Saturday, May 30, 2009

Malaysian Chess Championship 2009 - 30th May to 3rd June 2009

National Championship

Malaysia's prolific chess player Kamaluddin Yusof had a good warm-up in Day 1 with full 2 points against Wan Aizuddin (Trengganu) and Salman Mistam (Johore). Another player cum coach/organiser Mohd Fadli also had a good start with full points

Results after Round 2 today
  • Kamaluddin Yusof (2 points)
  • Mohd Fadli Zakaria (2 points)
  • Ismail Ahmad (1 point)
  • Yeoh Li Tian (1 point)

National Women Championship

22 players are taking part in the Women section this year. Amira, leading the Selangor entry this year conceded 1/2 point in Round 2 but should be able to rebound in the subsequent rounds. Nur Nabila with 2 points is set to challenge current title holder NWM Alia Anin Azwa

Results up to Round 2
  • Nur Nabila Azman Hisham (2 points)
  • Amira Shahmina Zullkafli (1 1/2 points)
  • Haslindah Ruslan ( 1 point)
  • Nur Najihah Azman Hisham

Full results and subsequent reports can be viewed at  http://