The Malaysian Men and Women team did well in dispatching Libya and Finland both with the same score of 3½ – ½ respectively. The men’s team is currently ranked 86/185 which is good considering the initial seeding of 107. The women’s team rank is 41/151. Their initial seeding is 68. The “yo-yo” effect is now less […]
Malaysian men met a far superior Mongolian team so if they Malaysian had lost 4-0 it would not be a surprise. Instead Malaysia scrape thru with a 1-3 loss. FM Lim Zhuo Ren held Mongolia’s strongest GM, Batchukuub Tsegned to a draw playing White. Similiarly CM Fong Yit San’s draw vs the 300 ELO point […]
Both the Men and Women team won with a clean sweep of 4-0 vs Saudi Arabia and Bosnia Herzegovina respectively in Round 5 of the Batumi Chess Olympiad. Games Men Women Tomorrow will be a rest day and Round 6 will commence the day after.
IM Jimmy Liew wins the NG6 tounament on Saturday (8/9/2018) with 6 wins and a draw. Half a point behind is Sivanesan Subramanian taking clear second spot. Third is Chan Sheng Yip followed by CM Kamal Abdullah (4th). This year’s cheapest entry fee tourney (RM10) attracted a total of 79 players. Despite the … Continue reading “Ng6 tourney won by IM Jimmy Liew”
Results: 5 wins , 2 draws, 0 loss.
Photo: Peter Long
Photo by Khong Wai Cheong
Standings (taken from http://chess-results.com/tnr371453.aspx?lan=1&art=4)
In an arguably the strongest one day rapid tournament seeing 4GM, 1 IM and 6 FMs taking part, 17 seeded Vietnamese FM Dang Hoang Son emerged champion.
Despite it being the only “rest day” for the Open, about half were titled players taking part i…
GM Pacher Milan won the event on tie break over FM Chekletsov Ilya. Both had 7.5 points out of 9 rounds.
So, why is a distant tournament in Praque, Czechoslovakia posted on this blog? Apparently there was a Malaysian finishing at position 114. Thoug…
Photo credits: Gilbert Castro Pascua
Alekhine Nouri won the event with a score of 8/9 points in a field that saw a whopping 187 players taking part in the BORNEO INTERNATIONAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP (JUNIOR) 2018 which was held on the 4-5 August 2018. Al…
Arguably Indonesia most travelled WGM/IM Irene Sukandar Kharisma won the Borneo event after tie-break with IM Nouri Hamed. Irine started with an incredible 7 consecutive wins in a row but had to concede one game to IM Pascua Haridas in Round 8. She dr…