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Chess Tournaments (September to December 2009) 

Date    
   
Tournament  
   
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23 & 24    September  
  

Hari Raya Classical Chess (Invitation)  2009 
   

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3 October 
(Saturday)  
   

 KTJ Invitational Chess Tournament 2009
    

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24 & 25 October     
  

UPSI Open  2009 
(Tanjong Malim, Perak)  
    

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25 October     
(Sunday)

SJK (C) Jalan Davidson Chess Open 2009
(Kuala Lumpur) 

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2, 3 & 4  October  
  

FIRST FRIDAY CLASSICAL (OCTOBER)  
  
(Kuala Lumpur) 
  
 

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26 Nov. to   
5 Dec.       
   

14th Rakan Muda GACC International 
Inter-Varsity Chess Championship 2009  
(Kuala Lumpur) 
(FIDE rated) 

 

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17 & 18 October 
   

2nd  IIUM CHESS INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT 
      (Kuala Lumpur)
  

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9 to 15 Dec.     
  
   

SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL CHESS FESTIVAL Commonwealth Open Championship
Singapore Open
Commonwealth Age-Group Championships 
Challengers Tournaments
(FIDE rated) 

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SJK (C) Jalan Davidson Chess Open 
(25 October 2009) 

Date:  25th October (Sunday) 
Time:  9 am to 5 pm
Venue: SJK (c) Jalan Davidson, KL.
Organiser: SJK (c) Jalan Davidson and assisted by Kids for Chess Program.
Events:  
  
  
Under-9 (boys and girls)  
Under-12 (boys and girls)   
Under-16 (boys and girls) 
Format:  6 Rounds Swiss Rapid play ( hour each).
Entry fee:   
  
RM 12 for all categories  
RM 10 (from SJK (c) Jalan Davidson)   
Closing date:     23rd of October 2009 (Friday). Only entries with the entry fee will be considered to have entered for the tournament.  
Contacts: Collin 016-2123578 & Bob Yap 012-2878378. 

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THE WOMAN WHO MARCHED TO THE BEAT 
OF A DIFFERENT DRUM
    
                      - Bat Chess by Prabhaharan Rajendra

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Some photos from the Malaysian Chess Festival 2009. We sent 7 teams, 6 junior teams 
under the Kids for Chess Program and an adult team, Adults for Chess Muhibbah.


Adults for Chess Muhibbah


A picture of Concentration!

 
All for One, and One for All!

Goodbye Joshua Teo and all the best in your studies in the United Kingdom.  

Taking a break during rounds!


Grandmaster Negi Parimarjan, the winner of the 2009 Dato Arthur Tan Malaysian Chess 
Open, posing with some of the young contestants from the Merdeka Team Tournament.
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Chess Puzzles 

#59
      
White to play and win.    

#60
     
White to play and win. 

Solution:   

    
      
  

  

  
1.Rg8+ Rxg8 2.Nxf7+ Kg7 3.Qg5+ Kxf7 4.Qf6+ Ke8 5.hg8(=Q)# 10 Alekhine Anderson Chicago, 1933 [1...Kxh7 2.Qxf5+ Kxg8 3.Rg1+ Kh8 4.Qf6+ Kh7 5.Qg7#]      

Solution:            

          
    
  

  

  
1.Rg7 Ng7 2.Qf7 Kh8 3.Qf8 Rf8 4.Rf8# 10 Alekhine Bernstein 1912  
   

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