Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Blow for Sports, Blow for Chess

PERCAWI City Day chess tournament held at the Pusat Kecemerlangan Sukan Cochrane on last 1st Feb.

Blow for sports
Monday, March 7th, 2011 12:30:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Pusat Kecemerlangan Sukan Cochrane — the nation’s largest school sports centre for excellence — will be demolished as part of Jalan Cochrane’s redevelopment plan.

Questions are raised on the move as it only underwent a RM5 million renovation less than two years ago.

> read more here

GiLoCatur felt so sad reading the above article in the Malay Mail yesterday. GiLoCatur had been there many times mostly for chess tournaments. It is really a big blow for sports in Malaysia including chess.

Would PERCAWI March Age Group tournament on this coming 13th March be the last chess event held in the center?

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