Tuesday, April 30, 2013

MSSM Chess Championship GOLD Medal Stats In The Past Decade

About four hours ago, Cikgu Suhairi published below in his fb. It is a Gold Medal statistics for MSSM Chess Championship won by MSSKL and its two main state competitors - MSS Selangor and MSS Pulau Pinang in the past ten years.

For MSSM Chess Championship, twelve (12) Gold medals are to be won by each participating state. Six (6) in the individual event and another six (6) in the team event. GiLoCatur had been at the championship since 2009 edition held in Klang, Selangor. Thus, in the past ten years GiLoCatur was at  five editions of the MSSM chess championship.     

Gold Medal Statistics (2004 - 2013)
From the above statistics provided by Cikgu Suhairi or better known as SVH (Suhairi Van Huizen) in the world of fb, the following facts can be derived:

  1. MSSKL had won 37 or ~31% out of the total 120 Gold medals, while MSS Selangor had won 36 or 30% and MSS Pulau Pinang had won 19 or ~16%
  2. In this year edition held last March in Taiping, Perak, the three states - KL, Selangor and Pulau Pinang won four (4) Gold medals each not giving other state to win the Gold medal.
  3. In the past three years (2011-2013), the three states dominated the championship by winning a whopping 33/36 Gold medals.
  4. The best record for MSSKL was in 2005 winning six (6) Gold medals, while the worst record was in 2010 winning only one Gold medal.
  5. MSS Selangor had won at least three (3) Gold medals every year in the past ten years. It won the most Golds (five) in 2007 edition.

Cikgu Suhairi Hussin, MSSKL PTPS

Syabas and tahniah to Cikgu Suhairi for leading MSSKL to win the most Gold medals in the MSSM Chess Championship in the past ten years. The same goes to Cikgu Sufiah who has led MSS Selangor to win one gold less than MSSKL. 

Sunday, April 21, 2013

GiLoCatur's Photo Gallery @ Zarul Shafiq's Wedding Reception

It is Saturday, 20th April 2013.

If not mistaken, today is the 27th anniversary for one of the Malaysian chess couple or parent, Cikgu Zullkafli and Cikgu Sufiah. Happy Anniversary! And today is also the wedding reception for their eldest child, Cikgu Zarul Shafiq who is also the elder brother of NM Zarul Shazwan and WCM & NWM Dr Nur Shazwani.

GiLoCatur, wife, Anis and Fahim attended the wedding ceremony held in Bukit Beruntong. Below are some photos taken during the wedding reception.

the hosts & GiLoCatur's family

some guests at the reception

"chess" guests

Big congratulation to Zarul Shafiq & his newly wedded wife

The bride's father, Cikgu Zull

simple-yet-elegant guest tents
Both GiLoCatur and Anis are very impressed with the theme especially the guest tents and tables. It has the chess elements. 

Cikgu Zull & GiLoCatur

Cikgu Zull & Cikgu Sufi's daughter-in-law

Amira Syahmina (ex-SEMASHUR) & Anis Fariha (KUSESS)

Cikgu Sufiah & GiLoCatur's wife

As GiLoCatur sees it, the year 2013 is a very meaningful year not only for GiLoCatur and wife but also for both Cikgu Zull and Cikgu Sufi. Besides this reception, InsyaAllah, both of them are being called to perform the Hajj pilgrimge to Makkah this year.