The DYTM Raja Dr. Nazrin Shah KL International Open Chess Championship 2014 is starting today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and continues until 11th April.

The tournament will be played over 9 rounds using the Swiss System according to World Chess Federation (FIDE) Title & Rating Regulations.

The event is organized by the Malaysian Intellect Development Foundation, Polgar Chess Asia and the Kuala Lumpur Chess Association (KLCA), together with the Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF).

Kuala Lumpur

Prizes: 1st RM 10,000, 2nd RM 6,000, 3rd RM 4,000, 4th RM 2,000, 5th-10th RM 1,000 each, Best Woman RM 1,000, and with Special Prizes totaling RM 1,000.

Last year winner was GM Sergei Tiviakov

The tournament is conveniently set to take place before the 14th Bangkok Chess Club Open, which is scheduled for 12-19 April 2014. The regional AirAsia is providing reasonable rates.

Tournament website

Participants:

1 GM Tiviakov Sergei NED 2651
2 GM Atalik Suat TUR 2562
3 GM Gomez John Paul PHI 2524
4 GM Deepan Chakkravarthy J. IND 2515
5 GM Venkatesh M.R. IND 2515
6 IM Nguyen Duc Hoa VIE 2508
7 GM Dzhumaev Marat UZB 2496
8 IM Nguyen Huynh Minh Huy VIE 2474
9 GM Murshed Niaz BAN 2464
10 IM Das Arghyadip IND 2460
11 GM Nguyen Anh Dung VIE 2453
12 GM Laxman R.R. IND 2449
13 IM Kuderinov Kirill KAZ 2448
14 GM Lazarev Vladimir FRA 2441
15 IM Ly Moulthun AUS 2440
16 GM Neelotpal Das IND 2428
17 IM Nguyen Van Huy VIE 2423
18 IM Nolte Rolando PHI 2417
19 FM Aravindh Chithambaram VR. IND 2417
20 GM Bitoon Richard PHI 2414
21 IM Ramnath Bhuvanesh.R IND 2408
22 IM Dimakiling Oliver PHI 2379
23 FM Pascua Haridas PHI 2375
24 IM Lodhi Mahmood PAK 2358
25 IM Wohl Aleksandar H. AUS 2355
26 WGM Medina Warda Aulia INA 2332
27 Yeoh Li Tian MAS 2328
28 WGM Sukandar Irine Kharisma INA 2319
29 FM Mariano Nelson III PHI 2318
30 FM Turqueza Mari Joseph PHI 2295
31 FM Hakiki Kaisar Jenius INA 2291
32 WGM Safranska Anda FRA 2286
33 WIM Sihite Chelsie Monica INA 2281
34 WGM Hoang Thi Bao Tram VIE 2280
35 Majella Yoseph R. INA 2278
36 FM Pitra Andika INA 2276
37 Verdun Xavier John PHI 2270
38 Villanueva Nelson PHI 2260
39 IM Borsos Bogdan UKR 2247
40 WGM Kulkarni Bhakti IND 2246
41 IM Liew Chee-Meng Jimmy MAS 2216
42 WIM Hoang Thi Nhu Y VIE 2207
43 Zulfic Fedja AUS 2192
44 Fong Yit San MAS 2190
45 Ferry Ferdiansah INA 2185
46 Montoya Edsel PHI 2185
47 CM Setyaki Azarya Jodi INA 2181
48 WFM Dewi Aa Citra INA 2154
49 Paril Gabriel PHI 2140
50 Alahakoon Isuru SRI 2120
51 Calvelo Jelvis PHI 2115
52 Kulpruethanon Thanadon THA 2113
53 Anisuzzaman Jewel BAN 2110
54 Vu Phi Hung VIE 2095
55 Yogesh Gautam IND 2091
56 Wiwatanadate Poompong THA 2078
57 Ngo Thi Kim Tuyen VIE 2075
58 Yap Abel Jinwei MAS 2073
59 WIM Thipsay Bagyashree Sathe IND 2061
60 FM Ram Aravind L N IND 2054
61 WFM Swati Mohota IND 2046
62 Ismail Ahmad MAS 2035
63 FM Mohammad Fahad Rahman BAN 2008
64 Ong Way Justin MAS 1985
65 Grafil Franz Robert PHI 1972
66 Kamis Kamarunsalehin BRU 1946
67 WFM Savant Riya IND 1938
68 WCM Sagar Tejaswini IND 1931
69 Fong Yit Ho MAS 1931
70 Tan Li Ting MAS 1928
71 Low Zhen Yu Cyrus SIN 1921
72 Tan Jun Feng MAS 1911
73 Darinowijono Hermanu Latif MAS 1903
74 Izzuddin Zain BRU 1881
75 Lim Kian Hwa MAS 1851
76 Wettasinha Vasanta SRI 1784
77 Vucak Mark AUS 1771
78 Lim Ming Xian MAS 1729
79 Singgih Diajeng Theresa INA 1629
80 Greenwood Martin C ENG 1587
81 Akhramsyah Aqil Ainuddin Naufal MAS 1548
82 Akhramsyah Arif Alauddin Wafi MAS 0
83 Amirul Amir Faiz MAS 0
84 Cheong Michael MAS 0
85 Ferdinand Hutabarat INA 0
86 Marohom De Leon Jr. PHI 0
87 Mukhriez Shah Bin Mahmood Shah MAS 0
88 Sagar Siya IND 0

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