Thursday, February 10, 2011

26th SEA GAMES 2011 - MCF SELECTION GUIDELINES & CONDITIONS

MALAYSIAN CHESS FEDERATION
26th S.E.A Games Palembang, Indonesia,
11 - 25 November 2011


MCF SELECTION GUIDELINES & CONDITIONS

Depending on OCM / NSC requirement and approval;

    1. The S.E.A Games National Squad shall comprise of :
  1. Men squad
  2. Women squad

1.2 Selection for shortlisted players for the National Squad to S.E.A Games 2011 shall be based on the following criteria:
  1. 2 Men representative and 2 Women representative of Asian Games, Guangzhou 2010
MSN Category A Athletes
  1. Top 8 Placing in the National Closed Men Championship 2011
  2. Top 8 Placing in the National Closed Women Championship 2011
  3. FIDE rating (Current Active list)
1.3 In the event where one or more players decided to pull out from selection,
FIDE rating (Current Active list) according to list rank order shall be used to decide the replacement.
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Players from FIDE Rating active list shall only be considered for selection if one has at least played 1 FIDE rated event within the period of 12 months preceding to the date in which applications for selection for shortlist player is closed.


Men Squad

The Criteria: Depending on OCM / NSC requirement and approval;

MCF shall shortlist 10 Men players from ;
  1. Asian Games, Guangzhou 2010 MSN Category A Athletes
    2 Men
  1. IM Mas Hafizulhelmi
  2. IM Mok Tze Meng
  3. TOP 8 finishers in The National Closed Men Championship 2011.
Women Squad

The Criteria: Depending on OCM / NSC requirement and approval;

MCF shall shortlist 10 Women players from ;

  1. Asian Games, Guangzhou 2010 MSN Category A Athletes
    2 Women
  1. WFM Alia Anin Azwa Bakri
  2. WCM Nur Nabila Azman Hisham
  3. TOP 8 finishers in The National Closed Women Championship 2011.


Conditions and Procedures for qualification into FINAL LIST SEA Games National Squad;

  1. OCM/MSN requires all National Sports Association involved in the 26th S.E.A Games to shortlist their athletes and register by March 2011. MCF Selection Committee shall set the 1st dateline of 24th March 2011 for all confirmation of acceptance/declined of offers as part of S.E.A Games shorlisted players for final selection.

  1. MCF Selection Committee shall set the 2nd dateline of 28th March 2011 for all confirmation of acceptance/declined of offers from FIDE Rating list as part of S.E.A Games shorlisted players for final selection.

  1. All dateline for accept/decline of offer shall be strictly implemented.

  1. The shortlisted players shall commit to play at least 1 FIDE rated event as part of training within the period of 3 months before the final selection date.

  1. The shortlisted players shall sign to commit / agree to be available for MCF scheduled SEA Games National Squad training /selection and MSN centralised training camp at least 2 months (60 days) which include the SEA Games chess event dates.

  1. Depending on OCM/NSC requirement/approval for number of events and number of chess athletes allowed to compete, the MCF selectors are to determine, in respect of each player for selection, if that player is fully committed for training and to represent with honour for Malaysia .

  1. The players shall undergo rigorous training games with different format game like classical, rapid, blitz, blindfold games etc. Certain factors like full attendance for training, disipline and one’s own commitment for medal/result is important for MCF Selectors consideration.

  1. MCF Selection Committee shall set the date of 20th July 2011 for final selection
and confirmation of all Official Players to S.E.A Games 2011. (Depending on OCM/NSC requirement/approval for number of events and number of chess athletes allowed to compete.)

Any clarifications with regard to the MCF S.E.A Games 2011 Selection Guidelines and Conditions, are invited to write in ;
Letter to be address to

The Honorary Secretary
Malaysian Chess Federation
Suite 1.21, Level 1, Wisma OCM,
Jalan Hang Jebat,
50150 Kuala Lumpur
Or email – msianchess2010@gmail.com

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