2 Oct 2016, Kuala Lumpur – In Langkawi, Kedah, Nik Ahmad Farouqi wins the Langkawi Chess Open 2016 with 6.5 points. Second, Zaidan Zulkipli and third, IM Mas Hafizulhelmi with 6.0 points. Only two fiipinos here, Nelson Villanueva in sixth place and Felix E Gonzales in ninth with 5.5 points.
One hundred and twenty eight participants took part in this year’s Langkawi Chess Open 2016.
Final Round 7 Results:
2 Oct 2016, Kuala Lumpur – In Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Yeoh Li Tian wins the Dato Sri Dr R Prushotman Chess Open 2016 with 5.5 points from six rounds of play. Second, Lye Lik Zang with 5 points and third, Mohd Hafizul Ishak.
Forty-five players participated in the inaugural chess tournament in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan.
Final Round 6 Results:
2 Oct 2016, Kuala Lumpur – In the Rompin International Chess Open, PMSICO 2016 (Open) was won by IM Pascua Haridas of the Philippines. Second, IM Senador Emmanuel and third by Ian Udani. All top three players ended with 7.5 points each but separated by tie-break points. In fact, eight of the top ten places were won by Filipino chess players. The remaining two were Malaysians, CM Mohd Kamal Abdullah in fifth spot and Kamaluddin Yusof at eighth spot.
142 players participated in the keen contest for the Rompin International Open 2016 of which nine are from Philippines and the rest Malaysians.
Final Ranking of Rompin Open 2016:
27 Sep 2016, Kuala Lumpur – Here are two more chess events for the month of October 2016.
1) Kejohanan Catur Piala ADUN Bangi 2016 Kali Ke-4..pada 16 Oktober 2016 ..cara daftar & syarat kelayakan, sila rujuk http://www.caturbangi.blogspot.my
2) Catur GIANT SETAPAK 2016 Kali Ke-2 pada 23 Oktober 2016..maklumat lanjut akan dimuatkan di http://www.cerdikcatur.blogspot.my
18 Sep 2016, Kuala Lumpur – In the 11th GOLDIS Malaysia Chess Challenge 2016, Indonesian, Kamalsyah Muhammad scored an awesome 8.0 points from 9 rounds of play. In second position is Malaysian, Tan Yong Zhao with 7.5 points and third, Malaysian Yusoff Fairul with 7.0 points.
Ranking after 9 rounds for 11th GOLDIS Malaysia Chess Challenge 2016 as follows:
18 Sep 2016, Kuala Lumpur – The final 9th round confirms that GM S Dhopade Swapnil of India final score of 7.5 points is the most outstanding of the group.
Here are the round 9 results:
17 Sep 2016, Kuala Lumpur – Here is a game played by Nur Nabila Azman Hisham of Malaysia as black on the third board against a stronger opponent Biljana Dekic, Australia during the recent Baku Chess Olympiad 2016. Or visit my other fireyrook chess blog to view the game – http://fireyrook.blogspot.my/2016/09/nur-nabilas-game-in-round-8-against_17.html