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National States Championship kicks off

1st Aug 2018 Tournament

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Photo by Lim Poay Sim

The 2018 National States Championship kicked off today at the Likas Square Hotel, Kota Kinabalu. 14 teams participate in this year edition with a total of 64 players.

National States Championship 2018 is organized by the Sabah Chess Association under auspices of the Malaysian Chess Federation.

IM Yeoh Li Tian of Selangor
Penang A: Ng Tze Han, Ryan Chan, Eric Cheah, Looi Xin Hao, Tan Khai Boon
Eric Cheah of Penang A and Abdullah Che Hassan of Johor in round-two
Inspirational Mohd Johar Johari travelled all the way from Melaka. Saiful Azham Osman assisted Johar in round two.
Chief Arbiter, FA Sophian A. Yusuf
Sabah Women: Claribel Crystal, Dayang Nurkhaleela, Marianeh Ayim and Nov Genevia Pslam
Eshwant Singh of Penang B
Desrina Pereira of Kuala Lumpur
Syed Iskandar Shah (Kedah) played great game and had a chance but Li Tian handles the match better and won
Fairuz Hamizah plays in first baord for Kuala Lumpur Women Team
The Kwan sisters, Pearl and Ruby (Johor)
Penang Women: Ong Choon Yong, Chuah Yi Ning, Chua Jia-Tien, Ding Dao En

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