From left: Chew Wen Da, Liew Ken Yew, Olivia Madhavan,
Camilia Johari, Collin Madhavan and Joshua Teo.
the help of TheSun newspapers, Mercy Malaysia,
friends and the chess community,
Kids for Chess Program managed to raise RM5,770 in donations for victims of the recent Typhoon
that hit the Philippines. '
My good friends, Goh Ah Kow (left) and Tan Lip
Haiyan Relief Chess Match was a simultaneous chess match where
5 students and Master Collin played more than 70 consecutive chess games against
donors and their nominees at the International Youth Centre in Cheras, Kuala
Lumpur. The match lasted 3 hours.
The ever smiling Chee Fatt with Xin Tai and Samuel
Camilia Johari (standing) facing Jeremy Phuah.
Chew Wen Da (standing)
Liew Ken Yew (standing) with Low Chee Pang
Collin Madhavan (standing)
Liew Ken Yew
In the background playing (standing from left)
Olivia Madhavan (white blouse), Chew Wen Da (red shirt),
Liew Ken Yew (white shirt) and Camilia Johari (black blouse).
Photo credits to Daniel Chan of the TheSun newspapers.
for everyone's support.
I believe that we made a small difference.
The charity chess match was also mentioned in:
Susan Polgar's blog.