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Chess Tournaments (October to December 2011) 

Date    
   
Tournament  
   
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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  
 
(Sunday)
  
  
2nd KL Scholastic 2011 
  (Kuala Lumpur)      
 
   
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30 October   
  
(Sunday)
 
 
17th Kepong Juniors Open Chess Tournament
(Kuala Lumpur)  

 

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5 November  
 (Saturday)
   
13th National Veterans Chess 
Championships 2011
(Singapore) 
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12 November
 (Saturday)
 
  
3rd Ole Ole Chess Open 2011 
(Shah Alam) 
  
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13 November
  (Sunday)
  
 2nd Giant Tampoi Junior Chess Tournament
Johor
  
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12 and 13  November 
 
    
National Scholastics Age-Group 
Chess Championships 2011
Under-7, Under-9, Under-11.
(Kuala Lumpur)  
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19 and 20  November 
   
 
  
National Scholastics Age-Group 
Chess Championships 2011
Under-13, Under-15.
(Kuala Lumpur)      
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20  November 
  
Penang Age Group 2011
(Penang) 
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25 November to 1 December  
  

ASIAN AMATEUR OPEN AND WOMEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2011 
(Kuala Lumpur)       
 

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3 Dec
 (Sunday)
 
DATCC  RAPID BONANZA
(Kuala Lumpur)      
  
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3 to 4 December  
  
Penang Chess League (Team Event)
(Penang) 
 
  
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8 to 9 December  
  
   
    
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) 
(FIDE rated) 
  
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12 to 16 Dec
  

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Sarawak open
(Sarawak)    
(FIDE rated)    
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
 
 
More details soon
Morsin Ahmad, T:012-8949415, email: morsinab@sarawaknet.gov.my

Abg. Mohd  Reduan, T:019-8887786, email: reduan_sahari@bsn.com.my

Lim Kian Hwa, T:016-8603180, email: limkhwa@gmail.com   
  

16 to 23 December  
 
 
7th ASIAN SCHOOLS CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP
(New Delhi, India)
(FIDE rated) 

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25 to 31 Dec
  
    
  
    
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
SINGAPORE OPEN 2011
  

ASEAN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2011
 
  
S'PORE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH C'SHIPS
  

ARBITERS’ SEMINAR
 
  

FIDE Trainers Seminar
 
  
(FIDE rated) 
(Singapore) 
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Simultaneous Chess Match 
SMK Seri Bintang Utara, Kuala Lumpur
20 October 2011

        19 students from SMK Seri Bintang Utara played in a Simultaneous Chess match on Thursday the 20th of October 2011. The match was played at the school and lasted for about an hour. The final score was 18.5 to 0.5 in favour of CM Collin Madhavan. 

          

SMK Seri Bintang Utara, Kuala Lumpur
Team Chess tournament (Year 9/Form 3) 
19 & 20 October 2011

          Played over two days, 14 Form 3 teams from SMK Seri Bintang Utara Kuala Lumpur battled for top honours. The second stage of competition was based on the knock-out format. At this stage of the Chess contest, many matches were close and had to be decided by Armageddon play-offs. In the end, it was Gigih 1 who emerged Champions in the knock-out phase of the competition. 


The Champs: Gigih 1

                               

Hong Kong International Open 
Chess Championship 2011
1 to 5 October 2011 

     Alberto Muniz from Spain won the Open with a perfect score of 7 points. What was more impressive was the fact that Alberto won the event 2 points ahead of his nearest rival. Thirty-six players from 8 countries participated in this 5-day international chess event. 


Alberto Muniz winner of the Hong Kong Open 2011.


The top 3 winners of the Hong Kong Open 2011.
Left to right: KK Chan, Alberto Muniz and Daniel Dwyer.

 
KK Chan, Organiser, Arbiter and player, emerged 3rd in the Open. 

Final ranking

Rk.   Name FED RtgI Pts.  TB1 TB2 TB3
1   MUNIZ PARDINO Alberto  ESP 2107 7 29 21 28.5
2 FM DWYER Daniel  AUS 2142 5 33 23 21
3   CHAN Kwai Keong  HKG 1866 5 30 20 18
4   LAM Daniel King-Wai  HKG 0 5 28 20 19.5
5   LAI Cyrus Ho-Yeung  HKG 1819 5 26 18 17.5
6   LIU Xiangyi  CHN 0 4.5 32 22 18
7   LO Cheuk Wai  HKG 1780 4.5 29 21 16.8
8   WU Raymond  HKG 0 4.5 25 18 14.3
9   KOENIGSBERG Andrew  USA 2005 4 31 22 15
10   WONG Enoch Yat-Long  HKG 1719 4 29 20 13
11   WONG Yee Chit  HKG 0 4 28 20 13.8
12   SCOTT Ian  HKG 1670 4 27 19 13.8
13   LAW Mark  HKG 1788 4 27 19 13.5
14   LAI Robin  HKG 1918 4 26 18 13
15   MASTERS Christopher  HKG 1749 4 26 18 14.3
16   LEVINE Seth  HKG 1785 4 24 18 11.3
17   WOODS John Philip  HKG 0 4 21 15 9.5
18   GURUNG Mohan Kumar  NEP 1771 3.5 25 18 11.5
19   LIMBU Chandra Singh  HKG 0 3.5 24 16 7
20   YEUNG Chun Keung  HKG 1884 3.5 24 18 10.3
21   HATIBIE Taufan Ariq H  HKG 0 3 28 21 9.25
22 WFM WANG Yamei  CAN 2117 3 27 19 10
23   LAI Sai Wing  HKG 0 3 24 18 9.25
24   CHAN Chi Loon Jake  HKG 0 3 24 18 7.25
25   LO Billy  HKG 1979 3 23 17 7
26   OH Benjamin Yao-Teng  HKG 0 3 22 17 7
27   LAU Joe Yiu-Cho  HKG 0 3 21 15 6
28   TSUI Isaac  HKG 0 3 21 15 6.5
29   LAI Ming Fai David  HKG 0 3 20 14 4
30   WOLFAARDT Francois  RSA 1780 2 26 18 4.5
31   CHANG Raphael  HKG 0 2 22 16 3
32   LEONG Hung Rey  HKG 0 2 20 14 4
33   CHAN Tsz Fung  HKG 0 2 18 13 4.5
34   ZHAO Peter Daiyang  HKG 0 2 15 11 3
35   CHAN Jason Man-Hei  HKG 0 1 18 12 2.5
36   PANG Cheuk Hang  HKG 0 0 18 12 0

                                

Simultaneous Chess Match 
SK Seri Bintang Utara, Kuala Lumpur

      25 pupils from SK Seri Bintang Utara played in a Simultaneous Chess match on Friday the 7th of October 2011. The match was played at the school and lasted for an hour. The final score was 24.5 to 0.5 in favour of CM Collin Madhavan. 

          

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

#121
   
White to play and win.    

#122
 
       
White to play and win.    

Solution:   

   
  
    

    
  
  
  
   
  

  

1.Rh8 Kh8 2.Bg7 1 – 0 1 – 0 Keres – Jansa 1970 {2. ..... Kg7 3. Qd5}

Solution:            

            
          

   
    

   
   
   
  

  

   
1. Rxg7 Qxf2 2. Rg8 Ke7 3. Nxd5 #  1 – 0  Fahrni – Duras 1914 {1. ...... Qe7 2. Rg8 +-}

  

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