Saturday, February 8, 2014

2014 SUKIPT Chess

All over Malaysia, MSS chess tournaments have been and will be held. In Selangor, the MSS district tournaments had ended. The Selangor MSSD chess contingents are ready for the MSS Selangor state level tournament to start next Monday at UKM Bangi. MSS Johor will hold its MSS chess championship during the final week of this month. In Kedah, from facebook update the MSS district chess tournaments are on going. 

Sukan IPT (4th - 16th Feb 2014)

SUKIPT chess championship is also being held this week. SUKIPT is the sports competition for all Malaysian higher education institutions both public and private. The sports event is being held in Shah Alam. Chess is one of the 24 sports in the event. In a couple of minutes, the second final round will start. It is getting critical and crucial especially to all aspirant players who would like to represent Malaysia in this year Universiade.

Women Section

In the women section, there are 52 participants. The top seed is WFM Alia Anin Azwa Bakri from University Malaya (UM). She currently leads the pack by one point. Below is the Top 10 Ranking list after Round 9. 

for full list, click here

Men Section

In the men section, there are 80 participants vying for the champion. The top seed is AM Ahmad Fadzil Nayan from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Getting to Round 10, he is currently 3rd place in the Top 10 Ranking list after Round 9. 

for full list, click here
The top two boards for each section is being shown live over the internet. Go to to watch the games.

GOOD LUCK to all the players!

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