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Chess Tournaments (March to May 2010) 

Date    
   
Tournament  
   
Download Form  
  
13 March  
  
  
KL Chess Festival 
Simultaneous Match 
(Kuala Lumpur) 
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the form   
  
    
14 March  

KL Chess Festival Rapid 
 
(Kuala Lumpur) 

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the form   

  
  
14 to 16   March   
 
     
National Age-Group Championship 2010
(Penang) 
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the form  
  
  
17 to 20 March 
    
     
  
Cheras Challengers Chess Tournament 2010 
(Kuala Lumpur)    
(FIDE rated)  
 
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the form  
   
     
  
21 March  
  
   
1st Stonemaster Amateur Special Edition 
(Kuala Lumpur)   
   
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the form  
  
 
21 March  
  
 
Union Chess Open 2010
(Penang) 
  
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the form   
  
     
21 March  
  
  
Pesta Catur Braille 2010 
(Kuala Lumpur)   
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the form   
 
    
Starting  
24 March   
   
    
3rd DATCC KL Open Chess League Team Championship 2010
 
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the form   
   
  
  
27 - 28 March    
    
   
March Rapid Chess (10.20.30) 
 
(Kuala Lumpur)  
   
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the form    
 
  
28 March   
  
  
  
14th Bandaraya Chessmaster Johor Open Chess Championship 
(Johor)

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the form  
 
  
   
27 - 28 March 
  
  
Rapid Chess Master Tournament  
(Sabah)  
   
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the form  
  
    
  
6 to 12 April    
   
  
   
3rd KL Open Chess Championship 
(Kuala Lumpur) 
(FIDE rated)    
  
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the form  
 
  
  
14 to 20 April 
   
   
  
Bangkok Open 2010 
Challengers Tournament 2010
(FIDE rated)  
  
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the form 
  
    
   
13 to 15 April     
  
MSSPP Individual    
(Penang)    
 
17 April  
   
  
    
  
KL Chess Festival 
Training with GM Sadali Iludashov 
 
(Kuala Lumpur)   

 
Time: 9 am to 3 pm
Fee: RM 150 per player
For further enquiries, pls contact : 
En Suhairi Hussin: 012 – 3631591 (suhairihussin@yahoo.com)
20 to 21 April 
    
    
 MSSPP Team  
(Penang)    
  
 
9 to 19 May  
       
 
 
Commonwealth Chess 2010
(India) 
(FIDE rated) 
  
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the form 
    
     
    
29 April to 
May 2   
   
 
Selangor Open 2010
(Kuala Lumpur) 
(FIDE rated) 
 
Details soon.  
   
   
  

                                                   

Cheras Challengers Chess Tournament 2010
March 17 to 20
(Fide rated)

Dates: 17 to 20 March 2010 
Playing Venue:  
   
  
Pusat Kecemerlangan Sukan Cochrane, 
Jalan Cochrane, 55100 KL

                (please note the change of venue)
Organisers:  
  
Cheras Chess Academy, Excel Chess Academy and 
assisted by Percawi. 
Sponsor:  Insofar Chess Academy & Cheras Chess Academy.
Format:  7 round Swiss tournament. 
Time control:  2 hours each for the whole game.
Entry fee: 
   
RM 50 for rated players
RM 80 for un-rated players
Prizes   
Elo 1751 to 1950:    
Elo 1551 to 1750: 
Un-rated & Elo below 1551:   

1st RM 300; 2nd RM200;3rd RM100; 4th RM80. 
1st RM 300; 2nd RM200;3rd RM100; 4th RM80. 
1st RM 300; 2nd RM200;3rd RM100.  
Eligibility 
  
  
  
Open to all Fide rated players with an ELO rating of 1950 and below. Un-rated FIDE rated players will be limited to the 1st 30 players only.  Maximum number of participants is 60. 
Registration & enquiries:   
  
Email at geodat@yahoo.com or
SMS to 016-2123578 

Playing Schedule:

Round

Date

Time

1

17 March (Wednesday)

2 pm to 6 pm

2

18 March (Thursday)

9 am to 1 pm

3

18 March (Thursday)

3 pm to 7 pm

4

19 March (Friday)

9 am to 1 pm

5

19 March (Friday)

3 pm to 7 pm

6

20 March (Saturday)

9 am to 1 pm

7

20 March (Saturday)

3 pm to 7 pm


Click to view map to the playing venue 
(Pusat Kecemerlangan Sukan Cochrane)

 

Click to download the form

List of players registered so far (as at 8 March):
   
FIDE rated

Abedin, Md. Jaynul (BAN) 

1926

Yat, Guo Jie 

1879

Azhar, Muhd Syakir Shazmeer 

1859

Olivia Madhavan 

1834

Liew Ken Yew 

1802

Francois Wolfaardt (RSA) 

1768

Parimanam, Paul  

1732

Haslindah Ruslan  

1710

9 Nithya Sivanesan   1683
10 

Yeop, Mat Zaki  

1665

11 

Muniyan, Genkeswaran  

1469

       Players with no FIDE ratings yet

1

Kevin Ho 

2

Yap Wan Lin 

3

Narayanasamy, N. Annadurai 

4

Adrian Choo Chee Yong 

5

Darrel Yap

6

Andi Hartarto Wardana 

7

Lohanathan Ponniah  

8

Ting Shih chieh @ Alfred Ting 

9

Ang Karl Jin 

10

Iskandar Danial Adam 

11

Muhammad Faris Aminuddin 

12

Nur Farihah Aminuddin

13

Azhar, Puteri Munajjah Az-Zahraa

14

Azhar, Muhd Irfan Haqqim

15

Azhar, Puteri Rifqah Fahada

                                 

MSSWP KL Chess Festival 2010
in collaboration with KLCA & Percawi

ORGANISED BY KL CHESS 

DATE OF EVENT:  13 & 14 MAC 2010 ( Saturday & Sunday ) 

VENUE:  Pusat Kecemerlangan Sukan Cochrane

FORMAT: Open Categories of mixed Boys & Girls 
               6 or 7 rounds SWISS (Depend on the participants) 

TIME CONTROL: 20 minutes each to the finish

CATEGORY

PRIZES

OPEN

Additional PRIZES

 

Champion

RM250 + medal

Best U12

 

2nd

RM150 + medal

Best U20

 

3rd

RM100 + medal

Best Unrated Player

 

4th

RM80   + medal

Best U 1300

 

5th

RM70   + medal

Best U 1600

 

6th

RM60   + medal

Best Teacher

 

7th

RM50   + medal

Best Lady- must be above 12 years old.

 

8th

RM40   + medal

Best Veteran - above 40 years old.

 

9th – 10th

Hamper + medal

 

*U17 participants will received Certificates of Participation.

The winner of this categories win a medal.

DATE

TIME

PROGRAMME

VENUE

13 Mac 2010

(SATURDAY)

 

1.00 pm – 2.00 pm

Registration

  

 PUSAT KECEMERLANGAN SUKAN COCHRANE
JLN COCHRANE 
55100 KL.

 

 

 

2.00 pm – 6.00 pm

Simul with CM Colin Madhavan
*Only for students.
*All participants will received certificates.

 

 

 

 

14 Mac 2010

(SUNDAY)

0800 am – 0900 am

Registration

0900 am - 0940 am

Round 1

0950 am – 1030 am

Round 2

1040 am - 1120 am

Round 3

1130 am – 1210 pm

Round 4

1220 pm – 1300 pm

Round 5

1300 am – 1400 pm

Lunch

1400 pm – 1440 pm

Round 6

1450 pm – 1530 pm

Round 7

1600 pm

Prize Giving

U-17

Date of Birth

On or after 1993

 *Participants for U17 are requested to bring along their I/C at all time for verification.

TIE-BREAKS 1) Solkoff (W.P.) 
2) Sonnerborne Berger (S.B.) 
3) Progressive Score (P.S.)

ENTRY FEES RM 20.00 

CLOSING DATE 11 Mac 2010 Registration after closing date
A surcharge RM 10 as late penalty
For further enquiries, pls contact : 
En Suhairi Hussin: 012 – 3631591 (suhairihussin@yahoo.com), En Mohd Rezal Che Man : 0133641001,
En Azwan Bin Abdul Rahman: 019 – 2788471 (wan_8963@yahoo.com)

                           

Malaysia-Singapore Match 2010
(15th February to 17th February 2010)

Singapore beat Malaysia 76.5 to 76.5 in this annual match. Singapore wins the Dato’ Tan Kim Yeow Trophy for the 10th time! 

 

Malaysia 

Singapore

Round 1 (classical)

22

16

Round 2 (classical)

19

19

Round 3 (rapid)

17

20

Round 4 (rapid)

17

21

Total

75

76

More photos soon

                      

Chess sessions in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

Day & Time: Sunday from 3.15 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 3 years. 

Area: In Cheras, Kuala Lumpur (near Leisure Mall). 

Enquiries:  Please call/sms Collin at  016-2123578, or email us.  

Chess Puzzles

#79

White to play and win.    

#80
   
White to play and win. 

Solution:   

 

    
          

1.Rxg7! Kxg7 2.Qf6+ Kf8 3.Bg6! 1–0 Keres - Szabo 1955 [2...Kg8 3.Qxh6+-]

Solution:            

          
    
    

  

1.Rxg6+ fxg6 2.Rxh8+ Kxh8 3.f7+ 1–0 Khalifman - Sokolov 1991
 

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