Thursday, September 04, 2008


After 3 series of Pencarian Jaguh Catur Terengganu Hashim Jusoh is leading other players with 233 grand prix points, already winning 1 series and finished with comfortable position in 2 series he almost sure for a place in the grand final.Hashim is closely followed by Norazmi Mohd Nor who have 202 points and Abdul Rahim Ramli with 185 points.

In under 18 category Khairul Nazrin Ahmad Nashir is leading other with 241 point, second place is Mohd Amirul Zahanuddin with 219 points.Third place is Ahmad Jalalullah Mohd.Lastly in under 12 category Mohd Huzaimi Abd Jalal on the top spot with 274 point , second place Mohd Aiman Azani 245 and third place is Siti Asiah Sabirin with 232 points.
The Grand final of Pencarian Jaguh Catur Terengganu will be play at Pusat Dagangan Terengganu on 18th to 22nd Disember 2008 , the event will be rated and total prize money offer is RM18,000.Only top 30 players from the 3 categories will be selected to play in the grand final.
  • Grand prix points shown for top 20 pointer in open section only
  1. Hashim Jusoh 233
  2. Nor Azmi Mohd Nor 202
  3. Abd Rahim Ramli 185
  4. Fairul Yusuf 161
  5. Heng Aik Kiat 151
  6. Gani Kadir 148
  7. Abd Kadir Jailani 145
  8. Ahmad Rizal Othman 124
  9. Abd Latif Abd Halim 111
  10. Suhaidi Mustaffa 107
  11. Hisamullah Harun 76
  12. Alias Mohd Amin 68
  13. Nor Azma Adila Alias 59
  14. Mohd Razif Abd Rahman 58
  15. Zaharuddin Sulaiman 57
  16. Muhammad Arshad 56 ( I played 2 series only ma )
  17. Mohd Asyraf Zakaria 56
  18. Izzuddin Abd Salam 52
  19. Ruzenan Abu Bakar 51
  20. Hamedi Zaidi Mamat Sidek 44

Tuesday, September 02, 2008


If you intrested to play in the Grand final of Pencarian Jaguh Catur please register here : For non Terengganu players with Fide rating only.Your name and email and contact number (only your name will appear ).

  1. Ismail Ahmad
  2. Lim Kian Hwa
  3. Syed Iskandar
  4. Marzuki Mat
  5. Afiq Afyfy
  6. Tun Seri Lanang
  7. Kamaluddin Yusuf
  8. Mohd Fairin Zakaria
  9. Kamalariffin Wahiduddin
  10. Nik Ahmad Faruqi
  11. Mohd Hussin Jamil
  12. Mohd Shakir Syazmir Azhar
  13. Mohd Kamal Abdullah
  14. Md Fadli Zakaria
  15. NM Edward Lee
  16. Ian Udani
  17. Pereira Johnharry (Fide 1927)
  18. David Gates (Fide 1738)
  19. Abdullah Che Hassan
  20. Faizal Andin
  21. Mat Zaki Yeop
  22. Syazrin Abdul Rahman
  23. Azizul Mat Daud


Pencarian Jaguh Catur Terengganu Grand Final will be held on 18 t0 22rd of December at Terengganu Trade Center (TTC).This event will be rated and only FIDE rated players will be invited.Pusat Minda Terengganu currently organising 5 series of state level chess event , 3 series already held and two more will be organise in October and November. Only 30 selected players from 5 series who accumulated highest points will be invited to play in the grand final.Only players with FIDE rating will be accepted to play in the grand final.The tournament will offer total prize money of RM18,000.

Participants who are playing this series represents their districts in Terengganu.Pusat Minda Terengganu was established by former chief minister of Terengganu Dato Seri Haji Idris Jusoh and Dr Wan Shaari Wan Ismail is Chief Operation Officer.Pusat Minda Terengganu and State Government will definitely will boost quality and quantity Terengganu chess in general with its programs.
Ever since the introduction of Pencarian Jaguh Catur Terengganu a lot of new faces emerge.Hopefully Pusat Minda and State Government will continue to support chess activities in Terengganu for long time.Below are details of Grand final Pencarian Jaguh Catur Terengganu.All tournament details will be finalised by Pusat Minda Terengganu (Mindcet).The official entry form distribute by Pusat Minda Terengganu later.
  • Date 18 to 22 nd Disember 2008
  • Place Pusat Dagangan Terengganu (TTC)
  • Organiser Pusat Minda Terenggan and Terengganu State Government
  • Type of event : Fide rated event ( 9 round )
  • Number of round: 9 round
  • Time control :90 minute plus 30 second increment
  • Participant : FIDE rated players only
  • Entry Fee : RM50
  • Playing schedule : two round per day except on final day (22nd Disember)
  • Prize fund

  1. RM5,000
  2. RM3,500
  3. RM2,500
  4. RM2,000
  5. RM1,500
  6. RM1,000
  7. RM 800
  8. RM 700
  9. RM 500
  10. RM 500

More details will be post later.

Sunday, August 31, 2008


Local chess player of Dungun Suhaidi Mustaffa simply too good for others players to catch up in Dungun Open chess tournament which ended yesterday.He collected 6 points in a row and RM500 to become Dungun Open champion.Hashim Jusoh with 5.5 points finished second place and Pahang player Sulaiman Johari 5.5 points end up third place.Full results below.

  1. Suhaidi Mustaffa 6 points (RM300)
  2. Hashim Jusoh 5.5 points (RM300)
  3. Sulaiman Johari 5.5 points (RM200)
  4. Fairul Yusof 5.5 points (RM200)
  5. Md Khair Wahiduddin 5.5 points (RM100)
  6. Abd Kadir Jailani 5.5 points (RM50)
  7. Syed Azizi Abd Rahman 5 points (RM50)
  8. Mohd Azrul Abd Majid 5 points (RM50)
  9. Hamidi Taib 5 points (RM50)
  10. Hisamullah Harun 5 points (RM50)