Affiliate. Please contact your respective State Association for entry details and payment.

 

DIRECT ENTRY:  The entry form together with a copy of the bank-in slip/transfer must be scanned and emailed together

with your request (and reasons) to be allowed to take part. If rejected, you will be reimbursed less any bank charges

immediately after the official closing date.

 

 

BANK DETAILS: Persatuan Catur Negeri Johor  RHB Bank Current Account No. 20101700234090

 

The entry form and together with a copy of the bank-in slip/transaction advice must be scanned and emailed to

johorchess@gmail.com (Attn: Steven Cheong) not later than 8th March 2018.

CONTACT EVENT SECRETARIAT

Organising Secretary  : Mr. Steven Cheong                  Mobile phone  :  0167202272

Event Treasurer          : Vincent Tham                          Email               :  vincent_tham@berinda.com

PRIZES

  1. In each category, the champions will receive trophies, the top ten will get medals and all will have certificates of participation.
  2. On timely application to MCF, the winners of their respective categories will have the right to be the official player at the Asian Youth Championships in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 1-10 April 2018 and the Asian Junior Championships in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from 25 May-3 June 2018 (dates may be subject to change by respective organisers).

 

TIE-BREAK

The tie-break to determine champions will be a two game 5 minute Blitz play off and if unresolved will be determined by Armageddon. For all others, it will be: 1) P.E.   2) Buchholz   3) S.B,  and  4) Cumulative

 

STATE OFFICIAL ENTRY:

RM 150.00     (Late entry after 8 March 2018 is RM 225.00)

(To be submitted by respective State Chess Association. Please contact your respective State Association for payment)

 

DIRECT ENTRY:                     

  RM 300.00     (Late entry after 8 March 2018 is RM 450.00)

 

 

EARLY ENTRY DISCOUNT:

20% Discount to all payments made before the 1 March 2018

 STATE OFFICIAL ENTRY:   RM 120.00    

DIRECT ENTRY:   RM 240.00    

You may download the Prospectus and entry form here:

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