Saturday, November 27, 2010

Lim Chong, Chess Overboard, Passes Away!

Lim Chong, the Chess Overboard columnist 27 November 2010, Kuala Lumpur – Bernama sub-editor, Lim Chong passes away on his return flight from London to Kuala Lumpur. His body is currently at Serdang Hospital for a postmortem, reported the Malaysian Insider today.

Lim, 56, an economic news service sub-editor with Bernama, left for London on Tuesday for an assignment. He died on the flight back to Malaysia.

Lim Chong is well known among chess circles as the chess columnist, Chess Overboard published on the over the past year of 2010. Lim Chong is a chess enthusiast and is close to Dato’ Tan Chin Nam, the chess supremo of Malaysia. Lim Chong has played on the Tan & Tan chess team in the 2009 and 2010 Kuala Lumpur Chess League held at Wilayah Complex in Kuala Lumpur.
Lim Chong is also a council member of the Selangor Chess Association.

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