Indian sensation leads Abu Dhabi Masters
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Aug27

Indian sensation lea...

The Masters section of the Abu Dhabi Festival is in its eight round. A young Indian IM is leading the field which includes 32 grandmasters. IM Murali Karthekeyan rated at 2462 has six points after drawing two games and winning five beating four grandmasters in a row. His current performance...

Malaysian Chess Festival is back !! (2014) Aug27

Malaysian Chess Fest...

Exactly two weeks before Malaysia’s biggest chess event starts at Cititel Mid Valley, KL (Sep 12-21. 2014). I am not very much involved in chess anymore but every year this is still THE event I lend my full support because it is not only the biggest chess tournament but also the most...

Malaysian Chess Festival 2014 is on!
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Aug27

Malaysian Chess Fest...

For details and updates, refer to the blogs :-http://malaysianchessfestival.blogspot.com/  Tournament details and entry formshttp://mychessfestival2014.blogspot.com/ Collaborative Tournament Blog (if you want to contribute, leave your contact in the...

Top 10 Malaysian Chess
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Aug27

Top 10 Malaysian Che...

Top 10 search result for “Malaysian Chess”.No. 1 is MCF official website but lately looks like it hasn’t been updated on any of the latest tournament, updates relating to Malaysian chess or chess news including the coming Malaysian Chess Festival. A good start when they launch the shiny new...

Polisas Classical Open Chess Championship 2014
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Aug25

Polisas Classical Op...

Harap maklum.  Satu kejohanan catur iaitu POLISAS CLASSICAL OPEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP akn diadakan pda 6&7/9/2014 di POLISAS, Kuantan.  Kategori terbahagi kepada 2, OPEN & UNDER 12.  Yuran OPEN:rm40, UNDER 12:rm30. Time cntrol sejam dan bertaraf national rated. Closing...

MAP/PETA – MERDEKA R...

Sekiranya ANDA ingin menaiki LRT ke tempat kejohanan Merdeka Rapid Chess Championship 2014 yang akan diadakan di Bangsar KL pada 31 Ogos (U8/U10/U12/U17) & 1 September (Terbuka)..sila turun di LRT Bangsar..setelah turun,,anda kena pilih yang menuju ke bangunan Dataran Maybank Etiqa dan...

Final Words on Malaysia@Tromso
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Aug24

Final Words on Malay...

It is already a week since the Malaysian team returned from Tromso. I started blogging on Tromso with a preview just before the start of Round 1 three weeks ago now. My reviews and analyses, at first on the overall team performance and then on the individual performances have been published,...

11th Malaysian Chess Festival (2014)

Malaysian Chess Festival 2014 is on!!All the entry forms in PDF format downloadable...

Assessing the Olympiad Debutants 2
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Aug23

Assessing the Olympiad Debutants 2

Malaysian Teams to the Chess Olympiads prior to 2014 were generally hand-picked by the then MCF supremo. For many years, it was Hamid while Greg took over for the 2010 and 2012 teams. Their contention was always that they only picked the best available team, claiming they know who are the strongest Malaysian players.Read more »

Merdeka sambil berca...

Jarang sekali kita boleh jumpa kejohanan catur seperti ini yang jumlah hadiah keseluruhan bawah RM2 ribu….CM Fadli boleh copnya sebagai “A PERFECT CHESS TOURNAMENT” bagi kategori hadiah jumlah bawah RM2 ribu (Kategori C)..sebab yuran kejohanan yang berpatutan…hadiah...

Merdeka sambil berca...

Jarang sekali kita boleh jumpa kejohanan catur seperti ini yang jumlah hadiah keseluruhan bawah RM2 ribu….CM Fadli boleh copnya sebagai “A PERFECT CHESS TOURNAMENT” bagi kategori hadiah jumlah bawah RM2 ribu (Kategori C)..sebab yuran kejohanan yang berpatutan…hadiah...

Olympiad: Assessing the Debutants
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Aug19

Olympiad: Assessing ...

It was more than 10 years ago that I had a discussion with Hamid Majid, who was then MCF Secretary and de-facto supremo of Malaysian chess, on selecting Malaysian Olympiad representatives. I put forward the case that the National Closed should be the primary criteria for selection, at least...

24TH JOHOR BAHRU MERDEKA CHESS TOURNAMENT – 31st August 2014
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Aug19

24TH JOHOR BAHRU MER...

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Pingat perak untuk MPOB
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Aug18

Pingat perak untuk M...

Sempena Pesta Sukan Kementerian Perusahaan,Perladangan dan Komoditi pada 16hb Ogos hingga 17hb Ogos 2014 yang berlangsung di UPM Serdang,pasukan Lembaga Minyak Sawit Malaysia yang diketuai oleh encik Azwan telah berjaya memenangi pingat perak.Encik Azwan sendiri telah berjaya memenangi...

Kejohanan Pesta Catur Terbuka Kedah@12&13 Sept 2014(National Rated Event)
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Aug17

Kejohanan Pesta Catu...

Jadual kejohanan terkini(jika ada perubahan akan diberitahu kelak oleh pihak penganjur) FLYER KEJOHANAN Khas kepada semua peringkat dari pelajar hingga terbuka,pendaftaran diwajib daftar sebelum atau pada 1 Sept 2014 .Terhad kepada 100 peserta sahaja.. Bayaran Pendaftaran boleh dibuat melalui...

Wong Zi Yue wins Gro...

17th August 2014, Kuala Lumpur – Latest chess tournament results held at Royal Selangor Club today. In Group A, the chess tournament was won by Wong Zi Yue in Open, Amir Faiz Amirul in Under-10 Group A and Megat Imran Khusairi in Under-8 Group A. While in Group B Open was won by Shreyes...

Strange Encounter be...

17th August 2014, Kuala Lumpur - The crazy game between Norwegian GM Kjetil Lie against Croatian GM Zdenko Kozul in round 10 of the Chess Olympiad 2014 in Tromso, Norway. Sacrifices, counter sacrifices, bizarre material balances, and unfortunately, time pressure, dominated this strange...

Winners of Pertandin...

17th August 2014, Kuala Lumpur – Latest from Johor. The winners of the Tebrau Chess Open, Johor 2014 held yesterday are as follows: 1. Robert Suelo – 6.0 points – Champion 2. Ramzan – 5.0 points – 2nd; 3. Soh See Wee – 4.5 points – 3rd; 4. Ng Shi Hao – 4.5 points – 4th; 5. Edward Chai – 4.5...

24TH MERDEKA JOHOR BAHRU CHESS TOURNAMENT !
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Aug17

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PERTANDINGAN CATUR MERDEKA KE 24 !
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Aug17

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25TH TEBRAU OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT ! -PICTURES !
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Aug17

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25TH TEBRAU OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT ! – RESULTS !
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Aug17

25TH TEBRAU OPEN CHE...

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Malaysia@Tromso: Tournament Review Part 3 (Final)
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Aug17

Malaysia@Tromso: Tou...

FIDE changed the ranking basis at the Olympiads to Match Points (previously Game Points) starting from the 2008 Olympiad in Dresden. . At the same time, the event was reduced to 11 rounds (previously 13), and team size reduced to 4 players + 1 reserve (previously 4 + 2).Read more...

Judith Polgar and...

As we have already know, the legendary and probably the greatest women chess player - Judith Polgar has announced her retirement at the Tromso  Olympiad. Below is a special video about Judith excellence performance at the 1990 Novi Sad. You will also noticed Malaysian very own legendary ...

Susan Polgar intervi...

Here is an press conference held by Susan Polgar for the Open winners.  Good questions being posed by reporters and our players and officials should take note of the answers and comments from the Chinese team , we could learn...

China, Russia chess ...

16th August 2014, Kuala Lumpur – The winning chess teams in Tromso, Norway during the 41st Olympiad: Open – China, Women – Russia Pix 1. And the winner is … CHINA!! Pix 2. The winning womens team : RUSSIA!   (source: Chess Olympiad...

Malaysia@Tromso: Tournament Review Part 2
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Aug15

Malaysia@Tromso: Tou...

Part 2 of my review of the Malaysian Men's Team performance at the just completed 2014 Olympiad benchmarks that performance with previous Malaysian Olympiad teams.Read more...

China (Men), Russia ...

  List of all prizes in 41st Olympiad Tromso 2014 (official) Categoryegoriy prizes   Rank Federation Matchpoints Sonneborn Berger Points Category E open 1 Pakistan 11 173 19 Category E women 1 Thailand 10 151.5 23 Categoryegoriy prizes   Rank Federation Matchpoints Sonneborn...

Malaysia@Tromso: Tournament Review Part 1
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Aug15

Malaysia@Tromso: Tou...

My review of the Malaysia Men's Team at the 2014 Tromso Olympiad shall be in 3 parts as follows:Read more...

Tromso R11: Malaysia lose 4-0
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Aug15

Tromso R11: Malaysia...

An all-GM Norway team was really a bridge too far for the young Malaysian team. losing on all 4 boards. This loss finally broke an amazing 6-match unbeaten run by the Malaysian team which included draws with 51st-ranked Switzerland in Round 10 and 56th-ranked Tajikistan in Round 9.Read more...