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Tournaments (from 19 October & 16 November 2008) 

Date    
   
Tournament  
   
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19 October  
  
Pearl Point Open   
   
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25-26 October  
  
2nd UPSI   
   
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2 November  
  
15th Kepong Junior Open   
   
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16 November  
   
RSC Chess Festival   
   
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IM Jimmy Liew in the Malaysian Tatler 

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World Youth Ch'ship 2008 

Malaysia will be sending a total of 10 players to participate at this year's World Youth Championship 2008 that is to be held in Vung Tau, Vietnam from 19th October to 31st October 2008. The official list that has been received by FIDE is as follows:

Name FIDE Rating Category
Yeoh Li Tian 1955 Open 10
Aron Teh Eu Wen 0 Open 10
Lee Kah Meng Elgin 1811 Open 12
Azhar Muhammad Syakir Shazmeer 1844 Open 14
Ong Way Justin 2044 Open 16
Azhar Puteri Rifqah Fahada 0 Girls 08
Camilia Bt Johari 0 Girls 10
Nur Najiha Hisham 0 Girls 10
Nur Nabila Azman Hisham 0 Girls 12
Bakri Alia Anin Azwa 1907 Girls 14

Of the 10 players playing, 5 have FIDE ratings. The official website for the tournament is http://wycc2008.vietnamchess.com.

Chess Puzzles 

#37   
 
White to checkmate in 3 moves.   

#38

White to checkmate in 3 moves. 
 

Solution:  

 

 

1. Rg2 Kd1 2. Kf1 Rc1 3. Rgd2 mate

Solution:   

 

 

1. Rg5 Rh1 2. Rg2 Rh3 3. Rxf4 mate

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