MenWith four rounds to go, Malaysia is in a large group of teams on 7 points and tied 79th to 104th.Our actual current ranking of 86th outperforms our seeding of 107th with the team playing to their “real” ratings against opponents between 2100-2200, a…
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 […]
Once again we have the monthly ranking of our players according to FIDE (World Chess Federation) and it is particularly relevant given it is coming out during the World Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia.Why? Well, because its as indicative as it can be…
A good analogy for our Malaysian team in the Batumi Olympiad is we that we are like gold fishes swimming in a sea of carnivorous fishes. India to Malaysia is like a pack of sharks! They have 2 GMS (not WGMS!) and 3 IMs (not WIMs) with a world renown coach – Jacob Aasgard in […]
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.
Open: Malaysia vs Saudi Arabia Women: Malaysia vs Bosnia Average Rating Open Malaysia 2079.75 Saudi Arabia 1931 Women Malaysia 1933 Bosnia 1964.75 For the Open, our men is clearly stronger than Saudi Arabia and Bosnia Women team is just slightly higher rated vs the Malaysian Women. Open Bo. 107 Rtg 142 Rtg 62.1 FM […]