He is 12.
He is Grandmaster!!
That’s Gukesh D from India and he was here in Malaysia for the 2017 Selangor Open. The fact that he fell short on Sergei Karjakin record of being the youngest GM in the world losing by only 12 days is irrelevant. This…
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View More Malaysia’s Top 100 (Jan 2019)
1 Yeoh, Li Tian m MAS 2508 0 1999
2 Chan, Nicholas m MAS 2387 0 1986
3 Lye, Lik Zang f MAS 2377 9 2004
Happy New Year !!!
We celebrate 2019 with a happy 3 way clash of events. Happy because they cannot be further separated geographically (unless we have another in Sabah!).
Distance would mean each event will not affect the other allowing chess enthusi…
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Malaysian Cheah Cheok Fung and Cheah Kah Hoe also took part in the recently concluded Hong Kong LEAP 2018.
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The current joint leaders are:
View More Johor Open after 6 rounds
GM Lorparizangeneh Shahin
WGM Muminova Nafisa
FM Dang Hoang Son
GM Barsov Alexei
You can register online hereorLook for GilaChess (Andrew Ooi) in the hall to registerNote: if you register online, payment must be made at tournament hall before Saturday to get early bird discount (RM 30). Otherwise the entrance fee is RM 40.
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With the win against top seed GM ‘Bong’ Villamayeur in Round 7 and yesterday’s Round 8 draw IM Anjas Novito sets himself a good position to win the 2018 Penang Open.
Today is the last round.
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View More Penang Open 2018 – going into the last round
After 6 rounds, Indonesian IM Novitas Anjas with 5 wins and a draw.
Following closely with just half a point behind are FM Kurniawan Muhamad Agus and GM Villamayor Buenaventura.
There are 3 more rounds to go.
View More Novita Anjas leads Penang Open
I have seen many strong players after taking up coaching have their own strength rapidly fall. It’s almost universal with some rare exceptions.
That is why I am impressed by WGM Nafisa Muminova who is not only coaching (her students are playing he…
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