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Chess Tournaments (September to December 2011) 

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25 September 

1. 9 am – 6 m Elite Open Final
2. 10 am – 6pm Junior Prestige Final
3. 11 am – 6pm 1st Open Scholarship Tournament 
4. 2 p.m – 6pm 6th Junior Scholarship Tournament 

Contact Encik Zaki at    0172032051  
for more details 
2 October
Celebrations Children Chess Challenge 2011
One day Rapid event
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1 & 2 October 
2nd National Rapid Chess Championship 2011
  (Tronoh Perak) 
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1 to 5 October 
Hong Kong International Open 
Chess Championship 2011
(FIDE Rated)
(Hong Kong)
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9 October
1st DATCC BLITZ  2011 
(Kuala Lumpur)   
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Starting 17  October 
4th DATCC Kuala Lumpur Open 
Chess Team Championship 2011
(FIDE Rated)
(Kuala Lumpur)   
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23 October  
2nd KL Scholastic 2011 
  (Kuala Lumpur)      
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  8 to 9 Dec  
10th Kids for Chess Camp 
Organised by Cheras Chess Academy 
(Collin Madhavan) 
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5 to 10 Dec
Penang Heritage City International Chess Open
(FIDE rated) 
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12 to 16 Dec

Sarawak open
(FIDE rated)    
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Morsin Ahmad, T:012-8949415, email:

Abg. Mohd  Reduan, T:019-8887786, email:

Lim Kian Hwa, T:016-8603180, email:   

16 to 23 December  
(New Delhi, India)
(FIDE rated) 

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25 to 31 Dec



FIDE Trainers Seminar
(FIDE rated) 
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31st ASTRO Merdeka Team Event 2011
(Kuala Lumpur) 

         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 hall. 
There's a young group of chess players following the game with interest. 

International Masters Giam Choo Kwee and Tan Lian Ann from Singapore. 

The Adults for Chess team. 

Jonathan getting 'divine help'. 

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Tick Hong patiently grinding out a win against Cheng Giap. 

What is Chief Arbiter Najib Wahab telling the players? 

My Chess photographer, Lip Heong, being photographed!! 



Chess sessions in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

Day & Time: Sunday from 3 to 5 pm.

Levels:  All levels from beginner to tournament player.

Age: Children from 5 years of age to adults.

Who should join: Anyone who is interested to play Chess either for fun or to become a 
                         strong player. For your information, we have been running classes in Cheras 
                         for more than 4 years. 

Area: In Cheras, Kuala Lumpur (near Leisure Mall). 

Enquiries:  Please call/sms Collin at  016-2123578, or email us.  

Chess Puzzles

White to play and win.    

White to play and win.    





1. Re8 Kxf7 2. Bg6 Kg6 3. Qe4 1-0 Grischuk vs Sokolov Olympiad 2002       






1. Rf2 Kg3 2. Rf3  mate 1-0 


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