Malaysia’s Performance at Baku Chess Olympiad 2016

17 Sep 2016, Kuala Lumpur – Some short takes on Malaysia’s performance at the recently concluded Baku Chess Olympiad 2016.

Malaysia Men’s team lost to Andorra 1.5-2.5 in round 11 Baku Olympiad 2016. Malaysia Men – finished in 134th rank with 8 points. 3 wins, 2 draws, 6 losses. Sumant Subramaniam earned a FIDE-Master Title.                        
Malaysia’s Women team finished in 25th rank after round 11 Baku Olympiad 2016. They achieved 14 points with 6 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses. Nur Nabila bt Azman Hashim earned herself a Women FIDE-Master Title.

Congrats to the Malaysian Women’s Chess Team that improved the nation’s ranking tremendously from 66th to 25th ranked. Congrats to Sumant Subramaniam and Nur Nabila bt Azman Hashim for earning their FIDE-Master titles in Baku. Also to the Men’s unsung heroes for helping out the women’s chess team with additional tips and training.

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