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Chess Tournaments
(August to December 2015) 

Date       Tournament      Download Form   
23 August

Cheras Rapid 
Juniors 2015

 
As at 16
August

 


Click for the list of paid registered players
  


 

 

 

22 August
(Saturday)

Kejohanan Catur Terbuka 
SMK Datuk Haji Abdul Wahab 2015
(National rated event) 
(Sungei Siput)
 
Click to download form. 
16 Sep. 

   
Malaysia Day KL Junior 2015
(Age Group event)
Organised by MSSKL Teachers 
(Kuala Lumpur)
   

Click to download form. 
16 Sep.       
Malaysia Day 2015
(Open event)
Organised by MSSKL Teachers 
(Kuala Lumpur)
      
Click to download form. 
  
15 to 17 Sep. 
  

FIDE Trainers’ Seminar 2015
(Kuala Lumpur)
 
  
Click to download prospectus. 

Click to download participant's form. 
  

   
18 to 27 
September  
   
       
Malaysian Chess Festival  2015
(FIDE & National rated event) 
(Kuala Lumpur)
       
Click to download form. 
1 & 2 
December
  
 18th Kids for Chess Camp 
Organised by Cheras Chess Academy 
(Kuala Lumpur)

  

Details to be  
announced soon.
4 to 6 
December
 
KL Masters 2015
Organised by MSSKL Teachers 
(FIDE & National rated event)
(Kuala Lumpur)
 

Open &  
Novice under 1600


More details soon.
   
7 to 12 
December
    
     
  
Penang Open
(FIDE & National rated event) 
(Penang)
   
    
  
   
Click to download the details (prospectus). 
   

Register online
   
12 to 13 
December
  
Penang Chess League 2015 Team Event
(National rated event) 
(Penang)
  
 
Details to be  
announced soon.
 
14 to 19 
December
  
Johor Open
(FIDE & National rated event)
(Johore Bahru)
  
Details to be  
announced soon.

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Random photos 

Breaking news: 
 

Hong Kong: A parking place for Giant Chess Pieces?? 

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Jimmy Liew's new book. 
The Veresov move by move
(by Everyman Chess)
  

If you're interested to purchase a copy, please email to Jimmy Liew (cmliew@gmail.com 
or Collin (geodat@yahoo.com). The book will also be on sale on 23 August at the 
venue of Cheras Rapid Juniors 2015. 



Azwan (left) after purchasing a copy of Jimmy's (standing on the right) book. 

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Nazmi emerges Champion at the Karnival Sukan Paralympik in June 2014

Ahmad Nazmi did well to emerge champion at the Karnival Sukan Paralympik on  
13 & 14 June 2014. He qualifies to play in the final selection tournament to represent 
Malaysia at this year's SEA Games Paralympic Chess tournament in Singapore 
later this year. in the past, Nazmi has represented Malaysia at the 
Paralympic Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur. 
 

 

Ahmad Nazmi (seated) posing with IM Jimmy Liew. 
Congratulations Nazmi. Keep it up! 

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Academy training


Coach Olivia's chess puzzle has gotten the attention of all the players except for 
the boy second from the left. His eyes are fixed on his friend's bag of chips!! Ha. 
 
 
At four plus, little Ezra is quite keen on Chess. A future chess champ? 
Let's see but for the time being she's happy just playing for fun. 


Coach Efren from The Philippines coaching at one of our training sessions. 
  
 

IM Jimmy Liew (right) looking at the French Defence 
 
 

IM Jimmy Liew (right) revisits the English Opening with Darrel and Nazmi
 

Yes, chess is fun too. 


Azwan from Kedah playing against Jian Yang. 

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Hong Kong Chess Federation Rapid 
and Blitz tournaments 2015 


Adrian (right) in a tense position. 


A section of the players in action. 


Gerent (right) and buddy Adrian (looking at the camera) 


And another round begins! 


The Garcerans, Mei Jing and Miguel, on the left. 


One for the album. well done boys! 


Joey (left) battling it out to the end. 

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  17th Kids for Chess Camp 
1& 2 June 2015
Cheras Chess Academy
(Collin Madhavan FT)
(Kuala Lumpur)  


Coach Olivia has the participants all thinking with this position in the board. 


The Lower Intermediate L2 section. 


Ben (left) in the Beginners section.


Little Chew (with hands on his head) contemplating his next move. 


Kamal doing a quick revision on technique. 
Collin listens in.


All eyes on Jimmy's Veresov game! 


Training tournament is on! 


Solving chess problems & writing chess moves!! 
Well done kids.


The Lower Intermediate L1 section with Eddy Kwan. 


Natalie (left) watches Mickie's game. 


Chee Fatt (left) and Zhi Thong (Perak MSSM player) 


"Okay, who's knows the answer?" 


Kamal gets the attention of the beginners. 


The Pawn endgames. 


Lunchtime


 

My cheeky little Brenda (right) with Syuen. 


Anba (middle) accompanies his son at lunchtim. 


Trainers and old friends get to chat at lunchtime. 
From left: Jax Tham, Jimmy Liew and Kamal.


Time to relax
  


Winners of the Beginners training tournament


Jimmy sits with the Higher Intermediate participants 


Certificates of Participation being given out by coach Doris


And more certificates. 


The Beginners 'graduating' from this section. 


The Higher Intermediate section. 


Junior Masters participants with their trainers


Winners of the Lower Intermediate (L1 & L2) training tournaments


Winners of the Higher Intermediate training tournament.


Winners of the Junior Master training tournament


Bok Siang was given the honour of taking a personal photo with International 
Master Jimmy Liew for knowing who Jimmy is in Malaysian Chess

               

7th Davidson Age 
Group Chess Open 2015
(24 May 2015)
Cheras Chess Academy
(Kuala Lumpur)  

A total of 249 players took part in the 7th Davidson Age Group Chess Open 2015. Below follows photos from the event and the final results. 


Tense battle between Melanie and Nazim


Playing for top honours: Darrel versus Azim


Winners in the under-9 Girls category. Cikgu Sudin gave away the medals


Winners in the under-12 Girls category. 
Cikgu Sudin once again gave away the medals


Winners in the under-18 Girls category. 


Winners in the under-18 Boys section. 


Winners in the under-9 Boys category. Ms Doris gave away the medals


Winners in the under-12 Boys category.


Cikgu Sudin uploading the results to the Chess Results website


Winners in the under-9 Girls category. Cikgu Sudin gave away the medals


Thanks to the team from GACC (students from Universiti Malaya) and Olivia

 


Lunchtime 


Lunchtime 

Results

Under-18 Open

 

  
Under-12 Boys

 

Under-12 Girls

   

Under-9 Boys

 

Under-9 Girls

  

               

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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 whatsapps or sms us at  016-2123578, or send an to geodat@yahoo.com.

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Chess Puzzles

#191
 
 Black to play and win. 

#192

 Black to play and win.   

Solution:   
 
  
 
 
 
 
    
 
  

  
 

 
 

1. …… Qh4!! 2. Rg2 Qh2! 3. Rh2 Rg1 checkmate  Reiner-Steinitz 1860
Solution:              
  
   
       
                
   
   
      
    

 

 
 

 

1….. Rd2!! 2. Rg2 Rd1 3. Rg1 Rg1 checkmate

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