Friday, May 25, 2012

23rd Selangor Juniors (U12 & U16) on 8th July @ ATCC

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23rd Selangor Juniors (U10 & U14) on 1st July @ ATCC

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Monday, May 21, 2012

23rd Selangor Juniors Open in July 2012

With reference to our article dated 4th May 2012, CAS will re-instate the Juniors event into our Calendar for the benefits of juniors aroung Klang Valley.

The event will see 4 categories  i.e. Under-10 and Under-14 to be played on 1st July, while Under-12 and Under-16 on 8th July. The venue is Arthur Tan Chess Centre, 4th Floor, Wilayah Complex, KL.

There will be 15 prizes to be won by players in EACH CATEGORY. The Champion in each Category will receives RM 200, a medal and certificate of achievement.

More details will be released over the next few days. Stay tuned......

Sunday, May 6, 2012

39th Selangor open Chess Tournament 2012 - Final Day 6 (Rounds 8 & 9) The Closing and Prize Giving Ceremony

Complete 9-round crosstable of the 39th Selangor Open chess Tournament. In the picture is  FA Najib Wahab and  IA Lim Tse Pin finalising the the prize winners' list

List of the Prize Winners 

 IM  Ronaldo Nolte of  The Philippines wrested the 39th Selangor Open Chess Tournament  Challenge Trophy  with a perfect score of 9 points in a field of 62 players. Presenting the Trophy to the winner held this evening was CAS President En Ahmad Shafruddin Arshad 
Group photograph of all the prize winners with CAS Committee Members 

39th Selangor Open: Round 9 Pairing

2nd Lim Chong Memorial Chess Championship 2012

Saturday, May 5, 2012

39th Selangor Open Chess Tournament 2012 - Day 5 (Rounds 6 & 7)

Two Rounds, 6 & 7 were held today. IM Rolando Nolte continued his unbeaten run  to dispose off Zaidan and  Kamaluddin in the respective Round.

Round 8 Pairings shall be played tomorrow at 08:30 hr . The final Round 9 will be held  at 14::00 hr, and Closing Ceremony at 18:30 hr

Friday, May 4, 2012

39th Selangor Open: Round 6 Pairing

IM Rolando Nolte continues his half-point advantage over his nearest rival, Zaidan Zulkipli. Both players set-up a mouth watering top of the table clash. In Round 5, Zaidan overcame Kamaluddin from an exchange down position to win the game.

On Table 2, Ian Udani is pitted against surprise giant killer, Sean Ooi, who has continued to upset the form book for 4 straight games in-a-row. His victim in Rd 4 is SEA Games player Sumant Subramaniam.

On Table 3, Jax Tham who took a quick draw against Yit Ho in Rd 4 is paired against 28th edition Selangor Open champion, Mohd Saprin.

Pairing for Round 6:

39th Selangor Open Chess Tournament 2012 - Day 4 (Round 5)

Crosstable after Round 4
An early surprise was the 0-1 loss of seasoned campaigner Sumant Subramaniam to youngster Ooi, Zhi Jian Sean

At table 8 another National Junior player Muhd Nabil was held to a draw by a lower rated Tan Yong Zhao
The full results of Round 5

23rd Selangor Juniors Open - Rescheduled

The Selangor Juniors Open for "Under-10, Under-14" and "Under-12, Under-16" have been rescheduled to 1st July and 8th July respectively. The venue for the event remains unchanged.

The original date for the "Under-10, Under-14" on 27th May is the first day of National Closed and the event is expected to be held in KL. There isn't any suitable date for the whole month of June. So, we have decided to reschedule the CAS Third Quarter Allegro from 1st July to 9th September (subject to the availability of ATCC) to make-way for 23rd Selangor Juniors Open.

The updated CAS Calendar as listed below:-

Thursday, May 3, 2012

39th Selangor Open Chess Tournament 2012 - Day 3 (Round 4)

 Round 4 Pairings with three players securing full 3 points, namely Zaidan Zulkipli (left pic), IM Rolando Nolte (middle) and Ian Udani (right)

 .... and the Results
Round 5 to be played out tomorrow

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

39th Selangor Open Chess Tournament 2012 - Day 2 (Round 3)

                                            Round 3 Results on Day2

Random pics during Round 3


Tuesday, May 1, 2012

39th Selangor Open Chess Tournament 2012

The 39th Selangor Open Chess Tournament 2012 starts today with 63 participants. Heading the list is Filipino IM Ronaldo Nolte (Fide elo 2456)

Before the start of the tournament proper GM Richard Bitoon was seen playing a friendly game with CAS Honorary President Dato Tan Chin Nam. 
Official opening of the Tournament by CAS President En Ahmad Shafruddin.  
The top table IM Rolando Nolte (in dark jacket) taking on local youngster Tan Yong Zhou. In the photo is also the  2nd table with local-based Filipino Ian Udani against another promising junior Amir Qayyim Mohd Saprin

Complete details of the results can be obtained here
Another good reference is