The 15th ASEAN+ Age-Group Chess Championships are scheduled to take place on 3-12th June, 2014, at the Conrad Macao, Cotai Central in Macau.

Standard Chess: Each player has 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment.
Rapid Chess: Each player has 15 + 10 seconds increment.
Blitz Chess: Each player has 3 minutes + 2 seconds increment.

Each Federation may register any number of players to participate in the U-8, U-10, U-12, U-14, U-16, U-18 and U-20 Age-Groups for Girls and Open. Players who are entitled to participate must not reach the respective ages before 1st January 2014.

Each Federation may register any number of players to participate in the Senior >50 and >65 Age-Groups. Players who are entitled to participate must reach the required age during 2014.

Players outside The Association of Southeast Asian Nations are welcome to play in these Championships.

In the last 2 rounds, where possible, players from the same Federation and who have scored more than 50% shall not be paired to play each other.

In the determination of FIDE Direct Title Awards applicable to Standard Chess only, the tiebreak shall be used in case of more than one Gold, or more than one Silver or more than one Bronze were awarded. FM/WFM titles are awarded to the winners (regardless of ASEAN or Non-ASEAN players) of the youth categories. In the case of a tie, after the tie-break, only the top three finishers shall be awarded. CM/WCM titles are awarded, after the tie-break, to Silver and Bronze Medal winners, and not more than one title shall be awarded for each (2nd/3rd) position. IM/WIM titles are awarded for the ASEAN U-20 category.

Please send your registration and provide the name, gender, date of birth, FIDE Rating/ID No., type of room required and rooming list via email to both: and

Final Deadline for Registration is 30th April 2014, subject to availability of space.

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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