4 September 2012, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia is currently lying in 75th position in between Japan and Qatar after round 6 of the 40th Chess Olympiad 2012, Istanbul, Turkey. Malaysia now meets ICSC in round 7 tonight.
ICSC stands for International Committee of Silent Chess team. They have put up a GM and two IMs in tonight’s line-up against Malaysia. In terms of seeding ICSC are the 75th seeded team. So in theory, Malaysia is the underdogs in this tie.
Ranking after round 6:
Meanwhile the ladies did Malaysia proud last night by winning outright in the match against United Arab Emirates team with a score of 3.5 – 0.5! Great win in round 6. Tonight the ladies will now meet the 59th seeded Canadian chess team.
The Canadians have lined-up one WIM and two WCM against Malaysia’s one WFM and one WCM. Malaysia have rested WCM Nur Nabila bt Azman Hisham pushing Tan Li Ting to board 3.
To watch the men’s team play live between Malaysia vs ICSC, please click here.
To watch the women’s team play live between Malaysia vs Canada, please click here.