Friday, May 8, 2015

Royal Selangor Club Junior 2015, 30th May 2015

8th May 2015, Kuala Lumpur - Here is an important junior chess event slated for the 30th May 2015 at the Royal Selangor Club.
Organizer Contact Details: Jax Tham (013-3232280);  send messages via ‘Whats App’ for reply or email to exceljax@hotmail.com


Monday, May 4, 2015

Rolando Nolte wins the Selangor Open 2015

4th May 2015, Kuala Lumpur – The final day curtains drops today after nine tough rounds of play in the Selangor Open 2015 and IM Rolando Nolte of the Philippines turns out the champion again with 8.5 points!

The only draw came during round 7 against IM Mas Hafizulhelmi and with definite wins for all the other rounds! Bravo to Nolte for repeating his feat and defending his title.

In second, is the steady, FM Yeoh Li Tian with 7.5 points and third, surprise, surprise, IM Mas Hafizulhelmi with 6.5 points. Fourth, Sumant Subramaniam and fifth, IM Emmanuel Senador of the Philippines.

Top 20 Selangor Open 2015

chess-results.com link:  http://chess-results.com/tnr171666.aspx?lan=1&art=1&rd=9&wi=821

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Rankings After Round 7 Selangor Open 2015

3rd May 2015, Kuala Lumpur - Here is the rankings of the top 40 players after the 7th round of play in the Selangor Open 2015.

Round 8 pairings Selangor Open 2015

3rd May 2015, Kuala Lumpur - Here are the round 8 pairings of the Selangor Open 2015. IM Nolte the defending champion is leading with 6.5 points.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Malaysia Chess Festival 2015

2 May 2015, Kuala Lumpur - The Malaysia Chess Festival 2015 is slated from 18 - 28 September 2015 at MidValley Kuala Lumpur.

Details will follow later.

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(Info: M Zullghafari Saparmin)

Nolte and Yeoh among early leaders

2 May 2015, Kuala Lumpur - IM Nolte and FM Yeoh Li Tian are among the early round leaders at Selangor Open 2015.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Selangor Open 2015

1st April 2015, Kuala Lumpur - The Selangor Open 2015 will be held from 30 April to 4th May 2015. The flyer of the tournament follows:-

Monday, March 30, 2015

Shah Alam PRO-AM Invitational 2015, 3rd-7th June 2015

30th March 2015, Kuala Lumpur - Here is an upcoming chess tournament in Shah Alam to be held in June 3rd-7th 2015 at Pusat Tuisyen Minda, Seksyen 7, Shah Alam, Selangor.
It will be FIDE-Rated and over 9 rounds of Swiss-Systems. Time control shall be 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment.
Figure 1. Shah Alam Pro-Am Invitational Chess 2015 in Seksyen 7, Shah Alam, Selangor on 3-7th June 2015.

Figure 2. The prizes and rules of the chess tournament.
Contact: 
Syazrin Abdul Rahman - hp: 012-609 1898, email: syazrinabdrahman@gmail.com;
Najib Abdul Wahab, hp: 016-338 2542, email: najib.wahab@chess-malaysia.com.

Monday, February 23, 2015

1st SKBJ Junior Chess Championship 2015

23 Feb 2015, Kuala Lumpur – Here is a new tournament for the juniors in Bukit Jelutong, Shah Alam.

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For the first time ever, SK Bukit Jelutong in Shah Alam will be organizing a Junior Chess Championship 2015 event to be held on the weekend of 7th March and 8th March 2015 at its school campus located in Jalan Serambi U8/21. The 1st SKBJ Junior Chess Championship 2015 is an open event intended for junior players – both boys and girls, below the age of 12 years old and 9 years old.  In order to make the tournament even more attractive to the participants, the organizer has registered the Junior Chess Championship as a National Rated event and it is targeting to have up to 200 players playing in its inaugural edition. Whilst the majority of the players are expected to be those from around Shah Alam area and the surrounding Klang Valley districts, the school is also expecting a sizeable participant to come from neighboring states such as Perak, Pahang and Negeri Sembilan. The 2-day event will use a time control of 25 minutes to finish over 8 rounds of play – 6 rounds to be played on Saturday with the balance 2 rounds to be played on Sunday.

A total prize fund of more than RM 3,500 has been set aside for the eventual winners with special prizes to be given away to the top 3 school teams in each age category who have amassed the most points through out the tournament.  In order to be eligible for the best school team prizes, schools have to field 4 players to participate in the event and the 3 school that highest number of points accumulated by its players will be declared the winners.

For more information on the event, interested parties can contact Puan Syazerin Idayu Bt Mohd Sakri at +6013.356.7632 / +603.7845.9458 or if email is the preferred medium, write to kelabcaturskbj@gmail.com. Otherwise, you can download the registration form which contains details of the event and payment instruction at the following website http://www.chess-malaysia.com/SKBJOpen(Junior).pdf

Closing date for this event is 28th February 2015 and only the first 200 players will be accepted for entry. Beyond the number that has been allocated, acceptance of registration will solely be at the discretion of the organizer – pending space and equipment availability.

Come and be a part of this exciting junior event in Bukit Jelutong, Shah Alam.

See you there!!!!

Najib Abdul Wahab

Tournament Director

1st SKBJ Junior Chess Championship 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

National Age-Group Chess Championship 2015, 20-22 March 2015


17 Feb 2015, Kuala Lumpur - Here is the latest announcement from MCF on the National Age-Group Chess Championship 2015 to be held from 20-22 March 2015 at the Olympic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.


Registration Form: