Sunday, October 21, 2018

*KEJOHANAN CATUR TERBUKA PIALA YDP MPSJ 2018 KALI KE-7*

*KEJOHANAN CATUR TERBUKA PIALA YDP MPSJ 2018 KALI KE-7* pada 24 November 2018 (Sabtu).

Hadiah keseluruhan berjumlah *RM7,000.00* (wang tunai+trofi+medal+lain-lain hadiah).

3 kategori dipertandingkan iaitu
1) Terbuka
2) Bawah 17 Tahun
3) Bawah 12 Tahun.
Terhad kepada 240 peserta sahaja. Yuran penyertaan *MESRA RAKYAT*.

Pendaftaran *ONLINE* akan mula dibuka pada hari Selasa (23/10/18) di www.catur3c.blogspot.my

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

1st AmCorp Mall Open FIDE Rapid & Blitz 2018

1st AmCorp Mall Open FIDE Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2018


*Registration Forms link*
https://goo.gl/forms/fdTh5h8fYzOOwluj2

ALL REGISTRATION ONLY THROUGH GOOGLE FORMS PROVIDED. Thank you for  your cooperation.

For the first time AmCorp Mall with collaboration Schani Enterprises proudly present our very first Chess Championship with ideal Open Mall concept whereas the battle for Champions will destined inside The Magnificent Building AmCorp Mall Petaling Jaya!

Details are as follows:-

*Date : 1 & 2 December 2018 (Saturday & Sunday)*
*Time : 8.30am - 6.00pm*
*Venue : Main Concourse Floor,  Amcorp Mall Petaling Jaya*
*Time Control : RAPID : 15 min + 10sec increment 

BLITZ : 3 min + 2 sec increment
Fees : RM50 Open (Rapid)
            RM40 U12 (Rapid) 
            RM60 Non-FiDE Rated (Rapid)
Blitz : RM30
Rm20 Off!!  If Register for both events
Open : RM60 (Rapid & Blitz)
U12 : RM50 (Rapid & Blitz)
The Uniqueness of this championship is:
We open to all players from all federations.

*First PAID player from ALL other federations with rating will have free entry* (eg first player  registered from China, first confirmed player from India, first from Indonesia, any federations -we will refund the fee for first player from other federation on tournament day)

To be eligible for this free entry, one must complete the google form and submit paid slip first. And we do not entertain any request to check whether there is anybody from your federation has registered or not.

*Participants are limited to 120 players only!*
Please register early  *before 28th November 2018* for Fide rated, and *20th November for Non fide rated*. After the dateline,  any online or whatsapp registration will be STRICTLY reject. 

*NO WALK-IN IS ALLOWED* during the event.  Participatants are advised to register before the dateline. 

For more details please click at the link of registration or contact Mr. Schani www.wasap.my/+60175645183

May the force be with you! 

P/S: It is *Compulsory* for those who do not have FIDE ID to apply for your fide ID before submitting registration forms.Malaysian can register at the following link : 


Player from other federation without fide ID must apply through their own federation

Monday, October 15, 2018

USIM Open 2018 - won by Abdullah Che Hassan!

15 October 2018, Kuala Lumpur - There were 186 players registered in the USIM Open Chess 2018 held yesterday in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan. Top seeds, Abdullah Che Hassan and Kamaluddin Yusof finished in one-two finish.

Photo 1. Players preparing for round 1 USIM Open 2018.

Photo 2. Players filtering into playing hall at Fakulti Sains and Teknologi, USIM.


Here are the Top fifty players of USIM Open 2018.
Table 1. Top 50 USIM Open 2018.
Here are the round 8 results of USIM Open Chess 2018 tournament:

Table 1. Round 8 results, USIM Open 2018



Photo 3. Arbiters of USIM Open 2018.  L to R: Sendy, Anis, Shamsuddin, Emran, Nurul Izani, Masha Naizli
Congratulations to all players and organising committee for a successful USIM Open Chess 2018 tournament!

To see more chess results please visit this link here - http://chess-results.com/tnr381808.aspx?lan=1&art=2&rd=8&turdet=YES&flag=30

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Anuar Azlan juara liga catur serie 2 Teknikal 2018

4 Okt 2018, Kuala Lumpur - Liga catur serie 2 Teknikal 2018 telah berakhir dengan Anuar Azlan ditabal sebagai juara Liga Catur Serie 2 Teknikal 2018. Beliau telah mencapai 8 kemenangan dari dua pusingan liga catur. Kedua ialah Zuhairizan Yusof dengan 5.5 mata.

Tahniah kepada semua pemain catur yang telah mengambil bahagian liga catur ini semoga tuan-tuan terus bermain dan tingkatkan tahap permainan catur masing-masing.


Table 1. Final Cross-Table for Liga Catur Serie 2 Teknikal 2018

Untuk lihat semua keputusan permainan liga catur serie 2 Teknikal 2018, sila layari link berikut:-

  http://chess-results.com/tnr377378.aspx?lan=1&art=2&turdet=NO

Friday, September 28, 2018

KLCA Chess League 2018

28 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - For those of you who like to play chess team events, this KLCA Chess League 2018 is for you. The team will comprise three players per team. It will be played over three Saturdays and over 6 rounds of play. Each Saturday, two rounds will be played. Venue will be at Institute of Chess Excellence (ICE) in Puchong, Selangor. Tournament will begin on 20th October, 27th October and 10th November 2018.

The flyers and useful links are shown below:-
Figure 1. KLCA Chess League 2018

To get more details, please visit this blog link:  http://klcachess.blogspot.com/  or this link :  http://klchessleague.blogspot.com/

To register your interest , please visit this link :    http://klcachess.blogspot.com/2018/09/2018-klca-chess-league-team-event_16.html

3rd NMA-SG Invitational U2000


28 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - The SG Academy is organising a 3rd NMA-SG Invitational U2000 Chess Tournament, a FIDE-rated tournament. It will held from 17-20th November 2018 in SG Academy in Jalan Kasipillay off Jalan Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur.

Figure 1. Flyer for the 3rd NMA-SG Invitational U2000


To register please click on the link below

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSegOmm6mTl0U9j_eY0Sqn48ir0PfPA-0iktkato8Dyv0ObHQA/viewform?usp=pp_url

1st KL Gateway Chess Championship 2018

28 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - There will be a new chess tournament to be held on the 4th Nov 2018, Sunday. A day earlier, 3rd Nov 2018, a chess workshop will be conducted by well-known local International Master.

The following flyer and poster of the 1st KL Gateway Mall Chess Championship 2018 are self explanatory.

Fig 1. Flyer for 1st KL Gateway Mall Chess Championship 2018.
Photo 1. Poster of the 1st KL Gateway Chess Championship 2018 on 4th Nov 2018

CONTACT: WhatsApp - Hamid (019 3158098) / Jimmy (019 6571628) / Aham ( 019 3493512), WenYi (016 2892729)

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Malaysia Chess Team Doing Well In Batumi

25 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - The Malaysian chess teams Open and Women are settling in well in Batumi as the Chess Olympiad 2018 unfolds. The organisers have housed them in a five star hotel The Paragraph which also houses five other nations chess teams namely, South Africa, Mexico, Malta, Brazil and Qatar.

The Open Team have scored 0.5 vs 3.5 points against a strong Belarus team in the first round. While the women breezed to a 4-0 win over Djibouti. 

The Open Malaysian Chess Team will meet Afghanistan while the women will meet Turkey in the second round today.

Photo 1. The Malaysian Chess Team during the Opening Ceremony of Chess Olympiad 2018 in Batumi, Georgia. (photos courtesy of Haslindah bt Ruslan)


Photo 2. The Paragraph Hotel, Batumi.
Photo 3. Hotel faces the Black Sea.

The team has been having early morning walks after breakfast. Temperatures in Batumi are a cool 18-20 degrees Centigrade. We wish them well in the coming rounds of the Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018.

To see more chess results of the Batumi Olympiad 2018 please visit this link here - http://chess-results.com/tnr368908.aspx?lan=1&art=20&fed=MAS&flag=30

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Sunway Inaugural Chess 2018

29 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - There are 83 in the Open Category and 43 players registered for the Under - 12 category of the Sunway Inaugural Chess Championship 2018. The top seed is CM Ikramul Haq Siam of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh with a rating of 2209.

Table 1. Starting Rank for Open Category, Sunway Inaugural Chess 2018


To see more information, please visit the following link on chess-results.com:-
http://chess-results.com/tnr379308.aspx?lan=1

Monday, September 17, 2018

Hillcrest Chess Championship 2018 in photos

17 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - Here are some photos of the Hillcrest Chess Championship 2018 held yesterday in Taman Seri Gombak, Selangor. The tournament has been held at the same school venue over the last three years in a row with great support from the school administration.

Photo 1. Under 9 playing venue for Hillcrest Chess Championship 2018

Photo 2. Close to 100 players for the Under-9 age category.

Photo 3. Stage with banner of the chess tournament as the backdrop. Top two tables for under - 9 play on the stage. FA Emran Mohd Tamil on stage.

Photo 4. Under 12 playing venue. Fully air conditioned.

Photo 5. About 80 players for Under-12 category.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

RSC Standard 2018 Begins Today

15 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - The Royal Selangor Club Standard 2018 for below 2200 rating started today with three rounds. Fifty players are participating. After three rounds, three players are in the lead with three points.
 
The three leaders are Looi Ka Loc, See Hooi Chin of Malaysia and Cahyadi of Indonesia.

Three more rounds tomorrow and two on Monday.

Table 1. Results of Round 3, Royal Selangor Club Invitational RSC Standard 2018 (Invitation below 2200)

Table 2. Interim Ranking After Round 3 - RSC Standard 2018 (Invitation below 2200)

To see more results, please visit the link here - http://chess-results.com/tnr377823.aspx?lan=1&art=14&fed=MAS&turdet=YES

Friday, September 14, 2018

Hillcrest Scholastic Chess Championship 2018

14 Sept 2018, Kuala Lumpur - There will be an age group chess tournament to be held at SMK Hillcrest, Gombak, Selangor this coming Sunday, 16 September 2018.

To download registration form please visit this link : https://goo.gl/forms/K51DBOolf6P5F4NT2

Figure 1. Flyer for Hillcrest Scholastic Chess Championship 2018, 16 Sept 2018.
For more information please contact:
0183757339 Maniyannan
0132780160 Justin

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Mini Chess League 2 Technical 2018

12 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - The Technical section is having an internal chess league amongst its members over lunch hour as a way to promote analytical thinking and having closer staff rapport by playing over a game of chess. 

Each player represents its own divisional engineering section representing Civils, Mechanical, Electrical, Architects and Quantity Surveyors (QS). Anuar Azlan will represent the Civils, Zuhairizan Yusof for Mechanicals, Nik Ahmad Faiz for Electrical, Faiz Fisal for Architects and Yatie Seman for QS.

Over the next month or so, players will be playing a rapid chess game with a time control of 15 minutes 10 seconds plus 10 second increment per move. The mini chess league will be played as a double round robin. This means each player will play twice but with different colour pieces.

Marzaidi will be conducting the tournament over lunch hours as arbiter.

Table 1. Pairings of Chess League 2 Technical 2018

Table 2. Starting rank crosstable of league players for Technical 2018

Saturday, September 8, 2018

IM Jimmy Liew winner of Ng6 Chess Tournament 2018

8 September 2018, Kuala Lumpur - IM Jimmy Liew emerged as the overall champion of the Ng6 Chess Tournament 2018 held at the DAT Chess Center in Star Parc Point, Kuala Lumpur today. Jimmy Liew scored 6.5 points from 7 rounds of play.

Photo 1. IM Jimmy Liew (with trophy) with Organisers and Arbiters of Ng6 Chess Tournament 2018 (photo courtesy of NM Mohd Kamal Abdullah).


Figure 1. Winners of Ng6 Chess Tournament 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Results of FIDE Arbiters Seminar in Kuala Lumpur

5 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - The results of the recently concluded FIDE Arbiters Seminar held in Kuala Lumpur from 20 to 24th August 2018 has been posted on fide.com.  15 participants attended and 14 participants sat for the exams.


Photo 1. Participants of FIDE Arbiters Seminar in Kuala Lumpur held on 20-24 August 2018 with IA Takis Nikolopoulos and IA Abdul Hamid Majid.

To read the results, please visit the link below:-


https://www.fide.com/component/content/article/15-chess-news/11136-fide-arbiters-seminar-in-kuala-lumpur-malaysia-results.html

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Sunway Inaugural Chess Tournament 2018

4 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - There will be an upcoming chess tournament called Sunway Inaugural Chess Tournament 2018 with category Open. It will be a 7 round Swiss Tournament with 20 minutes time.

Registration link Open/U12 Category : https://goo.gl/forms/LSdaTOT044OpdkXJ2

Figure 1. Sunway Inaugural Chess Tournament 2018

For further information, please contact Dharsshana 011-37961417 or Joanavene 018-2298030.

Address of Sunway University College : 5, Jalan Universiti, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Monday, September 3, 2018

1st Chess Warrior Team Rapid Open Championship 2018, 17 Sep 2018

3rd Sept 2018, Kuala Lumpur - A new team rapid will be taking place two weeks from today. It is the First Chess Warrior Team Rapid Open 2018. It will have two categories - Open and Under-17 years of age.

Figure 1. Flyer for 1st Chess Warrior Team Rapid Championship 2018 (Open/ U-17)

To get more information, please contact En Mohd Rizal, hp:017-7402071, En Syawal, hp: 012-2580250.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Haikal Zharif winner of ICE Serie 6 Chess Challenge 2018

2 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - Haikal Zharif emerged as the new champion for the ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018. He collected 7.5 points from eight rounds and the winner's trophy.

His performance rating was 1846 for the tournament.

Table 1. Final Round 8 results - ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6.

Photo 1. Haikal Zharif Abdul Jamil, the champion
Photo 2. Top five winners of ICE Serie 6 2018 with IA Peter Long  and NA Shamsuddin Sabri

To see more photos of winners, please visit the facebook link of ICE Chess Challenge 2018 here.

Round 8 pairings ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018

2 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - Here are the round 8 pairings for the ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018. Haikal Zharif Abdul Jamil is leading still with 6.5 points from 7 rounds.


Table 1. Round 8 pairings, ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018
Photo 1. Top board Manavalan Siddharth Krishnan vs Haikal Zharif, Round 8.

Haikal Zharif maintains lead going into Round 7, ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6

2 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - After a late finish by the top board in round 6, the round 7 finally started at 2.05 pm. Haikal Zharif is clear leader with 5.5 points. He meets Iwan Schani on top board of round 7.

Table 1. Round 7 pairings, ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018.

Photo 1. Haikal Zharif vs Iwan Schani on top board of round 7.

Ng6 Chess Tournament 2018

2 Sept 2018, Kuala Lumpur - There will be a chess tournament held at DAT Chess Centre named Ng6 Chess Tournament 2018 on 8 Sept 2018. It will be an individual rapid chess over 7 rounds with a time control of 15 minutes plus 5 seconds increment.



Please contact Tournament director: Razali Hamzah (Ng6) 012-9720103
or Chief Arbiter: Abdul Hamid Majid 019-3158098

Round 6 pairings ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018, Haikal Zharif leads

2nd Sept 2018, Kuala Lumpur - Here are the round 6 pairings of the ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018 held on the second day of the tournament. On top board is Haikal Zharif  and Hamid Mohd Syaaril. 

Table 1. Round 6 pairings, ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018.

Photo 1. Hamid Mohd Syaahil vs Haikal Zharif on top board round 6.

Round 5 Results, Haikal Zharif outright leader ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6

2 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - Here at ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018, Haikal Zharif Abdul Jamil has emerged outright leader. He has scored 4.5 points from 5 rounds of play. The two top boards drew their games. The fifth round finished late into 11.20 am as board 17 had an endgame battle. White hoping for a stalemate. In the end black pieces won the game.

Table 1. Round 5 results, ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018.

Photo 1. Razali@Ng6 (2nd from right) and Abdullah Che Hassan on left and right of  FA Emran MT (centre). NA Hafizul (on left) and yours truly on right.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Round 5 pairings, ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018

1 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - Here are the round 5 pairings that will start at 9.00 am, ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018. 


 
Table 1. Round 5 pairings, ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018.

Four players in the lead after round 3, ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018

1 Sep 2018, Kuala Lumpur - Here are the round 4 pairings of the ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018.  Four players are unbeaten after round 3. Mohd Bakri, Iwan Schani, Suhaimi Asmuni and Haikal Zharif are playing on top two boards of round 4. It is a FIDE-rated tournament using a 30 minutes plus 30 seconds increment per player per move.

On top board, Mohd Bakri against Iwan Schani, and second board, Suhaimi meets Haikal Zharif.
Photo 1. Mohd Bakri (left) vs Iwani Schani on board One, round 4.

Photo 2. Haslindah bt Ruslan vs Edwin MauYew Jiun on board 13, round 4.


Table 1. Round 4 pairings, ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018

Table 2. Ranking After Round 3, ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018



Table 3. Round 3 results ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6

Nine Players With Two Full Points, ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018

1 Sept 2018, Kuala Lumpur - Nine players are in the top with two full points from two rounds of play at ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018 in Puchong. Top seed is Kamar Dani Abu Kassim (Photo 1) with a rating of 1553.

Photo 1. Kamar Dani (in striped shirt) vs Mohd Bakri, top board, Round 3.


Figure 1. Round 3 pairings, ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018.

Figure 2. Ranking after round 2, ICE Chess Challenge Serie 6 2018.