Sunday, December 24, 2017

Sumant wins UNITAR Open 2017

24 Dec 2017, Kuala Lumpur - FM Sumant Subramaniam won today's UNITAR Chess Open Championship 2017 with 6.5 point from seven rounds of rapid play. Kamaluddin Yusof in second place and Wazir Jaafar in third. Early favourite Manaog Stewart ended in fourth place.

Congratulations to all winners and organisers alike.

Here are the seventh round results of the UNITAR Chess Open Championship 2017 and full ranking list.

To see more chess results of the UNITAR Chess Open Championship 2017 please visit the following link :  here

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.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Registration Date for KIMMA Open 2018

23 Dec 2017, Kuala Lumpur - The closing date for the upcoming 2nd KIMMA Open Chess Championship 2018 will be on 7th January 2018. This 2nd KIMMA Open follows the highly successful chess open tournament held earlier this year in January 2017.  This time around a challenge trophy named after its sponsor, Datuk Seri Syed Ibrahim Kader will be up for grabs.

For chess enthusiasts, let's join this chess tournament and have some chess fun!

The following chess flyer from the organisers of the 2nd KIMMA Open Chess Tournament 2018 and registration form are as shown below.