Monday, January 25, 2010

Ian Udani Wins The Jeram – Kuala Selangor Rapid 2010, 24th Januari 2010

At the hugely successful Jeram – Kuala Selangor Rapid held on the 24th Januari 2010, Ian Udani wins the Jeram – Kuala Selangor Chess Rapid Open Category with 6.5 points out of a possible of seven points. Muhd Syakir Shazmeer won the Under-18 category and Muhd Fikri Farizal won the Under-12 category.
In the open category, Ong Thian Loon, won second , Lim Zhou Ren, third place and Jax Tham at fourth placing and Ismail Ahmad in fifth, all four players had 5.5 points but separated by differing tie-break points.
For the Open Category of the Jeram – Kuala Selangor Chess Rapid, a total of 78 people participated. Results are as shown below (click on image)
Muhd Syakir Shazmeer Azhar won the Under 18 category with 6.0 points in the 7 round swiss of the Jeram – Kuala Selangor Open 2010. His younger brother, Muhd Irfan Haqqim Azhar won second place with 5.5 points and WFM Nur Najihah bt Azman Hisham won third place with 5.5 points as well.
There were 33 participants took part in this under-18 category.
In the Under –12 Category, Muhd Fikri Farizal won with 6.5 points, Puteri Rifqah Fahada Azhar in second place with 6.0 points, Mohd Noor Azam in third place with 6.0 points.
There were 73 players who participated in the under-12 category.
Based on the results above, it is a hugely successful event with 184 people participating in all three categories of the Jeram-Kuala Selangor Chess Rapid on the 24th January 2010. Well done to the organisers! Congratulations to the winners and all participating players!
(source:, courtesy of Jax Tham)

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