Sarawak will host another FIDE rated event ( article below) on 25th to 27th Disember 2009 at Hotel Premier Sibu Sarawak.This event is open to all state representative.Each state will be represented by four players and will be provided food and lodging.Playing format is simple you will not be paired againts your state teammate.And at the end of the seven round , your points will be total up with your state teamate in order to determine the state champion and total prizes sum of RM5000.How that interesting.Last time state affiliate organised team event was in 1991 at Sabah where by Terengganu won and second place Kuala Lumpur.
Back to Sarawak event, this will be a FIDE rated event and it is possible to get rated altough the this event will be play on 7 round basis.Furthermore this event will be play in 3 days.According to FIDE regulation chapter 15 :
Rate of play :
1.1. For a game to be rated each players must have the following mininum periods in which to complete all the moves assuming the game last 60 moves.
1.11 Where at least one of the players in the tournament has a rating 2200 or higher .each players must have a minimun 120 minutes.
1.12 Where at least one of the players in the tournament has a rating 1600 or higher , each players must have a minimun 90 minutes.
1.13 Where all the players in the tournament are rated below 1600,each players must have a minimun 60 minutes.
Number of round perday
3.1. No more then three round per day and total playing time of no more then 12 hours.
So state players get yourself ready for this event and contact your state association and book AIR ASIA ticket now.