14 January 2013, Kuala Lumpur – The Teen Rapid Chess tournament organised by Classical Chess over the weekend in Ipoh, Perak was held successfully on Sunday, 13 January 2013. The final rankings report from Classical Chess and photos are shown below.
Once again, classical chess successfully organize chess tournament in Ipoh with an amazing number of 260 participants!!!!.
U8 - 8 players
U10 - 20 players
U12 - 45 players
U15 - 89 players
U18 - 98 players
The organisers increased the medals from 10 to 15 numbers in some categories due to overwhelming response from the Perak juniors.
Top 3 winners for each category are as below :
U8 - Champion - Ken Alroy Devan Noel Devan
1t Runner-up - Hohviyadevi Ramaraj
3rd - Cheng Wei Herng
U10 - Champion - Tan Yik Chean
1st Runner Up - Vikramashakti Ramaraj
3rd - Nur Syahzani Ilyana Kamaruddin
U12 - Champion - Shireen Selvam
1st Runner Up - Pravin Parameswaran
3rd - Iskandar Zulqanain Efendi
U15 - Champion - Mohd Khairul Izwan Haikal Kamaruddin
1st Runner Up - Mohd Nor Hafiz Jamil
3rd - Jagathees Guna Balan
U18 - Champion - Muhammad Nur Hilmi Mazlan
1st Runner Up -Ibrahim Roslan
3rd - Fatin Nabilah Zainal Abidin
Due to huge and strong support from Perak Junior player, Classical chess will organize another age group chess tournament in March 2013.
(News courtesy of Classical Chess)