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Chess Tournaments/Matches
(November 2014 to January 2015) 

Date       Tournament      Download Form   
   16   
  November 
 
Cheras Juniors Age Group 2014 
(National rated) 
Orgainsed by Cheras Chess Academy
(Kuala Lumpur)   
 
Click to download form. 
  
  1 & 2 
 December  

  
  
16th Kids for Chess Camp 
Orgainsed by Cheras Chess Academy
(Collin Madhavan FT)
(Kuala Lumpur)  
  
Click here for more details
  


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22 & 23  November  
 National Rapid & Blitz Tournament 2014
(FIDE rated)
(Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP),Perak)
 
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1 to 6  December   

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

 

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6 & 7  December 

 
Penang Chess League
(Penang)
  

  
For more details, please email estan64@gmail.com or euhong@euhong.net 
   Or  sms Tan Eng Seong at 
  6012-4299517
 
8 to 12  December   
Penang Open
(FIDE rated)
(Penang)
 
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Online registration

5 to 8   December   

Singapore Chess Federation's 
31st National Age Group Chess Championships
(FIDE rated)
(
Singapore)
  

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1  to 9 
January 2015
 
New Zealand Open Championships
(FIDE rated)
(
New Zealand)
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26 to 31   January 2015
19th GACC International Inter-varsity Chess Championship
(FIDE rated)
(Kuala Lumpur)  
  
Click for brochure

Click for rules (Malaysians)

Click for registration form (Malaysians)

Click for invitation letter
  

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Random photos 

GACC group Selfie
One for the album. 

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Floats like a Butterfly and stings like a Bee! Playing Chess in a very relaxed way. 


The kid on the right gives his assessment of his position. Looks about right. 

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Hong Kong (October 2014)


Occupy Central Hong Kong. Visited Cause Bay during this visit. 
 


Training with some of the my Hong Kong juniors.  

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IA Hamid Majid - organiser of the Malaysian Chess 
Festival for the past 11 years!! Well done sir! 
(Photo credited to Khong Wai Cheong)


IA KK Chan - Chief Arbiter at the Malaysian Chess Open 2014!
(Photo credited to Khong Wai Cheong)
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Cheras Juniors Age Group 2014 
(National rated) 
Orgainsed by Cheras Chess Academy
(Kuala Lumpur)   

Date: 
  
16th November (Sunday)  
  
Time: 
 
9 am to 5 pm 
  
Venue: 
 
Sakura Room, International Youth Centre, 
Jalan Yaacob Latif, Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras,56000 KL.
  
Organiser: 
 
Cheras Chess Academy and assisted by GACC. 
  
Events:
  
Under-12 and Under-18 
  

2 tournaments, 2 sets of prizes!!

Tournament A
(Rated for Malaysian Ratings)


Cheras Rapid (20 minutes each)

Format: 5 Rounds Swiss 
Time: 9 am to 1.15 pm
Medals: Top 20 under-12 Boys 
Top 10 under-18 Boys 
Top 5 under-12 Girls
Top 5 under-18 Girls
Certificate of Participation for ALL. 

Tournament B


Cheras Blitz (5 minutes each)

Format: 9 Rounds Swiss 
Time: 2 to 5 pm
Medals: Top 10 under-12 Boys 
Top 10 under-18 Boys 
Top 5 under-12 Girls
Top 5 under-18 Girls

Entry fee: 
  
RM 50 (includes lunch + 2 tournaments)  
  
Closing date:  
  
12th of November (Wednesday) or when there are 
no more available places
Contact:
  
Collin Madhavan 016-2123578 & Doris 016-6996494. 
(sms) or email to geodat@yahoo.com
 

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16th Kids for Chess Camp 
1& 2 December 2014
Cheras Chess Academy
(Collin Madhavan FT)
(Kuala Lumpur)  

    The Cheras Chess Academy, Kids for Chess Program & Imagine Software welcomes you to its 
16th Kids for Chess Camp. The course has been designed to be fun and informative for beginners right up to the aspiring tournament player. 

   The Chess camp is headed by Fide Trainer & Candidate Master Collin Madhavan who will be ably assisted by a team of very capable and experienced trainers. 

  The participation fee has been subsidised and will be as  follow:

RM90 for Beginners,
    RM100 for Lower Intermediate players,
         RM110 for higher Intermediate, & 
              RM150 for Tournament player. 

       All Chess equipment will be provided. If there should be any further enquiries, please feel free to message Collin at +6016-2123578 or send me an email at geodat@yahoo.com.

      The closing date for submitting the forms is 29th of November 2014. Please note there are limited places for the Camp. So please sign up early so as to avoid disappointment.      

   Some photos from our earlier Chess Camps 
are featured below.
    
 

 
 
Winners of the training tournaments and a few of the coaches. 
  

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

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Raising funds for the 
9th GACC International Inter-varsity 
Chess Championship in January 2015
(University Malaya)

       The students from GACC are organising the 19th GACC International Inter-varsity 
Chess Championship in January 2015 (see above for details)
and are in the 
midst of raising funds for the event. Next on their list of activities is the 

Cheras Juniors Age Group 2014 where
they will assist the Cheras Chess Academy. 
The organisers of the event have pledged the net proceeds from the event go 
towards the GACC fund. The students will also be selling T-shirts, chess sets 
and chess books at the venue. 

If you like to make a contribution to the GACC International Inter-varsity Chess
Championship in January 2015, please send us an email at
geodat@yahoo.com

You can also help raise funds by joining the Cheras Juniors Age Group 2014 
and/or visit us on the day of the event and buy some of the items on sale.

     Below are a few photos from this year's Malaysian Chess Festival 
where the students  assisted the organisers. 


The night before the big event. 


Always a smile and the Peace sign! 


Always ready to assist. 


All set for the Swensen Age Group 2014 


Picture perfect


Setting the chess clocks


Crowd control


And the winners are .... 

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Malaysian Chess  
Festival 2014 

The Malaysian Chess Festival 2014 consisted of the following events: 
1) 11th IGB Dato’ Arthur Tan International Open Chess Championship
2) 5th KLK Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng International Seniors Open Chess Championship 
3) Bukit Kiara Malaysia Chess Challenge
4) Bukit Kiara Rapid Chess Open 
5) 5th Swensen’s Age Group Championship
6) 34th ASTRO Merdeka Team Chess Championship
7) Malaysian Festival Blitz 


Grandmaster Zhang Zhong - winner of the Malaysian Chess Open 2014


WIM Gong Qianyun (Singapore) drawing against the Vietnamese GM (left).


IM Nitin S (India)


WGM Medina Warda Aulia 


You are not alone. We all know this feeling when we lose a game of chess. 


And again. Another boy after losing his game. 
He is not even able to look at his opponent.  

                   

Malaysian National Chess Ratings 
as at 1 July 2014

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

Click to download the rating list

                   

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

#181
 
 White to play and win   

#182

White to play and win   

Solution:   
 
 
 
 
 

   
    
 
 

 

 

 1.Qh6 Qf8 2.Qxh7+! Kxh7 3.hxg6+ Kxg6 4.Be4# 1–0 Fischer - Magmarsuren 1967

Solution:              
  
  
  
 
       
                
   
   
      
 
    

 


1.Bxe5 fxe5 2.Qd5+ 1–0 Miles - Timman 1985

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