Register at the tournament hall itself or look for gilachess.
After 5 rounds, 15 year old Iranian GM Firouzja Alireza leads the Malaysian Open after top seed GM Wang Hao drew vs IM Yeoh Li Tian in Round 5.
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…
No. FED Federation Count
1 MAS Malaysia 32
2 INA Indonesia 31
3 IND India 28
4 PHI Philippines 26
5 CHN China 9
6 SGP Singapore 9
7 VIE Vietnam 5
Today is the 4th day of the Malaysian Chess Festival. After the The Merdeka Team and Age group event is over the other main events starts today.
This includes the Open, Challenger and Seniors which starts simultaneously today and it’s a record for all…
Dato Tan makes the opening move to kick off the start of the 15th Dato’ Arthur Tan Malaysian […]
1 hour wait time before a player forfeits on time.
OKU section so if player with * beside their name in pairing, go to the OKU section to play instead of the regular playing area.
All watches not allowed – digital OR analog.
It’s here again!!
So popular the organisers have no choice but to limit the places every year.
Date: 18th August 2018
An anonymous reader forwarded me this letter, again from Kaushal (he is persistent is he not?). There is more detail which was not brought up before.
I understand that Li Tian was offered and declined. The others I have no knowledge.
Dear YB Dato…
Open Letter to President of Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) and Selection CommitteeDear Dato’ Zahidi and other committee members,
Firstly, I would like to congratulate Mr. Hamid Majid on his appointment as MCF Secretary and I sincerely hope you would…