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2nd SSG Kids for Chess Open 2006

Date:     5th November 2006 (Sunday) 
  
Time:     9 am to 5 pm  
   
Venue:  Sekolah Sri Garden (SSG), Off Jalan Pria, Taman Maluri, K. L.  
  
Organisers:   Kids for Chess Program.  
  
Events: Under-9 (boys and girls)      
            Under-12 (boys and girls)  

              
Under-15 (boys and girls)  
   
Format: 6 Rounds Rapid play  Time control: ½ hour each. 
Entry fees:  RM 15
for non-SSG students   RM 10 for SSG students   
  
Prizes: There will be separate prizes for Boys and Girls. In each category, the top 10 winners will each receive a medal and a certificate of achievement. Cash prizes of RM50, RM40 and RM30 will be awarded to the top 3 winners from each category.  
   

Closing date: 1st of November 2006 (Wednesday). There will be a levy of RM5 if registration is done after this date.  No entries will be accepted on the day of the tournament.

Click to download entry form     

        

  Game of the month (October 2006)  

Jimmy Liew – Gregory Vijendran, 1986.
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.f4 0–0 6.Nf3 c5 7.d5 e6 8.Be2 exd5 9.cxd5 b5 10.e5 dxe5 11.fxe5 Ng4 12.Bg5 Qa5 13.0–0 Nxe5 14.Nxe5 Bxe5 15.d6 Bb7 16.Nd5!? Bd4+ (see below)

17.Qxd4!! cxd4 18.Ne7+ Kg7 19.Bf6+ Kh6 20.g4 

         [20.Rf4 g5 21.Rf5 (21.Nf5+ Kg6 22.Nh4+ Kh6 23.Nf5+) 21...Nd7–+]  

20 ......g5 

     [better is 20...Qd2 21.g5+ Qxg5+ 22.Bxg5+ Kxg5 23.Rad1]  

21.h4 b4 22.Rf5 Qxf5 23.Nxf5+ Kg6 24.hxg5 h5 25.Ne7+  1–0  
      

Chess Puzzles (October 2006)  

#1    

White to play and checkmate in 3 moves  
  

Solution #1:  

1. Nc7+ Kf8   

2. Qd8+ Bxd8   

3. Re8 mate. 

 

#2

White to play and checkmate in 3 moves 
  

Solution #2:  

1. Rh8+ Kf7   

2. Qxg7+ Kxg7   

3. R1h7 mate. 

 

       

Astro MERDEKA JUNIOR (U-16)  
TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
   
Held at the Mid Valley exhibition Hall, Mid-Valley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur, on 19 & 20 Aug 2006.
   
Results
1 Penang Juniors 22  
2 Remaja Selangor Generasi 8 - 21½ 
3 Selangor RS Grand Prix 19½ 
4 MSSS Junior 19 
5 Remaja Selangor Generasi-9 18½
6 Nameless 18 
7 - 8 PFS 17  
         Sarawak Juniors 17  
9 SMJK Kwang Hwa 16½ 
10 Perak Juniors A 16 
11-12 Chung Ling High School A 15½  
           MSSPP 11-A 15½  
13-14 Penang Juniors Girls 14½   
           Golden Eagles 14½   
15 PFS & CLHS Combo 14  
16-19 Karisma Speedy Knights 13½   
           Teens 4 Chess 13½    
           CBN 13½    
           Kids 4 Chess I 13½  
20 Perak Juniors B 13 
21-25 SJK(C) Kepong Boys 12½  
         SBPI Gombak 12½  
         SJK(C) Kepong Girls 12½ 
         Chung Ling High School B 12½ 
         Karisma Steady Knights 12½
26 MSSPP Girls Under-11 11½ 
27 MSSPP 11-B 11 
28 Kids 4 Chess III 10½ 4  
29 Kids 4 Chess II 10  
30 Karisma Spirited Knights 9  
31 Kids 4 Chess IV 4½  
32 Karisma Dames 3  

11th Royal Selangor 
Grand Prix 
(
1st Leg)
Date: 9th July 2006
Venue: Sunway University College
Age-Groups: Under-12, Under-15
Format: 6 Rounds
Time control: 25 minutes
Click here for results

11th Royal Selangor 
Grand Prix 

2nd  Leg: 16th July 2006
3rd Leg: 30th July  
GRAND FINALE: 12th & 13th August  

9th RSC Junior Open 
Chess Tournament

(Date: July 2 2006)
Venue:
Royal Selangor Club (Dataran Merdeka @ CARD ROOM Ground Floor)
Age-Groups: Under-13, Under-17
Format: 7 Rounds
Time control: 25 minutes
email: dawk@streamyx.com
SMS/Call: Jax Tham (013-3232280) or 
               Dr Ajeet Singh(012-2121372)

9th RSC Junior Open 
Chess Tournament

(Date: June 18 2006)
Venue: Royal Selangor Club 
Age-Groups:
Under-11, Under-15
email: dawk@streamyx.com
Click here for results

1st MBSSKL Chess Open Tournament (27/05/2006)  
Venue: Methodist Boys’ Secondary School in Kuala Lumpur
Age-Groups:
Under-8 to Under17
Registration: Mdm G.K. Saw (016-200 8797 between 3pm and 7pm), Mdm S. Selvarani (016-200 8796 between 8am and 12pm) or N.K. Chin and Mdm S.P. Gan (03-2078 2293 between 8.30am and 1pm). 

National Age Group   
Chess Tournament  
{16th and 17th March 2006 } 

Click here for results

Perak Age Group Chess Tournament 
{25th February 2006 }

Venue: Cosmopoint, Metro Campus Ipoh
Contact :
Encik Yunus 05-5458453/013-3908129 
Pn Hamisah 012-4313326 

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