Pencarian Jaguh Catur Terengganu Grand Final will be held on 18 t0 22rd of December at Terengganu Trade Center (TTC).This event will be rated and only FIDE rated players will be invited.Pusat Minda Terengganu currently organising 5 series of state level chess event , 3 series already held and two more will be organise in October and November. Only 30 selected players from 5 series who accumulated highest points will be invited to play in the grand final.Only players with FIDE rating will be accepted to play in the grand final.The tournament will offer total prize money of RM18,000.
Participants who are playing this series represents their districts in Terengganu.Pusat Minda Terengganu was established by former chief minister of Terengganu Dato Seri Haji Idris Jusoh and Dr Wan Shaari Wan Ismail is Chief Operation Officer.Pusat Minda Terengganu and State Government will definitely will boost quality and quantity Terengganu chess in general with its programs.
Ever since the introduction of Pencarian Jaguh Catur Terengganu a lot of new faces emerge.Hopefully Pusat Minda and State Government will continue to support chess activities in Terengganu for long time.Below are details of Grand final Pencarian Jaguh Catur Terengganu.All tournament details will be finalised by Pusat Minda Terengganu (Mindcet).The official entry form distribute by Pusat Minda Terengganu later.
- Date 18 to 22 nd Disember 2008
- Place Pusat Dagangan Terengganu (TTC)
- Organiser Pusat Minda Terenggan and Terengganu State Government
- Type of event : Fide rated event ( 9 round )
- Number of round: 9 round
- Time control :90 minute plus 30 second increment
- Participant : FIDE rated players only
- Entry Fee : RM50
- Playing schedule : two round per day except on final day (22nd Disember)
- Prize fund
- RM 800
- RM 700
- RM 500
- RM 500
More details will be post later.