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Tournaments (September to December 2011)
31st ASTRO Merdeka Team Event 2011
Team Chesskidz emerged Champions at the 3st Astro Merdeka Team Event 2011.
Spearheaded by 3 grandmasters Mariano Nelson, Gasanov Eldar and Villamayor Buenaventura (GM Bong), Chesskidz emerged with
26.5 game points, a half game point ahead of second placed PNOY Expats. In third
spot was team Chesskidz Shock Troopers which was lead by international masters Barbosa Oliver and Nolte Rolando
of the Philippines. A total of 84 teams participated in this year's edition of
the Merdeka Team tournament.
Merdeka Champions - Chesskidz
IM Jimmy Liew versus GM Bong.
Sister WIM Mariano Cristine Rose watches as her brother
Grandmaster Mariano Nelson waits for the arrival of his opponent.
Team Astro versus Chesskidz Shock Troopers.
GM Sanchez versus Wan Lin.
Abu Mansor plays Dato' Tan outside the tournament
There's a young group of chess players following the game with interest.
International Masters Giam Choo Kwee and Tan Lian Ann from
The Adults for Chess team.
Jonathan getting 'divine help'.
Tick Hong patiently grinding out a win against Cheng Giap.
What is Chief Arbiter Najib Wahab telling the
My Chess photographer, Lip Heong, being
sessions in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
Day & Time:
Sunday from 3 to 5 pm.
levels from beginner to tournament player.
from 5 years of age to adults.
join: Anyone who is interested to play Chess either for fun or to become
strong player. For your information, we have been running classes in Cheras
for more than 4 years.
Cheras, Kuala Lumpur (near Leisure Mall).
Please call/sms Collin at 016-2123578, or email
play and win.
play and win.
1. Re8 Kxf7 2. Bg6 Kg6 3. Qe4 1-0 Grischuk vs Sokolov Olympiad 2002
1. Rf2 Kg3 2. Rf3 mate