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Chess Tournaments/Matches/Camps (June 2009) 

Date    
   
Tournament  
   
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8 & 9 June  

   
        5th Kids for Chess Camp
               (Kuala Lumpur)    
  
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the form     
 
  
10 to 14 June 
  
  
Penang Open Chess Ch'ship 2009  
               (Penang)    FIDE Rated 
    
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the form   
  
      
21 June  

    

4th Kids for Chess Pearl Point Open 2009  

 

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

Kids for Chess Program & Imagine Software, welcomes you to its 5th Chess Camp for children. The course has been designed to be fun and informative for the absolute beginner, the intermediate player as well as the aspiring tournament player. 


4th Chess Camp 2008

With this camp, we are proud to announce the following list of players who collectively have more than 100 years of chess experience:

  • IM Jimmy Liew 
  • Lim Poay Sim 
  • S. Balen
  • Cikgu Shamsuddin
  • CM Collin Madhavan


3rd Chess Camp 2007

Entry fee is a flat rate of RM 90 per student for the 2-day Chess Camp. All Chess equipment will be provided. If there should be any further enquiries, please feel free to contact Collin Madhavan at ( 03-91316474 or 016-2123578).

The closing date for submitting the forms is 6th of June 2009.

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Penang Heritage City International Chess Open
(FIDE RATED)

Dates: 10 14 June 2009
Time control: 90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move
Venue: Dewan Sri Pinang, Penang
  Mr Tan Eng Seong Tel: (60)12-4299517 Email: estan64@streamyx.com 
Mr Tan Eu Hong Tel: (60)12-4882133 Email: euhong@euhong.net
Registration:  Please visit http://chess.euhong.net for online registration  
Entry fees:   
  
  
     
  
   
  

  
  
Free entry for titled player (GM, IM, FM, NM)   
  
Open 

FIDE Rated RM 50 
PCA Member RM 150  
Non-PCA Member RM 180

Challenger 
PCA Member RM 50 
Non-PCA Member RM 80 

Prizes:   
Prize Money  Open (RM)  Challenger (RM) 
1st  
2nd 
3rd 
4th 
5th 
6th 
7th 
8th 
9th 
10th  
Best Lady 
Best PCA 1 
Best PCA 2  
Best PCA 3  
4000
2000
1000
700
500
450
350
300
250
250
250
250
200
200
300 
200 
150 
100 
90 
80 
70 
60 
50 
50 
50
50
50
50

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4th Kids for Chess Pearl Point Open 2009  

Date:              21st June 2009 (Sunday)
  

Time:             
9 am to 5 pm  
  

Venue:          
2nd Floor of Pearl Point Shopping Mall, 5th Mile Jalan Kelang Lama, Kuala Lumpur  
   

Organiser:     Kids for Chess for Program
and assisted by MSSKL.   
   

Sponsors:      Pearl Point Management  
   

Events:         
Under-10 (boys and girls)     

                   Under-14 (boys and girls)

                       
Under-20 (boys and girls)  
   

Format:         
6 Rounds Swiss Rapid play ( hour each).   
   

Entry fee:       RM 12
for all categories  
  

Closing date: 19th of June 2009 (Friday)
. Only entries with the entry fee will be considered to have entered for the   
                     tournament. Email & SMS without payment will not be entertained.  

Prizes              (separate prizes for Boys and Girls)  
CASH:
1st           RM 50  
          2nd          RM 40  
          3rd           RM 30
          4th           RM 15  
          5th         RM 15
   
CERTIFICATES of Participation:  For ALL players.   
    

MEDALS:
The top 10 winners will each receive a medal.
   

Contacts:       Collin 016-2123578 & Azwan 019-2788471.  

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Chess Puzzles 

#55
  
White to play and win.    

#56
 
White to play and win. 

Solution:  


     



   
1.Nxb5!! Bxb5 2.Bxc4+! Bxc4 [2...Kg6 3.Bxb5 Ncxd6 4.Bc6 Kf7 5.b5+-; 2...Kg7 3.Bxb5 Nexd6 4.Bd7+-] 3.d7 10 Esquivel Gongora 2002     
  
   

Solution:            

          
  

  

1.Rc7!!
[1.Rc7 Kxc7 2.Qa7+ Kc6 3.Rc1+ Kd5 (3...Bc5+ 4.Rxc5+ Qxc5+ 5.Qxc5+ Kd7 6.Nb6+) 4.Qe3! (#C5 #CDb6) 4...Bc5 (4...Rb8 5.Qf3+ Kd4 6.Rd1+) 5.Nxc5! (5.Rxc5+!?) 5...Kc6 6.Nxa6+ Kd7 (6...Kb7 7.Rc7+) 7.Qa7+ Ke8 8.Nc7++-]  10 Mauro Druon 2001  
   

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