Sunday, February 24, 2008

10th CAS First Quarter Chess Allegro 2008 (Category 1)

Ian Udani from The Philippines topped CAS's Allegro series with 6 1/2 points, stopping a strong run by Abdullah Che Hassan in the local chess circuit. The photo shows him receiving the first prize from CAS President, En Shafruddin. Another strong challenger Kamaluddin Yusof was also checked in the 4th round by the filipino and had to settle for a 9th placing, which is nonetheless a consistent top 10 placing by this veteran. Another CAS member Sumant S, fresh from his chess stint in India did well to settle for 2nd placing.