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Chess Tournaments (August to December 2011) 

Date    
   
Tournament  
   
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17 - 25 Aug
  
  
8th Dato Arthur Tan Malaysia Chess Open 
(Fide rated)
  (Kuala Lumpur) 
  
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the form  

  
17 - 25 Aug
  
  
The Malaysia Chess Challenge 2011
(Fide rated)
  (Kuala Lumpur) 
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the form  
17 - 25 Aug
  
  
2nd Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng International Seniors Open 2011
(Fide rated)
  (Kuala Lumpur) 
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21 Aug
  
  
Swenson Age Group Rapid Championship 2011
(Kuala Lumpur)   
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25 Aug
  
 Blitz Open 2011
(Kuala Lumpur) 
Takes place right after 
the Malaysian Open.   
   
26 Aug 
  
  
Merdeka Individual Rapid Open  2011
  (Kuala Lumpur) 
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27 - 28 Aug 
  
 
31st ASTRO Merdeka Team Event 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
(Penang) 
  
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the form
 
 
December 
  

Sarawak open
(Sarawak)    
(FIDE rated)  
 
More details soon
  
    
  
16 to 24 Dec
  
    
  
  
  
SINGAPORE OPEN 2011
ASEAN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2011
S'PORE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH C'SHIPS
ARBITERS’ SEMINAR
FIDE Trainers Seminar
(Singapore) 
More details later
  
  
  
  
  

                                

Nf6 Chess Event
(Kuala Lumpur) 
FIDE rated

                  Yeoh Li Tian emerged as the champion in the Fide-rated Nf6 Chess Tournament. Li Tian beat National Master Kamalariffin Wahiduddin on tie-break.


Yeoh Li Tian (file photo)


Kamalarifin versus Ilhamuddin


Ilhamuddin


Razali Hamzah  versus Abdul Aziz Abdul Shukor 


Kenneth Chin Choong Wee 


National Master Yeoh Chin Seng

Final Ranking

Rank Name Rtg 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Points
1 Yeoh Li Tian 2121 * ˝ 1 1 0 1 1 ˝ 1 1 7
2 Wahiduddin Kamalarifin 2169 ˝ * 1 0 1 1 1 1 ˝ 1 7
3 Nik Nik Ahmad Farouqi 2055 0 0 * 1 1 ˝ 1 ˝ 1 1 6
4 Khandhar Kaushal 2003 0 1 0 * 0 1 1 - 1 1 5
5 Chin Choong Wee Kenneth 1828 1 0 0 1 * 1 ˝ 1 - 0
6 Yeoh Chin-Seng 2185 0 0 ˝ 0 0 * 1 1 1 ˝ 4
7 Yusof Kamaluddin 2013 0 0 0 0 ˝ 0 * 1 1 1
8 Shaik Ali Nor Ilhamuddin 2013 ˝ 0 ˝ + 0 0 0 * 0 1 3
9 Abdul Shukor Abdul Aziz 2006 0 ˝ 0 0 + 0 0 1 * ˝ 3
10 Hamzah Razali 1699 0 0 0 0 1 ˝ 0 0 ˝ * 2

                                     

EXCEL SENIOR FIDE RATEDTOURNAMENT 
July to August 2011


Dato Tan Chin Nam


Dato Tan Chin Nam vs. Jax Tham


Choo Min Wang vs. Edy Kwan 

Subramaniam vs. Bernard Ng


Chan Mun Fye


Abu Mansor


Ibrahim Bakar vs. National Master Choo Min Wang 



Siraj vs. Gregory Lau

Final Ranking

 

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

SCORE

1

Siraj

x

0

0

0

1

0

0

0.5

0

0

0.5

0

2

2

Dr 'Wahid

1

x

0.5

0

0.5

0.5

0.5

1

0.5

1

1

0.5

7

3

Bernard Ng

1

0.5

x

1

1

0

0.5

0

0

1

1

0.5

6.5

4

Chan Mun Fye

1

1

0

x

0

0

0

0

0

1

0.5

0

3.5

5

Abu Mansor

0

0.5

0

1

x

0

0

0

0.5

0.5

1

0

3.5

6

Gregory Lau

1

0.5

1

1

1

x

0

1

1

1

1

0.5

9

7

Choo Min Wang

1

0.5

0.5

1

1

1

x

1

0

1

0.5

0

7.5

8

Subramaniam

0.5

0

1

1

1

0

0

x

0.5

1

1

0

6

9

Eddy Kwan

1

0.5

1

1

0.5

0

1

0.5

x

1

1

0

7.5

10

Ibrahim Bakar

1

0

0

0

0.5

0

0

0

0

x

1

0

2.5

11

Dato Tan

0.5

0

0

0.5

0

0

0.5

0

0

0

x

0.5

2

12

Jax Tham

1

0.5

0.5

1

1

0.5

1

1

1

1

0.5

x

9

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

MSSM Chess Tournament 
(31 May to 5 June 2011)
  (Penang) 

        Once again, Selangor emerged as the overall MSSM Chess Champions. There was some  consolation for Wilayah Persekutuan (Kuala Lumpur) as they won 6 gold medals, 4 team events and two individual categories!!! 

             

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complete results 

 

                                

          

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

#115
   
White to play and win.    

#116
 
       
White to play and win.    

Solution:   

   
  
    

    
  
  
  
  
       

1.Bh7 Kh7 2.Qe6 1–0 Kasparov – Browne 1979

Solution:            

            
          

   
    

   
   
   
  

  

   

1.Qd5 ed5 2.Bd5 Ka7 3.Ra6 Ka6 4.Ra3 1–0 Kasparov – Petrosian 1981
  

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