Monday, September 3, 2012

Malaysia meets Tunisia, UAE in Round 6



3 September 2012, Kuala Lumpur – After a one day rest, the chess olympiad resumes tonight with round 6. Malaysia meets the Tunisian men’s team on board 40 and the ladies meet United Arab Emirates on board 37. The Tunisian has one FM and one CM but their FM has similar ratings as IM Mok and higher than IM Yee Weng. Meanwhile, the UAE have two WIMs but our ladies have comparable ratings as them. 

Malaysia Women's team in Istanbul, Turkey for chess olympiad

The men rested IM Jimmy Liew and in comes Lim Zhuo Ren on fourth board while the ladies rested Tan Li Ting and in comes WCM Fong Mi Yen on third board.

We wish them all the best in their games tonight. May the force be with them!

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(Photo courtesy of IM Jimmy Liew’s facebook pictures, shared by Camilia Johari)

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