Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Sukan Kerja Raya - Team Chess In Kuantan, Pahang

Pix 1. L to R: Khair, Khairunissa', Miss X, Nurul Huda.
16 December 2010, Kuantan - At the Wisma Belia Building along Jalan Sultan Abdullah in Kuantan, the team chess event for the biannual Sukan Kerja Raya is taking place and the appointed tournament director is none other than Khairunissa'. She along with sister Nurul Huda and brother, Khair will help to organise this year's chess event. Sukan Kerja Raya is a sports event held once in two years with participation of 27 concessionaire companies and government departments in the highway and road maintenance industry. The event is taking place over three full days from 15-17 December 2010 in Kuantan, Pahang.

Pix 2. Wisma Belia Building in Kuantan, tournament venue.

Pix 3. Kementerian Kerja Raya chess team - (r to l) Taib, fireyrook, Halim, Hamzah.
Seven teams registered but six teams turned up tonight at the Wisma Belia. The format of the tournament is a six round swiss event with one team taking a bye in turn. In the first round which started at 8.40 pm tonight, team KKR lost narrowly 1.5-2.5 to host team JKR Pahang. Top seeds, CIDB beat Building Lindungan 4-0. PLUS Berhad had a walkover from HCM Engineering, the team that did not turn up, 4-0. Senai Desaru Expressway had a bye and considered as a win and gets an automatic 2 points.

Second round results. KKR beat Building Lindungan, 4-0. JKR Pahang won their match 4-0 as well against Senai Desaru Expressway. Meanwhile CIDB just won the first board and the other three boards were still playing by the time we left the playing hall at 12.10 midnight. Time control is 1 hour per player without increment.

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