Tuanku Bahiyah Residential College, University of Malaya will be organizing an international chess championship for the 24th year in a row, known as 24th GACC Chess Championship to promote the culture of playing chess in the society of Malaysia. The event will take place from 8 February 2020 to 15 February 2020, at Dewan Tunku Canselor, University of Malaya. This year, there will be 4 main events to encourage participation not only for undergraduates but also chess players from the primary, secondary schools and also the public.
GACC Open Chess Championship 2020 (FIDE Rated)
8th February 2020
GACC Age-Group Chess Championship 2020
8th February 2020
GACC Open Team Chess Championship 2020 (FIDE Rated)
9th February 2020
24th GACC International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship (FIDE Rated)
10th February – 15th February 2020
GACC Chess Championship is an annual chess event organized by students and is a well-known international chess competition among the chess community. A total of 68 Universities from 22 countries have been a part of GACC since the 1st event back in the year 1996, including China, India, Indonesia, Germany, Sri Lanka, Singapore and other Asian Countries. This FIDE-Rated event has been going on for 23 years since 1996.
The 24th GACC Chess Championship is recognized by Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF), Kuala Lumpur Chess Association (KLCA) and Ministry of Education (MOE). Participants of the Age-Group Events will be entitled to get international level co-curricular marks and meanwhile, for the International event, you will have the chance to meet and take up the challenge of playing against varsity chess players from all around the world.
With respect to the theme “Chess for All” this year, a Chess Carnival is newly introduced to GACC Chess Championship. There will be exhibition and also many fun games related to chess for not only the participants and also for the public who are interested in playing chess.
Grab your forms at our Facebook Page “Grand Asian Chess Challenge (GACC)” or contact Miss Eng Shei Lin (016-206 2024) / Miss Teo Xi Yuan (010-222 6944) or email gacc24delegationaffairs.gmail.com for further information
Registration for 24th GACC International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship (FIDE Rated) will be due by 22nd December 2019, while registration for other categories will be due by 8th January 2020.