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National and International Events Calendar 2018

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National Events

DATE EVENT PLACE ORGANIZER
05-10 Jan First Friday IM Puchong ICE, MCF
22-27 Jan 22st GACC Inter-Varsity Chess Championship (FIDE Standard) UM, Kuala Lumpur UM/MCF
02-07 Feb First Friday IM Puchong ICE, MCF
07-10 Feb SUKIPT IV UKM Bangi UKM
02-07 Mar First Friday IM Puchong ICE, MCF
17-25 Mar National Youth Championships Kuala Lumpur MCF
06-11 Apr First Friday GM Puchong ICE, MCF
08-14 May Malaysian Championship Kuala Lumpur MCF
08-14 May Malaysian Women Championship Kuala Lumpur MCF
TBA The President Cup National Rapid & Blitz Championships Kuala Lumpur MCF
06-10 Aug Kejohanan Catur MSSM Kuala Terengganu MSSM

International Events

DATE EVENT PLACE ORGANIZER
09-16 Mar 8th HDBank Cup International Open 2018 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam VCF
01-10 Apr Asian Youth U8, 10, 12, 14,16, 18 Championship 2018 Chiang Mai, Thailand TCA, ACF
13-21 Apr 18th Bangkok Chess Club Open 2018 Cha Am, Thailand BCC, TCA
20-29 Apr World Schools Chess Championship 2018 Durre, Albania FIDE
21-30 Apr World Amateur Championship Cagliari-Sardegna, Italy FIDE
25 May- 03 Jun Asian Juniors and Girls U20 Championships 2018 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia MCF, ACF
21-25 Jun World Cadet U-8,10, 12 Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship 2018 Minsk, Belarus FIDE
30 Jun - 08 Jul World Team Championship 50+, 65+ Dresden, Germany FIDE
4-16 Sep World Junior and Girls U-20 Chess Championship 2018 Manavgat-Antalya, Turkey FIDE
23 Sep- 06 Oct 43rd World Olympiad Batumi, Georgia FIDE
26 Sept- 06 Oct 89th FIDE Congress Batumi, Georgia FIDE
19 Oct - 01 Nov World Youth U-14, 16, 18 Chess Championship 2018 Halkidiki, Greece FIDE
03-16 Nov World Cadet U-8,10, 12 Chess Championship 2018 Santiago de Compostela, Spain FIDE
02-12 Nov Asian Seniors Chess Championship 2018 Tagaytay, Philippines NCFP, ACF
17-30 Nov World Senior Championships 2018 Bled, Slovenia FIDE
24 Nov - 03 Dec World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2018 Manavgat-Antalya, Turkey FIDE

School and Public Holidays

School Holiday
1st Mid-Term Break 17- 25 March
Mid Year Holidays 09-24 June
2nd Term Break A 18 -24 August
Year End Holidays 24 November until 31 December
Public Holiday
New Year’s Day 1 January (Monday)
Chinese New Year 16-17 February (Friday/Saturday)
Hari Pekerja 1 May (Tuesday)
Wesak Day 29 May (Tuesday)
Hari Raya Puasa 15-16 June (Friday/Saturday)
Hari Raya Haji 22-23 August (Wednesday/Thursday)
National Day 31 August (Friday)
Agung’s Birthday 9 September (Sunday)
Awal Muharram 11 September (Tuesday)

Updated: Dec. 7, 2017