Tuesday, July 29, 2014

2014 Chess Olympiad Is Around The Corner

Today is Tuesday, 29th July 2014.

It is the second day of Eidul Fitri, one of the Muslim's festive celebration.

Four more days before the kick-off of the 2014 Chess Olympiad held in Tromso, Norway.


There are 139 countries competing in the Women's section in the event as per in the chess-results.com. China who is led by GM Hou Yifan is the top seed followed by Russia and Ukraine at the second and third spots respectively.

How about among the ASEAN countries? What is the starting rank for Malaysia?

Malaysia is seeded 75th out of the total 139 teams. Vietnam is leading the ASEAN countries in the ranking. It is ranked 20th with 2309 average ratings. Ranked 22nd with average ratings of 2281 is Indonesia. Philippines is the third best ASEAN countries in the starting rank. It is ranked 44th with average ratings of 2153.

Top 10 + ASEAN
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INA team

MAS team

PHI team

THA team

VIE team

BEST OF LUCK to the Malaysian women team in the 41st Chess Olympiad. Make our country proud. Being in the Top 50 is a reasonable target and achievement for the Malaysian team for GiLoCatur. 

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