Thursday, October 29, 2009


The world junior for under 20 continues and last night round 7 was played.On board 1 they were encounter between GM Lagrave and Li Chao which ended in a drew from petroff opening.This game may attaract Petroff lovers especially my good friend USM open champion Ruzenan Abu Bakar.

After 7 round of play Belarussian GM Zhigalko is the current leader with 6 points ,crosstable click here


This weekend there will be 2 chess tournaments one in Kelantan and the other one at the Universiti Islam Malaysia Gombak Selangor.

Below are the particular :-

To register and information please call these number.Participant please confirm your entry in order to avoid any inconvenient.

Norsharmila Zabani (03-6196 5393)
Ahmad Fadzil Nayan (013-9531278)
Nurul Azlina Bakrin (017-4625224)

and for players in East Coast please register with me asap as I will be at Kuala Krai as an arbiter .Temerloh Open Champion Norazmi Mohd Nor alrady confirm his entry to this tounament and my fellow blogger Badbishop will be playing also.I will update the event regularly through if I can access the internet.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009


The world under 20 chess championship in Argentina continues and French super grandmaster (GM) Vacier lagrave is just ahead of (GM)Zhigalko of Belarus although each have 5 points.Both of them drew when they played in the six round.

Lagrave will be playing with Li Chao of China and the latter will be playing with Rodshtein of Israel.After a few round I noticed that Philipine Wesley So didnt played in this championship.My earlier reports base on info from swiss manager crosstable.

In the girl section Padmini Rout is the sole leader with 5 points and follow closely by Turkish player Betul and Chinese Zhang Xiaowen both have an equal 4.5 points from 6 games.

You may follow live game here which start at 17.00 Argentina time and I believe 5 am Malaysia time.For crosstable click here