Sunday, May 31, 2009

Malaysian Chess Championship 2009 - Day 2

National Championship 2009 

Two players maintained full score after 4 rounds. Zhuo Ren the current MSSM U-18 Champion would want to replicate  last year's winner NM Edward Lee, but his Round 5 opponent Mohd Khair who had earlier disposed off  Kamaluddin and Fadli would not be a pushover either.  

Open - Round 5 Pairing 

National Women Championship 2009 

The three leading players all secured draws in their respective games in Round 3. While the Klang Valley girls were pre-tournament favourites watch out for Renitha in Round 5 tomorrow

Women - Round 5 Pairing

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Malaysian Chess Championship 2009 - Day 1

National Championship 2009

55 players registered for the National Closed today. Leading the challenge is Mohd Saprin Sabri while last year's Champion NM Edward Lee Kim Han (below left) is also be present to defend his title. A surprise entry is veteran and former MCF official who have been seeking his fortune overseas but gunning for the NM title namely Chan Kwai Keong aka KK Chan (right). All three are on track with maximum 2 points 

Cross table up to Round 2

Pairing for Round 3

National Women Championship 2009

NWM Alia Anin Azwa Bakri who won the title last year would attempt to repeat the feat this year.  She was however held to a draw in Round 1 to Negeri Sembilan player Nithyalakshmi Sivanesan. With a small field of 22 players and 9 Rounds to contend with the final outcome is still open

Cross table and pairing for Round 3 at 09:00 hr tomorrow

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Malaysian Chess Championship 2009 - 30th May to 3rd June 2009

The Malaysian Chess Federation invites all Malaysian chess players to participate in this major annual national chess championship. Winners will be awarded the title of 'National Master' and 'National Woman Master' in the respective category. The results of this championship will also be used as one of the main criteria for selection for international representations in year 2009/2010