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Thursday, April 7, 2011




This tournament is sponsored by Majlis Sukan Universiti Malaysia (MASUM). The purpose of this tournament is to select players to represent Malaysia for the chess event in the Universiade 2011 in Shenzhen, China.

This tournament is by  invitation  only. Anyone who fulfilled the following requirements can apply to  participate in this tournament. The application must be send to the organizing committee before 22 nd of  April. For the successful applicants the invitation will be send by 30 th of April.

1) Must be a Malaysian studying in an Institute of Higher Learning in Malaysia which includes
a. Institute of Higher Learning (Public / Private)
b. Community College
c. Polytechnic
d. College

2) Ratings criteria
a. Male
  i. Must Have FIDE rating more than 1950 according to the March 2011, FIDE rating list.
b. Female
  i. Must have FIDE rating according to the March 2011, FIDE rating list.


i. MCF rating more than 1550 according to the January 2011 MCF rating list, and
ii. Have represented the state in the MSSM competition.

Application can be done by sending an email to with the following particulars:
i. Name
ii. Institute of Higher Learning (Proof of attachment to the institute)
iii. Year of study and duration of the Program followed
iv. FIDE ratings
v. National Ratings*
vi. Proof of participation in MSSM*
*For females who does not have FIDE ratings


This Tournament is organized by University of Malaya. There are two events running concurrently which is the

a) Male players selection, and

b) Female players selection.

The details of the event are as follows:
Date: May 20 th to May 22 nd , 2011
Venue: 5 th Residential College, University of Malaya
Format: 5 round Swiss
Time Control: 90 minutes per person
Registration Fees: RM 20

Note: The expected number of players is around 20 each for male and female. If the number of applicants is too high, the organizer reserves the right to reject players with the lower ratings.


For further enquiries, please send an email to Dr. Ng Siew Cheok (


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