Sunday, December 24, 2017

UNITAR Ches Championship 2017 - 2nd Round Results and 3rd Rd Pairings

24 December 2017, Kuala Lumpur - Here are the 2nd round results of the on-going UNITAR Chess Championship 2017. FM Sumant Subramaniam, AGM Nik Ahmad Farouqi, Kamaluddin Yusof, FM Ding Dilwen and Stewart Manaog of the Philippines are some of the familiar names for this chess tournament.

For those unfamiliar with title AGM, it stands for Arena Grand Master. An explanation from Wikipedia states the following: 

FIDE has also implemented online titles including AGM (Arena grand master), AIM (arena international master), AFM (Arena FIDE Master) and ACM (Arena Candidate Master). These are permanent and are typically for slightly lower levelled players and can only be achieved through the FIDE Online Arena

There are 109 chess players registered for this tournament.

Here are the third round pairings for the UNITAR Chess Open Championship 2017.

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