Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Update Asian Amateur PRE-Registered List

2 November 2011, Kuala Lumpur - The organisers of the Asian Amateur Chess Championship 2011 has an annoucement on recent player registration updates.

The following players have confirmed their registration for the ASIAN AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP. With the new listing, our very own Abdul Haq Mohamed has overtaken Brunei Aliuddin Azahari of Brunei as the number one seed for the event with a FIDE Rating of 2096.

The following list does not include players from Nepal, Singapore, Philippines, Australia, India and Sri Lanka who have indicated their interest to play and are awaiting approval from their respective Federation. The list of players as of 1st November 2011 are as follows:

The organizers are bombarded with questions and inquiries as the closing date draw closer and more players have indicated their interest to participate. With the current trend and more confirmation coming, the list of players are more than likely to exceed 70 players within the next few days.

For more inquires on the event, do contact Najib Wahab at +6016.338.2542 or write to him at, or follow us on Facebook at

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