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Chess Tournaments/Matches
(August to December 2014) 

Date       Tournament      Download Form   
9 & 10
August 
   
SSTWO MALL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2014
(National rated)
(Petaling Jaya, Selangor)  
  
  
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16 August   
25th Tebrau Open Chess 
Tournament 2014
(Johor Bahru, Johore)  
  
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17 August   
ROYAL SELANGOR CLUB CHESS 
JUNIORS OPEN 2014
(Kuala Lumpur)   
 
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23 August   

3rd The Summit Chess Competition
(USJ, Selangor)  

 

 

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13 to 21 
September  

  
  
Malaysian Chess Festival 2014
11th IGB Dato’ Arthur Tan International Open Chess Championship

5th KLK Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng International Seniors Open Chess Championship 

9th AmBank Malaysia Chess Challenge

5th Swensen’s Age Group Championship

34th ASTRO Merdeka Team Chess Championship

(Fide and National rated)
(Kuala Lumpur)   
  
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1 to 6  December   

1st Johor International Chess Open 2014
(FIDE rated)
(Johor Bahru)

 

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Random photos 

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Kasparov spending a quiet moment in thought 
(June 2014 Macau)

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Hong Kong Chess


James (second from left) and Gerent Lee (third from right), 
did well at the Hong Kong Junior Rapid Chess Championships in May 2014. 


Steven is definitely a handful for IA Kk Chan. 
The young and talented Steven Kung did very well in his section of the  
at the Hong Kong Junior Rapid Chess Championships in May 2014. 


The boys taking a break during our training session. 


Back to training.


Adrian (left), Harold (middle) and James (right).

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15th Kids for Chess Camp 
29 & 30 May 2014
Cheras Chess Academy
(Collin Madhavan)
(Kuala Lumpur)  

   The 15th Kids for Chess Camp 2014 attracted almost a hundred participants. Organised by the Cheras Chess Academy and the Kids for Chess Program, the Chess camp was headed by Fide Trainer & Candidate Master Collin Madhavan who was  capably assisted by veteran player/coach Eddy Kwan, Miss Olivia Madhavan, Perak veteran coach Abu Bakar Martin, Ms Doris Wong, Mrs Eddy Kwan, Mr. Bob Yap and Cik Dianah. 

    All teaching material for the Chess Camp were carefully structured to increase the level of knowledge as well as interest in the game.


Darren (left) and Christine (right). 


From left: Giap, Megat and Bryan. 


Winners of the training tournaments and the coaches. 
(Beginners and Lower Intermediate categories.)


Winners of the training tournaments and the coaches. 
(Aspiring Tournament and Higher Intermediate categories.)


Coach Collin going through some endgame revision before starting on the new material. 


Coach Eddy Kwan with the participants from the Higher Intermediate. 


Perak strongman, Coach Abu Bakar Martin taking a very short breather.  


Coach Doris (standing right) and Bob (left) 


Nazmi (right) faces off against Ian Lee (left). 


Nur Aishah (left). 

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15th ASEAN+ Age-Group 
Chess Championships 2014


Singapore Grandmaster Wong Meng Kong


James and Steven at the dinner


Grandmaster Utut Adianto (left), Grandmaster Zhang Zhong (right) 
and me in the middle. 


Red card or yellow card? 
The Arbiters group photo

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KL Age Group 2014
MSSKL (Cikgu Suhairi)


Cikgu Suhairi briefing the participants before the start of the event. 
Seated on the left is Cikgu Samsuddin while Encik Saleh (Gila Catur) is on the right. 


Abu Bakar Martin from Sungei Siput, Perak at the briefing. 


Haji Saleh (standing left) and Reza (standing right). 


From left: Azahar, Hadi and Azman. 

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all three categories 

               

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National Age Group 
Championships 2014
(Bangi, Selangor)

               

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Malaysian National Chess Ratings 
as at 1 July 2014

To check on your latest Malaysian Chess ratings, please click on the link below. 

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Chess lessons in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

Day & Time: Sunday from 3 to 5 pm.

Levels:  All levels from beginner to tournament player.

Age: Children from 5 years of age to adults.

Who should join: Anyone who is interested to play Chess either for fun or to become a 
                         strong player. For your information, we have been running classes in Cheras 
                         for more than 7 years. 

Area: In Cheras, Kuala Lumpur (near Leisure Mall). 

Enquiries:  Please call/sms Collin at  016-2123578, or email us at geodat@yahoo.com.

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Chess Puzzles

#179
 
 White to checkmate Black in 3 moves.    

#180

White to checkmate Black in 3 moves. 

Solution:   
 
 
 
 
 

   
    
 
 

 

 

 1. Qxh8 Kxh8 2. Bf6 Kg8 3. Re8#   

Solution:              
  
  
  
 
       
                
   
   
      
 
    

 

 

    1. Nc7 Kf8 2. Qd8 Bxd8 3. Re8#

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