El Clásico and Sabah Rapid & Blitz 2017

26th Sep 2017 Tournament


The Sabah Chess Association (SCA) and the Sabah Chess Academy (SCAD) are organizing:

  1. El Clásico Sabah 2017
  2. Sabah Rapid & Blitz 2017

These competitions will be held in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah from 18th to 22nd October and 28th to 29th October respectively. El Clásico is a 9-round of Standard chess event while each Rapid & Blitz are 11-round events. The Tournaments are Swiss format and will be run separately. All matches will take place at the SCAD playing hall.

The Champion and Runner-up of El Clásico will receive RM1,500 and RM1,000 respectively while the Champion for Rapid & Blitz is RM1,000.

The top 10, Best Women, Best Junior under 18/15/12 will be recognized and awarded. The winners also will receive a certificate of achievement and all players who finish the games will receive a certificate of participation.

Download the details:

El Clásico Sabah 2017 prospectus, regulations
Sabah Rapid & Blitz 2017 prospectus, regulations
Entry form