IM Jimmy Liew vs Juniors Match No. 2
(21 January 2007 )
IM Jimmy Liew and Kids for Chess Program (Collin) have fixed 21January 2007 (Sunday) for the 2nd IM Jimmy Liew vs Juniors Match. The
details of the match are as follows:
Venue: Wilayah Complex, Kuala Lumpur
Date: 21 January 2007 (Sunday)
Time: 2.30 to 6 pm
Format: Clock simultaneous match
Time control: 1 and a half hours for the juniors and 2 hours for Jimmy
Fees: $30 per player per game
(fees are partly subsidised by Kids for Chess Program)
There are only 3 more places available for those who want to play against Malaysia's first International Master. So if you are
interested, please register early and contact Collin at 03-91316474 or
IM Jimmy Liew vs Juniors Match No. 1
(23 December 2006 )
In the 1st clock match between IM Jimmy Liew
and 10 juniors, Jimmy Liew recorded 10 wins as he beat this group of
aspiring junior chess players. To make the match interesting, the
International Master played 5 Whites and 5 Blacks. The players who
took part in the match were Lee Joo Hui, Joshua Teo, Low Jun Jian,
Camilia Johari, Qistina Johari, Olivia
Madhavan, Ian Parr, Matthew Yong, Steven Sim and Chong Wui Fong. The
match was jointly organised by IM Jimmy Liew and Kids for Chess
Program (Collin). Below are some interesting positions that arose
during the match.
Black to play.
1 ........ Nc5!
2. Qf3 Na4
3. Ba1 Bxb4! 0 - 1
Lee Joo Hui - Jimmy Liew, Dec 2006
White to play.
1 a4! Na7
2. axb5 axb5
1 - 0
Jimmy Liew - Low Jun Jian, Dec 2006
White to play.
1. e6! fxe6 2.
fxe6 Bc6 3. e7
4. c4 Qh5 5.
cxd5 Ng3 6. Kg1 Nxf1
7. dxc6 bxc6 8. Bf5
Ke8 9. Qxc6 Kf7
10. Qe6 Ke8 11. Qd7 Kf7
12. e8(=Q) 1 – 0
Jimmy Liew - Steven Sim, Dec 2006
1st Kids for Chess Camp
The 1st Kids for
Chess Camp turned out to be a big success especially with the
children enjoying themselves while learning or improving their game
of chess. The three-day Chess Camp (December 5 to 7) which saw
around 70 children taking part in it, was divided into 4 different
levels. The 4 levels were tailored for the Absolute Beginner, the
Beginner, The Intermediate Player and The Aspiring Tournament
The participants at
Sekolah Sri Garden, Kuala Lumpur
instructors at the camp included International Master Jimmy Liew,
Choo Min Wang, S.
Balen (FIDE 1960), Seto, Cornelius
Bong, Doris Wong & Collin
Madhavan (FIDE 2220). Special thanks goes out to Jax Tham, Dr Wahid
Karim (RSC) and Sekolah Sri Garden,
who were the main sponsor for the event.
The participants and 5 of the
Madhavan (FIDE 2220)
Balen (FIDE 1960)
Choo Min Wang with some of the kids at the camp.
two of the students analysing a position.
olds who did not want to record their games anymore!!
in deep thought.
taking a BrEaK! Chess is tough work!