Champ goes to Singapore!!
With the help and
support from family, friends, the chess community and many kind people, Ahmad
Nazmi made the trip to Singapore to represent the Malaysian Paralympic Chess team
at the 8th Asean Para
Games. Ahmad Nazmi and his family would like to thank the following: Children's
Wish Society of Malaysia, See Swee Sie, Yayasan
Rakyat 1Malaysia, Ung Su Ling, Eshwant Singh, Kementerian Wilayah
Persekutuan, Bob Yap, Evelyn Ho, Susan Quat, Richard Cheng, Vince Le, Tan Keigan, Chong Bok
Siong, Chong Bok Siang, Phileas Mah, Aadarsh Ramanathan, Emir Rusyaidi, Yee Jian
Yang, Leong Qing Ling, Rusyaidi, Suhairi Hussein, Hairulov, the teachers and students of Sekolah Menengah Desa Perdana
and many other individuals who wish to remain anonymous. Terima Kasih.
The donation from Children's Wish Society of
Rakyat 1Malaysia made a cash donation
plus T-shirts and badges.
The donation from Kementerian Wilayah Persekutuan
A few photos of Nazmi at the 8th
Para Games in Singapore.
The shy Nazmi sharing a joke with his mother.
After qualifying for the National Paralympic Chess team that is representing Malaysia at the 8th Asean Para
Games in Singapore from 3 to 9 December 2015, the family of Ahmad Nazmi is trying to raise funds to
make this trip.
Nazmi (with back to the camera) facing Dallas Yap. The
so exciting that some of the juniors were glued to the table till the
During the 2nd Cheras Juniors Age Group 2015 chess tournament over the weekend, generous donations
were received from friends and fellow chess players. But they are still a long way off from the target of around
For those who like to make a donation to Ahmad
Nazmi, please contact his chess trainer Collin Madhavan by email at email@example.com or message him at 016-2123578. Whatever donation that comes in would be of great help. On behalf of Ahmad Nazmi and his family, thank you.
Ahmad Nazmi suffers from a genetic
disorder known as Type II Spinal
Muscular Atrophy. Spinal muscular atrophy manifests in various degrees of
severity, which include progressive muscle wasting and mobility
impairment. At age seven, Nazmi lost his ability to walk and has since
been in a wheelchair. He lost his elder sister to this same disorder a few