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Saturday, March 23, 2013

Of Busy Weekends Ahead - A Galore of Events

It will be endless activities for the next few weeks until early May 2013 with activities being held almost every weekend - including one that is as far as Sungai Petani, Kedah on 6th and 7th April 2013 for the 1st KEDAH FIDE RATED RAPID and BLITZ CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP.

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For tomorrow, CAS will be holding its first Quarterly Allegro for 2013 at DATCC starting at 8:00am with registration and Round 1 to start at 9:00am. The 7 round Swiss event uses a time control of 20 minutes plus 10 seconds increment. 

From Monday 25th to 27th March, DATCC will be organizing its first School Break Chess Camp with Nik Ahmad Faruoqi at the helm as the head coach and Ahmad Fadzil Nayan as the assistant. Students can still sign up for the camp at a fee of RM210 per student but DATCC Members are given a fee of RM160 per person. Registration forms can be downloaded HERE.

On 30th March, DATCC will be organizing its 2nd Blitz event - 13 round Swiss system with an entry fee of RM5 for DATCC members and RM15 for others. The event  starts with registration at 10:00am with the first round to start at 11:00am. The first 7 rounds will be held before lunch and remaining 6 rounds to start at 2:00pm. Prize giving and closing is expected to start at 4:30pm.

Insofar Chess Academy will be organizing its March Scholarship tournament on 31st of March at DATCC starting at 9:00am. The 6 round event uses a time control of 25 minutes to finish, offering prizes for Open and Scholarship sections. Depending on the entry fees paid, players may qualify to win 2 prizes as both Open and Scholarship categories are being played simultaneously. For more information on the Insofar event, please call Puan Raja Aiza at +6012.341.5030 of download the form by clicking HERE 

DATCC will continue with its Age Group event for U12 on 7th April 2013 starting at 9:00am with Registration and Round 1 to start at 10:00am. The 6 round Swiss event uses a time control of 20 minutes plus 10 seconds increment and is open to all players below the age of 12 years old - those born after January 2001. Similar to the earlier Age Group event held in March, the entry fees is set at RM8 for DATCC members and RM15 for others. The Champion for each Boys/Open and Girls categories will each earn a Trophy, Gold medal and Certificate. The runner up and third placed winners will earn a medal and certificate each and the 5th to 8th placing in the Boys/Open section and the 4th finisher in the Girls section will each earn a Certificate of Achievement. Click HERE to download the entry forms to learn more about the DATCC Age Group Series for U12.

Be on the lookout for DATCC Magnificent Rapid Weekend to be held on 14th April 2013 - continuing from the earlier Fantastic Rapid Weekend which was held on 17th March 2013. The DATCC Magnificent Rapid Weekend is a monthly rapid weekend series organized and hosted by DATCC at its center. Using a similar event format as before, the event offers a prize fund of RM1,100 with RM300 to be given to the top winner. The 7 round events uses a time control of 25 minutes and offers 8 main prizes and additional prizes for Junior players, Veteran, Best Lady, Unrated and prizes for the top 2 DATCC members. Entry fees are RM15 for DATCC members and RM25 for others. For more information about the event, and to submit entries for the event, please click HERE to download the entry fortms.


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