3rd Kids for Chess Camp
The participants at
Sekolah Sri Garden, Kuala Lumpur
3rd Kids for Chess Camp turned out to be a major success especially
with the children enjoying themselves while learning and improving their game of
Chess. The three-day Chess Camp, which saw 92 children taking part, was divided
into 4 different levels. The 4 levels, which were tailored for the different
levels of chess play, included the Absolute Beginner, the Beginner, The
Intermediate Player and The Aspiring Tournament Player.
by Kids for Chess Program, the Chess Camp had a wealth of chess experience and
knowledge. The 6 chess trainers and 2 chess instructors, included International
Master Jimmy Liew, Candidate Master Collin Madhavan, National Master Kamal
Abdullah, National Master Choo Min Wang, Tham Tick Hong (FIDE 2113) and S. Balen
(FIDE 1960). So apart from the chess theory that was taught to the various
levels, 6 grading tournaments were also included into the program. There were
altogether 12 winners from the different sections while 2 newcomers to Chess
received special prizes from International Master Jimmy Liew for their quick
appreciation of the game.
Sri Garden were the main sponsors for the event. The school sponsored five
worthy students as well as subsidised the fees of all their students who
participated in the Camp. The Camp ended with all the participants
receiving their notes as well as their certificates of attendance.
the correct square,” as Jimmy tries to give some
insight to Chess excellence.
participants seen contemplating their moves during a training game.
Learning to read and record Chess moves.