NMCC Monthly Blitz start today ( 7 March 2009) ! Two tournaments will be held . The 1st tournament start at 11am and the second tournament start at 3pm . Read the details below.

Neo Manhattan Chess Centre (NMCC) will organised a monthly Grand Prix blitz tournaments which consist10 tournament held ever Saturday and one Final tournament . For March 2009 legs, a total amount of RM 1000.00 cash prize has been guaranteed !

1. TOURNAMENT

In March 2009, NMCC will organised 2 tournaments a day on Saturdays ( 7,14,21 and 28 March) and 2 tournaments + 1 final on 29th March 2009 ( Sunday) so that there will be 10 tournaments for March 2009.

Number of players in a tournament .

Maximum number of players in one tournament is 24 players. Players will be divided into a maximum of two group with 10-12 players in one group. In the event of more than 12 players but less than 20 players take part, only the first 12 players who have paid the registration fee will be allowed to play .

Winner of each tournament is the player who collect the most points in a single round robin blitz tournament.

Prize : Tournament Champion will receive RM 70.00 .

Fees : RM 15.00

2. FINAL TOURNAMENT

The Final Tournament will future 10 top players who collect the most points from a maximum of 7 tournaments.

This 10 best players will play in a single round robin tournament to decide a Champion who will receive RM 300 cash prize . 2nd and 3rd place will receive a consolation prize from NMCC.

This competition runs every Saturday ( for the month of March 2009 ) and 2 tournaments + final on Sunday 29th March 2009 . There will be two tournaments a day and a total of 10 tournaments in a month. At the end of the 1oth tournament , a Final Grand Prix will be held which consist 10 player who collect the highest points from a maximum 7 best tournaments.

The date for the organisation of the March 2009 Grand Prix tournaments are 7, 14, 21, 28 and the Final on 29th March 2009.

The above rules are subject to change by the organiser .