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Friday, November 06, 2009

TAL MEMORIAL CHESS TOURNAMENT 2009

The Tal Memorial Chess Tournament is named after Mikhail Tal the 8th world chess champion.He died at the age of 55 years old in Moscow June 1992.He also known as The Magician From Riga.His is famous for sacrificed material in search for the initiative.

The tournament which started in 2006 now continue with 2009 edition.I had the opportunity to follow the category 21 event last night live.Ten of world class granmasters took part and for those with access with live games sure will enjoy the live broadcast.Round starts at 8.00 pm Malaysia time.

Round 1 however all five boards ended with a draw.Will the defending champion Ivanchuk able to defence the title ?May be we have to wait until the event finished on 14th November.You can go to playchess com to download and also chessdom com to watch live games.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

LAGRAVE AND SOUMYA ARE THE WORLD JUNIORS CHAMPION




























France Granmaster Lagrave has won the world junior title after completed the 13 round tournament with 10.5points.He won 8 games and drew 5 games including drew with Belarussian Zhigalko in the 6th round.Zhigalko had to be satisfied with the second place due to his lower tie break score.Third place was won by Polish Grandmaster Michal Olszewski with 9 points.


In the girls category India Soumya Swaminathan with 9.5 points was declared as a champion after beating two other girls on tiebreak.Turkish players Yildiz Betul who was leading until 12 round drew againt her opponent from India.






Final standing for boys click here

Final standing for girls click here

SOURCE FROM : ARGENTINA CHESS DEDERATION AND SWISS MANAGER HOMEPAGE AND CHESSBASE

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

WORLD JUNIOR UNDER 20 UPDATE







GM MAXIME LAGRAVE VACHIER


WIM YILDIZ BETUL CEMRE

World Junior Chess Championship for under 20 in Argentina continues and the final round will be play tomorrow.Grandmaster Zhigalko of Belarus with 10 points is leading with halfpoint over France GM Lagrave.Zhigalko never lost any games in this event and in the final round he is due to play with Ivan Popov of Russia.

In the girls section WIM Yildiz Betul Cemre of Turkey is leading with 9 points and will be playing with India Monisha Mohanty who has 7.5 points.If the Turkish player get a draw she will be install the new world champion and surely will boost morale Turkish chess players in her native country that will host the world youth championship next week.

Click here for boy crosstable
Click here for girl crosstable




SOURCES FROM :SWISS MANAGER HOMEPAGE/CHESSDOM/CHESSBASE

Monday, November 02, 2009

KUALA KRAI OPEN : CLOSING CEREMONY VIDEO

Result for under 12 category click here video






My 6 years old son won 1st prize for under 9 category

UIA OPEN RESULT

Below are picture of result UIA open which ended yesterday that I received from Mohd Syazwan Zulkifli.


Sunday, November 01, 2009

UIA OPEN: LIM YEE WENG IS THE CHAMP

The Universiti Islam Antarabangsa open rapid event one of the strongest rapid event yet for this year.From the list that I received from Mohd Shazwan Zulkifli the 9th place winner I can see almost country top players were there.From Lim Yee Weng to Nicholas Chan and Ian Udani.Lim Yee Weng emerged a clear winner with 6.5 points from seven games.Sharing second place to fifth place are Nicholas Chan,Sumant Subramaniam,Edward Lee and Jax Tham.Terengganu Nor Ilhamuddin 5 points finished 15th place.

MY FRITZ 12



My frit 12 just arrived and now exploring the function and to get my self familiar with all the function.If you interested to buy the programme please contact me.Original copy at RM300 including delivery charges.

NOVEMBER FIDE RATING LIST

FIDE rating list for November just came out.As expected Topalov of Bulgaria maintained the no 1 spot with 2810.Second on the list is chess prodigy Magnus Calsen who reached 2801 after briliant performence in Nanjing Pearl spring Tournament few weeeks ago.Who knows what this kid will achieved for the next 5 years, will he win the world championship ?

On the Malaysia front Mas Hafizul with 2419 is the number one in Malaysia and Nicholas Chan reached 2402 and IM Mok 2389 still short 11 points from the magic 2400.

And lastly our very own Nor Ilhamuddin is now 2044 and maintained his status as Terengganu number one player.Ilahmuddin played 18 games during the rating period.None other Terengganu players played rated event during that period.Also a few other Terengganu players like Ruzenan Abu Bakar,Abdul Rahim Ramli,Hisamullah Harun and Siti Nuraihan need to play between two or four games in order to be rated.

For Malaysia top players list base on rating click here

For world top 100 players click here

NORAZMI CRUISE TO VICTORY

Season chess player Norazmi Mohd Nor from Dungun Terengganu cruised to win the Kuala Krai Open (Kejohanan Catur Terbuka Petra 2)yesterday with perfect score 7/7.One hundred players majority from Kelantan took part in this tournament.Kelantan former top player Muhd Bakri Jusoh score 6 points losing a game to eventual champion to finish second.Izuddin Ahayat also from Kelantan finished 3rd place also 6 points with lower tie break.Former UPSI palyer Nik Mohd Nazri finished 4th place.

Complete table click here.