Tuesday, April 28, 2009
What a weekend for chess players and lovers since there are four chess tournaments during the weekend, 25th and 26th April. On saturday, one tournament in Perlis and another in Kelantan. About 150 chess players especially from the northern states - Perlis, Kedah and Penang, took part in the open rapid tournament. There were two categories - open and "remaja".
Whereas the chess tournament in Kelantan was held in Sekolah Sains Machang. The tournament is known as SMACH Chess Open. IM Mas Hafizulhemi was playing in the tournament and was the champion. Few Terengganu players also participated like Muhammad Arshad who was placed fourth.
On Sunday, at Pearl Point shopping complex there was KL Juniors Chess Championship. It was organized by KLCA along with MSSKL. For the results and photos of such tournaments, please go to respective chess blogs: