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Chess Tournaments/Matches (March - May 2009) 

Date    
   
Tournament  
   
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16 - 20 March    
  
    

MSSM  
(MAJLIS SUKAN  SEKOLAH-SEKOLAH  M'SIA)
Malaysian Schools Chess Tournament 2009 

  

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22 March 
     
  

UNION OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT 2009
                
(Penang)

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21 March 
22 March 
KLANG PARADE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2009   
          
(Selangor)
   

Venue: Level 2, Klang Parade, No: 2112, Km 2, Jalan Meru, Klang  
   

29 March      
     
Penang Free School Open   
         (Penang)
 
      
Online registration.   
   
      
   
29 March  
    
   
  
Pertandingan Catur Terbuka Piala   
Tun Syed Zahiruddin 08/09    
        
(Kuala Lumpur) 
   
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the form   
     
    
4 to 5 April
       
  
  

PEARL POINT NATIONAL AGE GROUP  
CHESS CH'SHIP 2009    
        
(Kuala Lumpur) 
  

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the form
   
   
  
5 April
    
   
Catur Terbuka Shah Alam 2009  
            (Selangor)
   
Details to be  
announced soon.   
   
From 8 April 2009 (for 19 weeks)
DATCC KUALA LUMPUR COMMERCIAL &    RECREATIONAL CHESS LEAGUE  
                  (TEAM)   (Kuala Lumpur)
    
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the form 
  
   
   
17 - 19 April    2009  
   
   
1st DATCC / MCF SENIOR CHESS   CHAMPIONSHIP 2009  
             (INDIVIDUAL) 
(Kuala Lumpur)
    
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the form 
   
   
19 April       
   
   
PCGHS OPEN 2009  
    (Penang)
  
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the form 
     
   
26 April 
   
   
Gerakan Age Group Chess Open
          (Kuala Lumpur)     
   
Details to be    
announced soon.     
    
30 April to 
3 May   
    
36TH SELANGOR OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT
     
(Kuala Lumpur)  FIDE Rated  
       
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the form 
     
  
10 May      
   
   
   
RUKUN TETANGGA OUG (D) SECTOR 2nd Age-group  Chess Tournament 2009 
                 (Kuala Lumpur)
   
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24 May      
  
   
Simultaneous Chess Match in Selangor 
         
(Shah Alam, Selangor)
Details to be  
announced soon.   
  

  MSSM
(Malaysian Schools Chess Championships)  16 to 20 March 2009

           The MSSM is back and this time it's going to be held in the State of Selangor. It is probably the biggest annual Chess event in the country with almost 500 students from all around country fighting for top honours in their respective age categories. The tournament will take place at the Goldcourse Hotel Resort* in Klang, Selangor, from the 16th to the 20th of March.           

            There will team and individual events for both girls and boys for under-12 years, under-15 years & under-18 years age categories. All in all, there will be a total of 12 Gold medals up for grabs. Teams which did well last year include the reigning Champs Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Penang and Johor. The playing schedule for the tournament is as follows: 

Date   

Time  

   
         
16 March  (Monday)  2.30 pm to 5.30 pm Round 1
        
17 March  (Tuesday)   8.30 am to 11.30 am   Round 2     
    2.30 pm to 5.30 pm   Round 3   
           
18 March  (Wednesday) 8.30 am to 11.30 am   Round 4  
         
19 March (Thursday)   8.30 am to 11.30 am  Round 5  
   2.30 pm to 5.30 pm  Round 6  
           
20 March  (Friday)   8.30 am to 11.30 am   Round 7   

*Goldcourse Hotel Resort, Plaza 9, Jalan Pasar 41400 Klang

  4th Kids for 
Chess Camp 
(26 & 27 Nov.2008)

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Chess Puzzles 

#49   
 
White to play and win.    

#50

White to play and win. 

Solution:  

     

   

  

1. Rh8 Kxh8 2. Bxg7 1 0 {2. ...... Kxg7 3. Qxd5} Keres Jansa 1970 

Solution:     
  

    

   


1. Rxg7 Qxf2 2. Rg8 Ke7 3. Nxd5 #  1 0 {1. ...... Qe7 2. Rg8 +-} Fahrni Duras 1914    

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