1 September 2012, Kuala Lumpur – Last night both Malaysian teams in Istanbul suffered losses. In the men’s we lost 0.5-3.5 to Finland, completely outplayed on three boards with IM Mok pulling back some pride. While the young ladies of the Malaysian team managed to draw on three boards but lost on second board with a checkmate in 4. We lost 1.5 - 2.5 to Moldova.
Malaysia will meet Finland in the fifth round for the women’s team. While the men’s team will meet team Suriname on board 50.
Here is IM Mok Tze-Meng first board game against GM Tomi Nyback during fourth round of the 40th Chess Olympiad 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.(show chess board)(hide chess board)
Official website: http://www.chessolympiadistanbul.com/en/
(Games courtesy of Playchess.com)