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Chess Tournaments (February  to June 2012) 

Date       Tournament      Download Form   
  
25 February 
(Saturday)

    
  cancelled * cancelled
Chess Master Open Chess Tournament 
(Klang Selangor)

cancelle
d * cancelled

   

Please note this event has been cancelled

  
26 February 

 Insofar Combined Tournament  (Feb)
(Kuala Lumpur)
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11 - 13 March 
       
  
National Age Group Chess Championship 2012 
(Kuala Lumpur) 
    
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31 March & 
1 April  
 
3rd KL Scholastic 
Organised by MSSWP (En Suhairi)
(Kuala Lumpur)
  
Click to download form. 
April 13 - 20
Bangkok Open 
(Bangkok Thailand)
Fide Rated
   
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April 22 Percawi Labour Day Team Event
Organised by Percawi
(Kuala Lumpur)
 
More details soon
April 28
(Saturday)
Bukit Damansara Rapid Age Group
Organised by MSSWP (En Suhairi)
(Kuala Lumpur)
Fide Rated
 
More details soon
28 April to  
6 May

1st Melaka International 

More details soon 
End May
World Schools Chess Championships 
(Singapore)
Fide Rated
More details soon
June 1 to 3 
KL Junior Master
Organised by MSSWP (En Suhairi)
(Kuala Lumpur)
 
More details soon
June 4 to 10
 
MSSM
(Kuala Trengganu)
 
More details soon
June 10 to 19
  

13th ASEAN Age Group Chess Championships
(Vietnam)
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June 17
 
 4th SJKC Jalan Davidson Youth Open
Organised by Cheras Chess Academy
(Kuala Lumpur)

   
More details soon

             

MSSKL 2012 Calendar
(Kuala Lumpur Schools Sports Council)
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Percawi City Day Age Group 
Chess Open 2012

Under-18 Open (Girls & Boys)

Rank SNo. Name Rtg FED Pts BH.
1 1 Mohd Faizal Roslan 1833 MAS 6 22
2 8 Muhammad Hafizi bin Muhamad 1473 MAS 4 22
3 4 Yap Wan Lin 1552 MAS 4 18
4 7 Johnathan Augustine 1514 MAS 4 22
5 5 Yat Guo Jie 1540 MAS 4 19
6 12 JOSHUA AUSGUSTINE 1366 Mas 4 19
7 6 Darrel Yap 1525 MAS 3 23
8 11 Dawson Tan 1421 MAS 3 21
9 2 Liew Ken Yew 1693 MAS 3 19
10 9 Andi Hartarto 1453 MAS 3 17
11 16 Ang Karl Jin 1311 MAS 3 18
12 19 Jeremy Phuah 1192 MAS 3 17
13 18 Muhammad Amzar Danish bin Chairi 1193 MAS 3 16
14 13 Rosamund Koo (girl) 1338 MAS 3 16
15 23 Edward Liew Jing Fai 0 MAS 3 15
16 10 Kughan Ravindran 1433 MAS 2 23
17 17 Julien Yuen 1205 MAS 2 17
18 15 CHEW ZHI JING (girl) 1323 MAS 2 17
19 20 Muhamad Luqman fikry bin Johal 1161 MAS 2 17
20 21 Christian Anthony Gomez 0 MAS 2 15
21 22 Derrick Cheow Hee Yang 0 MAS 2 15
22 24 Sarmelan  A/L Mugunthan 0 MAS 2 14
23 14 Dexter Yap 1334 MAS 1 14
24 3 Dinesh Siddharthan Manohar 1586 MAS 0 9

Under-12 Boys

Rank SNo. Name Rtg FED Pts BH.
1 1 Ng Jen Sheng 1742 MAS 5 24
2 8 CHEW ZHI XUAN 1326 MAS 5 22
3 5 Haziq Aiman 1356 MAS 4 23
4 2 Lye Lik Zang 1507 MAS 4 23
5 3 CHEW ZHI QI 1407 MAS 4 23
6 9 Tan Cheng Giap 1323 MAS 4 21
7 15 Muhammad Azim Mohd Ismail 1190 MAS 4 18
8 4 Teo Yi Yang 1391 MAS 4 23
9 7 Raja Bazil Bot Raja Badli 1340 MAS 4 21
10 12 Praghashkumar Thanasegeren 1282 MAS 4 21
11 6 Johnathan Ananda Leong 1349 MAS 4 20
12 16 Bryan Hoh Wei Kang 1180 MAS 4 16
  19 Sean Lee Mun Kit 1167 MAS 4 16
14 10 Dinessh Kumar Thanasegeren 1306 MAS 3 22
15 11 Koh Chun Hoong 1285 MAS 3 21
16 21 Akmal Zunurain 1158 MAS 3 20
17 33 Faris Hilman Ramlan 863 MAS 3 19
18 37 Chung Zuo Hao 0 MAS 3 18
19 20 Gan Wei Quan 1162 MAS 3 18
20 23 Ahmad Faisal Hakimi bin Ridzaudd 1152 MAS 3 17
21 26 Ian Lee Mun Hin 1110 MAS 3 21
22 29 Phileas Mah Tze Jien 1072 MAS 3 21
23 22 Tay Ee Thong 1154 MAS 3 18
24 38 Darius Kua 0 MAS 3 17
25 13 Muhammad Afsar Mohamed Nahu 1280 MAS 3 16
26 45 Tee Sing Hang 0 MAS 3 14
27 44 Siow Wei Khuan 0 MAS 3 14
28 27 Liew Hung Yang 1102 MAS 2 20
29 41 Meshvinjeet Singh 0 MAS 2 19
30 28 Chung Zuo MIng 1093 MAS 2 16
31 18 Er Kim Zhun 1167 MAS 2 13
32 36 Chiang Yi Ming 0 MAS 2 12
33 17 Roy Yap 1175 MAS 2 12
34 31 Chan Jun Wing, Jason 1043 MAS 2 19
35 30 Daren Chan Yeu Yu 1070 MAS 2 18
36 40 KORNELIUS  CHRISTIAN  KOLIEN 0 MAS 2 18
37 34 Liew Hung Thau 862 MAS 2 17
38 25 Aliff Nazmy bin Azhar 1116 MAS 2 16
39 32 Selwyn Oi Shao-Wen 989 MAS 2 16
40 24 Lean Yew Ming 1145 MAS 2 15
41 35 Chia Zheng De 0 MAS 1 16
42 39 Jones Ling Jun Lik 0 MAS 1 16
43 42 Raymund Tan Chee Hao 0 MAS 1 15
44 43 Siow Ming Kang 0 MAS 1 11
45 14 Amirul Arif 1211 MAS 0 13
46 46 Wong Wei Bin 0 MAS 0 11

Under-12 Girls 

Rank SNo. Name Rtg FED Pts BH.
1 1 Melanie Koo 1427 MAS 5 23
2 4 Niki Nadernia 1349 MAS 5 22
3 3 Cecelia Tan Xiyie 1360 MAS 4 25
4 5 Nikta Nadernia 1275 MAS 4 20
5 7 Iman Sofea bte Mohd Azman 1249 MAS 4 19
6 12 Michellejeet Kaur 1076 MAS 4 15
7 2 HO CHEN EE 1370 MAS 3 20
8 8 Lye Kit Wing 1216 MAS 3 19
9 10 Yap Ying Hui 1169 MAS 3 20
10 6 Sangetavathy Thanasegeren 1253 MAS 3 19
11 18 Sharmika a/p Mugunthan 0 MAS 3 18
12 9 Sarah Hani binti Ridzauddin 1187 MAS 3 17
13 13 Afsana Jehan Binti Mohamed Nahu 1063 MAS 3 15
14 19 Yasmin Iman 0 MAS 3 15
15 11 Vivian Ong Jing Yi 1130 MAS 2 15
16 17 Maryam Hafizah Farrukh Khan 0 MAS 2 15
17 14 Raja Bazilah Bot bin Raja Badli 1058 MAS 2 14
18 16 Haibatul Hannan 0 MAS 1 14
19 15 Chia Zheng May 0 MAS 1 13

More photos soon

                                

Cheras Rating Chess Tournament 2012 
4 to 7, February

      Liew Ken Yew wins the Cheras Rating Chess Tournament 2012 with 7 points out of 9 games. His tie-break was better than Yap Wan Lin's who also scored 7  points.  


Liew Ken Yew 


Yap Wan Lin

              Coming in third was veteran player Eddy Kwan. 5 unrated players will receive their FIDE ratings in the next rating which comes out on 1 March 2012. 


Eddy Kwan

The final table is as follows: 

Rank SNo. Name Rtg Pts SB.
1 6 Ken Yew Liew 1788 7 28.25
2 7 Wan Lin Yap 1743 7 28.00
3 8 Nam Seng Eddy Kwan 2004 6 21.75
4 1 Kian Hwa Lim 1922 6 19.50
5 3 Tszee Yeung Ruby Kwan 1533 5 22.00
6 10 Lik Zang Lye 1507 4 10.75
7 9 Olivia Madhavan 1785 3 8.50
8 2 Wei Xin Rosamund Koo 1338 2 5.75
9 5 Wei Jie Benjamin Koo 1438 2 4.00
10 4 Wei Wei Melanie Koo 1427 1 3.50


Eddy Kwan and daughter, Ruby. 

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Insofar Combined Tournament  

Final Ranking 

Rk. Name Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1 TB2 TB3
1 Sumant Subramaniam  1953 BOTH 6.5 32 23 29.3
2 Kamalarifin Wahiduddin  1935 BOTH 6 33 25 27
3 Chek Kin Keuw  1720 BOTH 6 33 23 27
4 Taulani Tukiran  1804 BOTH 6 32 23 26.5
5 Abdul Haq Mohd  1877 BOTH 6 29 22 24
6 Zaidan Zulkipli  1890   5.5 35 25 25.8
7 Mohd Faizal  Roslan  1833 BOTH 5.5 31 23 23.5
8 Rafael Natividad  0   5.5 31 22 23.3
9 Dinesh Siddharthan Manoharan  1586 BOTH 5.5 27 19 18.3
10 Jonathan Augustine  1514 BOTH 5 36 25 23
11 Kamaluddin Yusof  2016   5 35 25 22.5
12 Shreyes Subramaniam  1689 BOTH 5 34 24 22.5
13 Mohd Khairul Nizam Johariy  1573 BOTH 5 31 24 19
14 Ahmad Firdaus Mohd Rodzi  1625 BOTH 5 30 21 19
15 Amirreza Vossough  0 BOTH 5 29 21 20
16 Razali Hamzah  1661 BOTH 5 29 21 17
17 Liew Ken Yew  1693 BOTH 5 28 20 18
18 Muhd Hafizi Muhd  1473   5 28 20 16.5
19 Mohd Zambri  Mohd Shariff  1740 BOTH 5 26 20 16.5
20 Mohd Firdaus  Ahmad Johari  1524 BOTH 5 26 19 15
21 Solomon Nyurang  1576 BOTH 5 26 18 16
22 Mohd Fairin Zakaria  1800 BOTH 4.5 32 23 17.5
23 Vinton Wong Hsien Loong  1435 BOTH 4.5 32 23 18.8
24 Suniil Kalivanan  1655   4.5 32 23 17.3
25 John Law Cheng Mun  1611 BOTH 4.5 30 21 16.3
26 Mohd Sazlee Hidayatullah Salihin  1273 BOTH 4.5 30 22 16.8
27 Lohanathan Ponniah  1435 BOTH 4.5 27 20 14.8
28 Che Hafiz  1499   4.5 26 19 15.5
29 Olivia Madhavan-G  1586 BOTH 4.5 26 19 14.3
30 Mad Bidir  0   4.5 26 18 14.5
31 Mustafa Said  1598 BOTH 4.5 25 18 15.8
32 Kevin Seow Liang Wei  1492   4.5 23 17 13
33 Ethan Wong Hsien Aun  1570   4 31 22 15
34 Allan Kenneth Ang  0 BOTH 4 30 22 15
35 Syed Remizan Syed Sobri  1395 BOTH 4 28 21 12
36 Camilia Johari-G  1748 BOTH 4 28 20 14.5
37 Mohamed Ismail  1561 BOTH 4 28 21 12
38 Akmal Salleh  1631   4 27 19 14
39 Mohd Khairie Mazlan  1525 BOTH 4 27 19 13
40 Subramaniam Demudu  1602 BOTH 4 27 19 12.8
41 Muhd Hafidzuddin Junaidi  1475 BOTH 4 27 18 11
42 Dilwen Ding Tze How  1626 BOTH 4 26 18 11.5
43 Mohd Tayah Wahab  1578 BOTH 4 26 19 10.5
44 Mihajul Ejul  1462 BOTH 4 26 18 13.5
45 Marcus Chan Tien Yu  0 BOTH 4 25 17 10.8
46 Ang Tsu Jien  1280 BOTH 4 25 19 10
47 Amir Ghaazi Mohd Saprin  1373 BOTH 4 25 18 9.5
48 Darrel Yap Egin  1525 BOTH 4 25 18 12.5
49 Muhd Azzam Mohd Yani  1377 BOTH 4 25 18 9.5
50 Joshua Augustine  1344   4 25 17 11.5
51 Mohd Fahmi Ahmad  1381 BOTH 4 24 17 9.5
52 Irfan Syahmi Rusyaidi  Amirudin  1320 BOTH 4 23 15 8.5
53 Tan Lip Heong  1301   4 22 14 9
54 Sharizal Shamsuddin  0   4 22 15 10.5
55 Muhd Taufiq Qais  1336   4 21 14 10
56 Jessica Augustine-G  1422   3.5 30 22 12.3
57 Afrizan Zulfri  0   3.5 29 21 13
58 Mazlan Makmur  0   3.5 27 20 12.8
59 Emir Rusyaidi Ahmad Nazari  1415 BOTH 3.5 26 19 11.3
60 Azrul Rabbani Fitri Nawi  0 BOTH 3.5 26 19 11.3
61 Khairul Faizal Mohammad  0 BOTH 3.5 25 18 7.75
62 Syawal Aqmar Shahrir Ariff  1356 BOTH 3.5 24 18 9.75
63 Sarika Subramaniam-G  1644 BOTH 3.5 23 16 10.8
64 Nikta Nadernia  0   3.5 22 15 8.25
65 Mohd Azim Mohd Ismail  1288 BOTH 3.5 22 16 6.75
66 Harun Bustaman  1314 BOTH 3.5 20 14 8.25
67 Wong Goon Shek  1418   3.5 20 14 7.25
68 Haslindah Ruslan-G  1551   3 27 20 11
69 Aidi Ahmad Ghazi  1477   3 27 20 8.5
70 Muhd Shafiq  Abdul Rahman  1469 BOTH 3 27 18 8.5
71 Arif Mohd Jamil  1334 BOTH 3 26 19 8
72 Afiq Mohd Jamil  1435 BOTH 3 25 19 7.5
73 Mohd Asrul Sulaiman  0   3 25 18 9
74 Amir Qayyim Mohd Saprin  1382 BOTH 3 25 19 11
75 Mok Shu Zing-G  1372 BOTH 3 25 18 8
76 Tan Cheng Giap  1323   3 25 17 8.5
77 Jonas Chor  0   3 23 17 7
78 Muhd Amzar Danish  Chairil  1193 BOTH 3 23 16 7
79 Muhammad Nur Haffiz Zakaria  0   3 22 16 8
80 Dallas Yap Ehin  1249   3 22 16 5
81 Pravin Kumar Selvanayagam  1269 BOTH 3 21 16 6
82 Otra Yaswanthi-G  1167 BOTH 3 21 15 6
  Zafuan Azrie Zaaber  0 BOTH 3 21 15 6
84 Haziq Aiman Nizam  1356 BOTH 3 21 15 4.5
85 Mohd Luqman Fikry  1161   3 21 14 7
86 Wan Muhd Amsyar Wan Azmi  0   3 20 15 6
87 Niki Nadernia  0   3 20 15 5
88 Amir Hamzah Kamaruddin  0   3 19 13 7
89 Muhd Zuhairi Zainal  0 BOTH 3 19 14 6
90 Iman Sofea  Mohd Azman-G  1249 BOTH 3 17 12 3.5
91 Mohd Idris Mohd Ibrahim  0   2.5 26 19 7.75
92 Amir Muqqri Mohd Saprin  1325 BOTH 2.5 24 17 4.5
93 Haji Salleh Maarof  1422   2.5 24 17 7
94 Kughan Ravindran  1433 BOTH 2.5 24 16 6
95 Ravie Kumar Selvanayagam  1094   2.5 19 13 3.75
96 Alan Lai Swee Chin  1315   2.5 18 12 4
97 Nabilatul Nadia Junaidi-G  1272 BOTH 2 27 20 5.5
98 Mok Khye Zen  1324 BOTH 2 24 17 3
99 Mohd Fahami Ahmad  0 BOTH 2 24 17 6.5
100 Muhd Ariff Ashraf  Abdul  1554   2 22 17 5
101 Risantini Murugan  0   2 22 16 5
102 Veylamuthen Murugan  0   2 22 16 3.5
103 Mohamed Thaqif  Imtiaz  0 BOTH 2 22 16 4
104 Pathiban Anathurai  0   2 22 16 3
105 Khairul Azizi Khairul Anuar  0   2 22 15 3.5
106 Ellie Emira Syamimi Ahmad Nazari  1178 BOTH 2 21 15 2.5
107 Firdaus Shamsuddin  0   2 20 15 3.5
108 Teh Qing Hong  1107 BOTH 2 20 14 2
109 Muhd Ghazali Jamari  0   2 18 13 3
110 Sivasudhan Venkatesh  1251   2 18 13 2
111 Muhd Afsar Mohd Nahu  1280 BOTH 2 17 11 2
112 Jane Wong-G  1313 BOTH 1.5 22 16 3.25
113 Ranjeev Singh  0   1.5 16 11 2.25
114 Norlizam Din  0   1 21 15 3
115 Mithiran Ganesan  1152 BOTH 1 20 14 1
116 Afsana Jehan Mohd Nahu  1063 BOTH 1 18 13 1
117 Otra Bhuvanesh  0 BOTH 1 17 12 1
118 Muhd Ariffuddin Junaidi  1054 BOTH 1 15 9.5 1
119 Manuel Shanand Thomas  0   1 14 10 1
  Santhosh Sargunam  0   1 14 10 1

                

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

#131
       
White to play and win.    

#132

     
Black to play and win.    

Solution:   

   
  
    

    
  
  
  
   
  

  

  1. Rf2 Kg3 2. Rf3  mate 1-0

Solution:              
  
  
  

            
          

   
    

   
   
   
  

  

   
1...Qf1 2.Kh2 Bc7 3.Re5 Be5 4.g3 Bg3# 01 Koneru (2614) Yifan (2575)

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