Saturday, August 30, 2008

Malaysian Chess Festival - 28th Astro Merdeka Standard Team Chess Championship 2008 - SelangorChess Teams on Day 1

Selangor is in top position amongst the State teams. Pictured on the right is the encounter with Sarawak State team whom they beat 3 1/2 - 1/2 in Round 4.They are also in favourable overall position in 3rd place after 4 rounds

The State team members are WCM Nur Shazwani Zullkafli, Zarul Shazwan Zullkafli, Ian Udani and Fariz Shafruddin. Another member of the team is Abdullah Che Hassan, seen at the playing table (top photo) next to Fariz Shafruddin

On the Selangor junior teams they met midway through the tournament with Selangor Generasi 8 at the top table and the Selangor Generasi 9 close by in 4th position. Both the yellowshirts are doing well and should finish in the top rungs should they continue at the current pace.

Selangor Generasi 8 team members are Muhd Shakir Shazmeer Azhar, Low Jun Jian, Muhd Nabil Azman Hisham, Muhd Izz Saifuddin and Justin Ong Way

Members in Selangor Generasi 9 are Nur Nabila Azman Hisham, Yeoh Li Tian, Low Jun Keat, Muhd Irfan Haqqim Azhar and Amira Shahmina Zullkafli