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Malay Mail Online: Welcoming The 11th Malaysian Chess Festival 2014

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FIDE Today: Against Dictatorship & Empire

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Myanmar Intenational Open 2014

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MYANMAR INTERNATIONAL OPEN 2014 Organized by Myanmar Chess Federation

Generously funded by Kasparov Chess Foundation Asia-Pacific


1. Organization

This event is organized by Myanmar Chess Federation under the auspices of the Myanmar National Olympic Council.


2. Schedule

23rd November : Arrival of Players (After 1200 hour) : Technical Meeting - 2000 hour (Absent players shall not be paired for Round 1) 24th November : Opening Ceremony - 0900 hour : Round 1 - 0930 hour; Round 2 - 1600 hour 
25th November : Round 3 - 0900 hour; Round 4 - 1530 hour 26th November : Round 5 - 0900 hour; Round 6 - 1530 hour 27th November : REST DAY
28th November : Round 7 - 0900 hour; Round 8 - 1530 hour
29th November : Round 9 - 0900 hour; Closing Ceremony - 1630 hour
30th November : Departure of Players (Before 1200 hour)


3. Time Control and Format

- 90 minutes for the whole game with 30 seconds increment for every move starting from the first move.
- Zero-Start shall be applied.
- Swiss System; FIDE-rated and titled; Swiss…