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Astro Merdeka Standard Open 2007 (Results)

Astro - 2007 Winners of the Astro Merdeka Open section
Final Ranking (Open)
   Team                      Pts. 
   ======================    ===  
1  ASTRO                     25˝  
2  Selangor A                24   
3  Penang                    20   
4  UM A (Pelajar)            20   
5  Bad Brotha's              20   
6  Perak                     19˝  
7  PCMM                      19˝  
8  Selangor B                19   
9  Kids 4 Chess Lambda       18˝  
10 Persatuan Catur Putrajaya 18˝  
11 MYAMAS                    18   
12 UIA                       18   
13 Sarawak                   17˝  
14 PCP Perlis                17˝
15 UM B (Pelajar)            17˝  
16 Kids 4 Chess Omega        17
17 PCNS                      17
18 Heroes                    17
19 Kids 4 Chess Theta        16˝
20 Chung Ling Senior         16˝
21 3 + 1 (F)                 16˝
22 Le Generalle              16˝
23 Kuantan Knights           16˝
24 UTM A                     15˝
25 Fantastic Five            15˝
26 NJ Chess Sarawak          15˝
27 UiTM Chess Club 1         15˝
28 Spawn 2007                15˝
29 Gilachess                 15
30 Bumi Kenyalang            15
31 Uniten A                  15
32 Kastam DiRaja Malaysia    15
33 INTEC                     14˝
34 Uniten B                  14
35 Nothing 2 Lose (F)        14
36 UPM Staff                 13˝
37 UM C (Staff)              12
38 UTM B                     11˝
39 UiTM Chess Club 2         11
40 Putrajaya Holdings        11
41 MICET Boys                10˝	
42 Westports                 9	
43 MICET Girls               5
44 Perlis                    0       
PRIZE WINNERS (Open)
Team                      PRIZES
   ======================    ====================
1  ASTRO (Champion)          RM 3,000 + Medals  ASTRO PM Challenge Trophy
2  Selangor A                RM 2,000 + Medals 
3  UM A (Pelajar)            RM 1,000 + Medals
4  Bad Brotha's              RM 800
5  Selangor B                RM 500
6  Kids 4 Chess Lambda       RM 400
7  Persatuan Catur Putrajaya RM 400
8  MYAMAS                    RM 400
9  UIA                       RM 400
10 Sarawak                   RM 400
BEST STATE TEAM (OPEN)
1  Penang (Champion)         RM 2,000 + Medals
2  Perak                     RM 1,000 + Medals
3  PCMM                      RM 800 + Medals
BEST INSTITUTE OF HIGHER LEARNING (Colleges, Universities, etc)
UM B (Pelajar)            RM 300

Astro Merdeka Standard Junior 2007 (Results)
Under-16


Selangor Generasi-8 - 2007 Winners of the Merdeka Junior section
Final Ranking
Rank Team                    Pts. 
==== ======================= ===  
1    Selangor Generasi-8     27˝  
2    Penang Juniors          23˝  
3    Selangor Generasi-9     19   
4    Terengganu Juniors      18˝  
5    Chung Ling Junior B     18   
6    Chessnutz (F)           17˝  
7    Chung Ling Junior A     17˝  
8    Skylift                 17   
9    Myanmar Juniors         16˝  
10   PFS Chess Club          16˝  
11   SMK Kulim Kedah         16   
12   Kids 4 Chess Alpha      15˝  
13   Penang Girls            15   
14   MSSK Girls              14˝
15   SJK(C) Kepong Boys "A"  14
16   LOL (G)                 13˝
17   SJK(C) Kepong Boys "B"  13˝
18   Permata Warisan (G)     13˝
19   Karisma Knights         12
20   SJK(C) Kepong Girls     11˝
21   The $6 Million Kids     5˝

PRIZE WINNERS (Junior)
BEST JUNIOR TEAM

Rank Team                    		PRIZES
==== ======================= 		======
1    Selangor Generasi-8 (Champion)	RM 1,200 + 5 Gold ASTRO MERDEKA JUNIOR TROPHY
2    Penang Juniors           	        RM 800 + 5 Silver 
3    Selangor Generasi-9     	        RM 600 + 5 Bronze 
4    Terengganu Juniors      		RM 500
5    Chung Ling Junior B     		RM 400 
6    Skylift                 		RM 200
7    Myanmar Juniors         		RM 200
8    PFS Chess Club          		RM 200
9    SMK Kulim Kedah         		RM 200
10   Kids 4 Chess Alpha      		RM 200

BEST STATE JUNIOR TEAM

Rank Team                    		PRIZES
==== ======================= 		=======
1    Selangor Generasi-8 (Champion)    	5 Medals
2    Penang Juniors                  	5 Medals
3    Selangor Generasi-9     		5 Medals
Special Prizes

BEST FAMILY TEAM (The Fong family) Chessnutz 

BEST GIRLS TEAM		Penang Girls 

BEST SCHOOL Chung Ling Junior A (Penang)	

Malaysian Blitz Open
(Sunday 26 August 2007) 

Venue: Ballroom, 5th Floor, CitiTel Mid Valley Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
Date: 26 August 2007
Time: 2.30 pm to 6 pm
Entry fees: RM 25
Time Control:  3 minutes + 2 seconds for every move
Format:  

  

9 Preliminary Swiss rounds.  
Top 8 players will qualify to the knock out stage  
Prizes:    
 
Total prize fund of RM 1,500.
From Champion - RM 500  to 16th place RM 30
Contact: Gregory Lau 012-9020123

  

1st AmBank Savers’ Gang Chess Challenge 2007 (Under 12 Chess Event)
(Organised by AmBank Group & The Malaysian Chess Federation) 

Venue: Ballroom, 5th Floor, CitiTel Mid Valley Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
Date: 23 August 2007 (Thursday)
Time:  9 am to 5.45 pm
Entry fees Free for only AmBank Savers’ Gang members (see eligibility below)
Prizes 

 

 

 

  

Champion Rm 300 + Trophy
2nd RM 250
3rd RM 200
4th RM 150
5th RM 100
6th – 10th
RM 50
Best Girl
RM 150
Youngest Boy
RM 50
Youngest Girl
RM 50
Eligibility

Only AmBank Savers’ Gang members can participate. So become a Savers’ Gang member ! So to become a member you need to deposit RM 50.00 (minimum) into your Savers’ Bank Account. AmBank staff will be at the playing venue from 20 – 22 August to help you register as a member & help you to open your account. You need to bring your Birth certificate / My Kad to open the account.

Contact Abd Hamid Majid 019-3158098 or Gregory Lau 012-9020123

  

IM GARY LANE's in town.

Improve your CHESS with International Master Gary Lane: 
Chess Coaching and Simultaneous Display  

Event: Chess workshop for aspiring junior players.

Venue : School library of Sekolah Tengku Ampuan Rahimah (STAR), Klang.

Date : 18th of August 2007 (Saturday)

Time: 9.30 a.m. to 2 p.m

Entry Fees: RM 80

   

1st Russian Embassy Chess Open 2007

   

1st Pudu Youth Chess Open 2007

Click here for results & more photos

  

2nd Kids for Chess Camp 2007

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Chess Puzzles (August 2007)  

 #15     


White to play and win   
   

#16


White to play and win  

 

 

Solution #15:  1. Qxf4! 1 - 0 {1...... Qxf4 2. Rd8 Kf7 3. Rf8 wins the black Queen} Chandler - Ismail, Kuala Lumpur 2007

 

 

Solution #16: 1. Bf5! 1 - 0 {1.... Qxf5 2. Qe7 Qg6 3. Qe6! +-} Lerner - Lehmann, Kiev 1978 
  

 
 

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