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Chess Tournaments (August to October 2009) 

Date    
   
Tournament  
   
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1 & 2 August            
  

Temerloh Open 2009   
(Temerloh, Pahang)    
   

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7, 8 & 9  August 
  
 

 1st Friday Classical Chess (August) 2009   
  
  

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9 August    
(Sunday)      
       

20th Tebrau Open Chess Tournament 2009  
(Johore Bahru, Johor)  
  

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16 August
(Sunday)    
     

Syuen Grand Prix 2009
   (Ipoh, Perak)  

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22 to 28    August 2009   
     
   
    

6th Dato’ Arthur Tan Malaysia Open   
Chess Championship 2009
  
(Kuala Lumpur) 
(FIDE Rated)  
  

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22 to 28     August 2009   
     
  
  

AmBank Malaysia Chess 
Challenge 2009
(Kuala Lumpur)
(FIDE Rated)
  

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29 to 31   August 2009  
      
  

29th ASTRO MERDEKA RAPID OPEN TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2009
(Kuala Lumpur)
  

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4 to 8 Sept. 2009  

  

KL Open Chess Championship  
(Petaling Jaya, Selangor)    
(FIDE Rated)  
    

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13 Sept. 2009  
(Sunday)

15th Kepong Juniors Open Chess Tournament
(Kuala Lumpur)  
     

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25 Oct.2009     
 
(Sunday)  

SJK (C) Jalan Davidson Chess Open 2009
(Kuala Lumpur)  

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20th Tebrau Open Chess Tournament
(9 August 2009) 

Date & Time : 9th August 2009
Organiser : Johore Chess Academy. JB Chess Association & Rukun Tetangga Taman Sri Tebrau
Venue : Plaza Pelangi, JB
Time Control : Swiss System of 7 Rounds with 25 minutes per player to complete the game.
Entry Fee :  
     
RM30.00 for Open    RM12.00 for Under 16   RM 10.00 for Under 12  
 
Prizes :
(1st to 10th  
placing)
      
   

    
    
  

Open Category 
RM400, RM200, RM100, RM80, RM70, RM60, RM50, RM50, RM50, RM50
  
Under 16
RM200, RM100, RM80, RM60, RM50, RM40, RM30, RM30, RM30, RM30
  
Under 12
RM100, RM80, RM60, RM50, RM40, RM30, RM30, RM20, RM20,RM20
Closing Date:   
   
Shall not be later than 7th August 2009.   Late entries and entries without payment will not be accepted. Entry fees are not refundable.
Contact details:
       
   
   
   
Those interested in participating in this event, kindly email your names to me at jb_chess_association@yahoo.com.  
For further information, kindly contact : 
Narayanan Krishnan (Tournament Director), 
Handphone No.: 013-7717525  

                      

5th Kids for Chess Camp
8th & 9th of June

Kids appear on TV3! 
Yes, TV3 were at our 5th Chess Camp in June this year. Apart from the footage of the activities, 6 kids were also interviewed for TV3's Kids Voice Out 
which was aired on Saturday, the 1st of August from 10 to 11 am. 

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more pictures 
  

                          

Chess Puzzles 

#59
    
White to play and win.    

#60
   
White to play and win. 

Solution:   

    
      
  

  

  
1.Rg8+ Rxg8 2.Nxf7+ Kg7 3.Qg5+ Kxf7 4.Qf6+ Ke8 5.hg8(=Q)# 1–0 Alekhine – Anderson Chicago, 1933 [1...Kxh7 2.Qxf5+ Kxg8 3.Rg1+ Kh8 4.Qf6+ Kh7 5.Qg7#]      

Solution:            

          
    
  

  

  
1.Rg7 Ng7 2.Qf7 Kh8 3.Qf8 Rf8 4.Rf8# 1–0 Alekhine – Bernstein 1912  
   

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