Friday, November 18, 2011


Terengganu will be represented by five players in the Asian Amateur Chess Championship due on 25 of  November this month at Crowne Plaza Mutiara Hotel in Kuala Lumpur .They are Nor Ilhamuddin  Shaik Ali (Fide rating  of  1984),Abdul Rahim Ramli ( 1918 ) ,Fairul Yusoff  ( 1916 ) ,Ruzenan Abu Bakar  and Muhammad Arshad.Ruzenan and yours truly needs four rated games to get listed in Fide rating.

The champion will received USD1500 while second place is USD 1100 and third prize is USD 800.They are also four unrated prize offered here,the best unrated  will received USD 400,runner up USD 300,third USD 200 and USD 100 for fourth place winner.In this case if  I am lucky enough I will win either one of the prize offered.

Players list from Datcc