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…
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
Recently posted on Facebook that MCF EXCO meeting took place and Encik Hamid Majid is chosen as the new MCF secretary.
Today is a sad day as I found out that IM Giam Choo Kwee passed away 2 days ago.
I didn’t know him well but I did know of him all the way from the first Malaysian Open which was 15 years ago. It was only the last 4 years we got to talk – my fault as 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…
These are the Malaysian representative to the 2018 Batumi Chess Olympiad:
Seed: 105 Malaysia (Average Rating:2206)
Captain: Nik Nik Ahmad Farouqi
Bo. Name Rtg
1 CM Fong Yit San 2108