Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Winners of the 3rd NMA-SG U2000 2018

21 Nov 2018, Kuala Lumpur - Here are the winners of the 3rd NMA - SG U2000 International Tournament 2018

Photo 1. Winners all of the 3rd NMA-SG U2000 International Tournament 2018

Photo 2. The Champion of the 3rd NMA-SG U2000 2018 - Mr Teh Beng Teik (right).


List of prize winners:

U8
Champion: Muthukumar Mukesh
2nd: Yee Hao Long
3rd: Vinesh Venkata

U10
Champion: Ernest Yek
2nd: Ferris Lim
3rd: Rafiq Al Hafiz

U12
Champion: Shubh Kapur
2nd: Kushaal Kumar
3rd: Kreeyan Kumar

U14
Champion: Hiu Jack Yuan
2nd: Chew Zhi Qi
3rd: Chee Wen Feng

U16
Champion: Chong Huan Yan
2nd: Nik Emil Hisham
3rd: Chew Zhi Xuan

Ladies:
Champion: Ellie Emmira Syamimi
2nd: Divyadarshini Loganathan
3rd: Allaida Siow

Seniors:
Champion: Che Lah Buchin
2nd: Lim Kian Hwa
3rd: Chan Soon Lim

Unrated:
Champion: Gan Win Shen
2nd: Hakim Hamzah
3rd: Naresh Kumar

U1200:
Champion: Kavin Mohan
2nd: Keshav Shyam Suneth
3rd: Edwin Chua Jin Rui

U1400:
Champion: Ivan Sean Yap Sheuan
2nd: Chai Chang Yik
3rd: Manresh Singh

U1600
Champion: Emir Rasyud Emran
2nd: Franklin Leonardo
3rd: Iwan Schani Ibnu

U1800:
Champion: See Hooi Chin
2nd: Joel Su
3rd: Razali Hamzah

Best Game Award:
Ahmad Justin Abd Rahim
Game played: Round 7
White against Joel Su

Main Prizes
Champion: Teh Beng Teik
2nd Ilhan Mansiz Hairul
3rd Eshwant Singh
4th Poh Yuan Tuan
5th Muhd Hafizudin Zulkifli
6th Aqil Ainuddin Naufal Akhramsyah
7th Tan Yong Hau
8th Cahyadi
9th Sathaseelan Dinish
10th Ahmad Justin Abd Rahim Yeo
11th Kausal Khandar
12th Syed Iskandar Shah Syed Hussin
13th Prem kumar Tharation
14th Lim Bin Leong
15th Keshav Palaniappan
16th Konh Yeong Keng Brendan
17th Shamsuddin Shahrizal
18th Ashraf Alimuddin Zah Akhramsyah
19th Norazman Kamaruzaman
20th Muhd Syukur Razali

 Youngest boy player: Mithun Pranav (5 years old)

Youngest girl Player:
Bunga Qisyratul Ain (6 years old)

Congratulations to all winners of the 3rd NMA-SG U2000 International Tournament 2018. 

Hope you have all enjoyed the tournament and see you again next year in another exciting chess tournament.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Grand Asia Chess Challenge 2019

20th Nov 2018, Kuala Lumpur - The University of Malaya is organising the 23rd Grand Asia Chess Challenge (GACC) 2019 from 26 January - 2 Feb 2019 at Dewan Tunku Canselor, University of Malaya Kuala Lumpur.

There is the Inter Varsity, Open and Team Chess categories, Age Group Chess and Blitz Chess during the week long event.

The flyer is shown below:-
Photo 1. Grand Asia Chess Challenge 2019

To download forms, please visit the following facebook page as shown below:-

https://www.facebook.com/GrandAsianChessChallenge/

Sunway - SMS Deen Malaysian Rapid and Blitz Open Chess Challenge 2018


20 Nov 2018, Kuala Lumpur - Here is a FIDE Rated tournament for Rapid and Blitz chess lovers. It is called Sunway - SMS Deen Malaysian Rapid and Blitz Open Chess Challenge 2018. It will be held over two days, 29-30 December 2018.

Photo 1. Sunway - SMS Deen Malaysian Rapid and Blitz Open 2018
To register please use the form below:-

Form 1. Registration Form for Sunway - SMS Deen Rapid and Blitz Open 2018
To register online, please visit this link here -
https://goo.gl/forms/qocZsPhr8LZWJPie2


You may contact the following persons for information:-

Abdul Hamid Majid - 019-3158098 or Jimmy Liew - 019-6571628 or Joanavene - 018-2298030.

Interesting prizes for 3rd NMA-SG U2000 2018

20 Nov 2018, Kuala Lumpur - The 3rd NMA-SG U2000 2018 is going into its last day of tournament. Many prizes are up for grab at the end of the tournament. These include a prize for best game (brilliancy prize) and other categories shown below:-

Prize categories for tomorrow

Main:
Champ: RM1k
2nd: RM700
3rd: RM500
4th: RM400
5th: RM300
6th: RM200
7th-10th: RM100
11th-20th: RM50

U1800: 1st-3rd
U1600: 1st to 3rd
U1400: 1st to 3rd
U1200: 1st to 3rd
Unrated: 1st to 3rd
Seniors S50: 1st to 3rd
Ladies: 1st to 3rd
(RM200, RM100, RM50)

U16 / U14 / U12 / U10 / U8 (1st to 3rd each category)
RM50 , RM30, RM20

Youngest Boy Award
Youngest Girl Award

To see more results for the tournament, please visit chess-results.com or the link here - http://chess-results.com/tnr383338.aspx?lan=1&art=2&rd=7&turdet=YES

Photo 1. Celebrated IM Jimmy Liew's birthday before round 6 yesterday (19 Nov 2018).


Monday, November 19, 2018

Teh Beng Teik Takes Over Leadership, 3rd NMA-SG U2000 International Tournament 2018

19 Nov 2018, Kuala Lumpur - After the round 6 has settled, Teh Beng Teik is now the new leader with 5.5 points with a win over Buchin Che Lah on top board.
A close second is youngster, Poh Yu Tian, aged 9 years old won on second board over Indonesian, Cahyadi.

Table 1. Results of Round 6, 3rd NMA-SG U2000 2018

Pairings of round 7 for 20 Nov 2018, 9 am tomorrow is shown below:-

Table 2. Round 7 pairings.

To see more results, please visit chess-results.com or the link here - http://chess-results.com/tnr383338.aspx?lan=1&art=2&rd=7&turdet=YES


Photo 1. Arbiters and GACC helpers of the 3rd NMA-SG U2000 International Tournament 2018.

Fifth round gets underway at SG Academy - Buchin Che Lah leads

19 Nov 2018, Kuala Lumpur - The fifth round of the FIDE Rated 3rd NMA-SG U2000 International Tournament 2018 gets underway this morning at 9.00 am.
Table 1. Round 4 results.

Table 2. Round Five pairings.

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Early third round rankings, 3rd NMA-SG U2000 2018

18 Nov 2018, Kuala Lumpur - Here are the early third round rankings of players for the 3rd NMA-SG U2000 International Tournament 2018.

Aqil Ainuddin Naufal Akhramsyah, Justin Abdul Rahim, Chew Zhi Qi, Tan Yong Hau all have 4 points. Fifth is Che Lah Buchin with 3 points and a slightly inferior tiebreak points.

Table 1. Ranking after round 3, 3rd NMA-SG U2000 2018

To see more tables, you may visit the following chess-results.com link - http://chess-results.com/tnr383338.aspx?lan=1&art=4&fed=MAS&turdet=YES

Che Lah Buchin Wins Round 3, 3rd NMA-SG U2000 2018

18 Nov 2018, Kuala Lumpur - Che Lah Buchin wins his third round game against AIM Leonardo Franklin on second board of round three.

The following tables are the results of round three and pairings of round 4, 3rd NMA-SG U2000 International Tournament 2018.
Table 1. Round Three Results, 3rd NMA-SG U2000 2018.

Table 2. Round 4 pairings, 3rd NMA-SG U2000 International Tournament 2018
To watch live games of the top five boards of every round please visit this link here - https://live.followchess.com/#!3rd-nma-sg-u2000-2018

Photo 1. Snapshot of all top five boards of round 4, 3rd NMA-SG U2000 International Tournament 2018


3rd NMA-SG U2000 Tournament on Follow Chess App

18 Nov 2018, Kuala Lumpur - To those interested in following live chess games of the top five boards of each round for the 3rd NMA-SG U2000 International Tournament, you may visit the following link on FollowChess app as shown below:-

https://live.followchess.com/#!3rd-nma-sg-u2000-2018


Photo 1. Scene of Tournament Hall on Level 1.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Third Round Pairings, 3rd NMA-SG U2000 2018

17 Nov 2018, Kuala Lumpur - 140 players played in the second round. Kaushal Khandhar won his round two game and will now meet, Hairul's son, Mohd Ilhan Mansiz. While on board two of round three, Che Lah Bunchin will meet Leonardo Franklin of Singapore.



The third round pairings and round two results are shown below:-

Table 1. Third Round Pairings, 3rd NMA-SG U2000 2018.
Table 2. Round Two Results, 3rd NMA - SG U2000 International Tournament 2018.