6 Sep 2012, Kuala Lumpur – In Istanbul, Turkey, the 9th round of the 40th Chess Olympiad is underway and Malaysia meets Columbia, the 47th seeded team for the open category on board 39 while the gutsy Malaysia ladies meet the 17th seeded Netherlands chess team on board 15!
The Malaysian men rested IM Jimmy Liew Chee-Meng and brought in Yeoh Li Tian on board 3 while the ladies rested top boarder, WFM Nur Najiha and brought in WCM Fong Mi Yen on second board.
Best of luck! May the force be with you, Malaysia!!
Rank after round 8 (Open):
Ranking after round 8 (Women):
Open : Malaysia vs Columbia
Women: Malaysia vs Netherlands
To watch the men’s team play live between Malaysia vs Columbia, please click here.
To watch the women’s team play live between Malaysia vs Netherlands, please click here.
Official website: http://www.chessolympiadistanbul.com/