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MCC 2017 four players join lead in open section after round 6

After 6 rounds of play, we have 4 players namely Wong, Tan, Dawson and Nor Azmi sharing the lead with 5.0/6 points today. In yesterday's round 5, we had witnessed a game that was played for 5 hours and 15 minutes between AGM Nik Farouqi from Kelantan vs.…

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YM Tengku Ibrahim officiated RISDA-Malaysian Chess Championships 2017

YM Tengku Ibrahim officiated the 2017 RISDA-Malaysian Chess Championships (MCC) yesterday. 91 players took part in this year edition with 63 pax in Open and 28 pax in Women category. All States except Melaka, Perak, WP Labuan are represented in this edition of MCC.

After 4 rounds of play,…

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Underground cable fault causes power outage at OCM today

The National Youth and Junior U-20 Chess Championships which held in Tan Sri Hamzah Arena was delayed few hours after Wisma OCM were left without power for around three hours this morning due the problem in the underground cable.

TNB source said to the OCM that one of its…

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Record Breaking Number of Participants for FIDE Rated Event

A record number of participants of FIDE Rated tournament will attend this year's National Youth and Junior U-20 Chess Championships (NYJ20). Despite overlapping with another chess event, NYJ20 attracted more than 530 participants since the registration was opened.

The President of Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF), Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin…

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