Sunday, August 17, 2014

Wong Zi Yue wins Group A, Shreyes Subramaniam wins Group B RSC 2014

17th August 2014, Kuala Lumpur – Latest chess tournament results held at Royal Selangor Club today. In Group A, the chess tournament was won by Wong Zi Yue in Open, Amir Faiz Amirul in Under-10 Group A and Megat Imran Khusairi in Under-8 Group A.

While in Group B Open was won by Shreyes Subramaniam, Under-15 Group B – Eason Cheah, Under-13 Group B – Bryan Yap Chuan Yoong.

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Final Ranking – Round 7

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Congratulations to all winners.

(News courtesy of Jax Tham)

Winners of Pertandingan Catur Terbuka Tebrau, Johor 2014

17th August 2014, Kuala Lumpur – Latest from Johor.

The winners of the Tebrau Chess Open, Johor 2014 held yesterday are as follows:

1. Robert Suelo – 6.0 points – Champion

2. Ramzan – 5.0 points – 2nd;

3. Soh See Wee – 4.5 points – 3rd;

4. Ng Shi Hao – 4.5 points – 4th;

5. Edward Chai – 4.5 points – 5th;

6. Abdullah Che Hassan – 4.0 points – 6th;

 

11. Mohd. Zullghafari Saparmin – 3.5 points

 

32 players participated in this chess tournament.

Tebrau Chess Open 2014, Johor

Friday, August 15, 2014

China, Russia chess teams win Olympiad in Tromso 2014

16th August 2014, Kuala Lumpur – The winning chess teams in Tromso, Norway during the 41st Olympiad: Open – China, Women – Russia

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Pix 1. And the winner is … CHINA!!

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Pix 2. The winning womens team : RUSSIA!

 

(source: Chess Olympiad 2014)

China (Men), Russia (Women) Win Gold 41st Olympiad Tromso 2014

 

List of all prizes in 41st Olympiad Tromso 2014 (official)
Categoryegoriy prizes   Rank Federation Matchpoints Sonneborn Berger Points
Category E open 1 Pakistan 11 173 19
Category E women 1 Thailand 10 151.5 23
Categoryegoriy prizes   Rank Federation Matchpoints Sonneborn Berger Points
Category D open 1 Sri Lanka 12 205 22.5
Category D women 1 Tajikistan 12 226 24
Categoryegoriy prizes   Rank Federation Matchpoints Sonneborn Berger Points
Category C open 1 Kyrgyzstan 14 247.5 29
Category C women 1 Egypt 13 258.5 26
Categoryegoriy prizes   Rank Federation Matchpoints Sonneborn Berger Points
Category B open 1 Egypt 15 284 28
Category B women 1 Mongolia 15 307 29
Categoryegoriy prizes   Rank Federation Matchpoints Sonneborn Berger Points
Category A open 1 Russia 17 352 28.5
Category A women 1 Georgia 17 390 32
Board prizes   Rank Name Federation TPR
Board 5 open open 3 GM Nepomniachtchi, Ian  Russia 2650
    2 GM Moiseenko, Alexander  Ukraine 2714
    1 GM Shankland, Samuel L  United States of America 2831
Board 5 Women women 3 WIM Dauletova, Gulmira  Kazakhstan 2486
    2 WGM Guo, Qi  China 2520
    1 WGM Padmini, Rout  India 2584
Board prizes   Rank Name Federation TPR
Board 4 Open open 3 GM Ni, Hua  China 2723
    2 GM Ortiz Suarez, Isan Reynaldo  Cuba 2766
    1 GM Sedlak, Nikola  Serbia 2773
Board 4 Women women 3 IM Bulmaga, Irina  Romania 2433
    2 WGM Bartel, Marta  Poland 2439
    1 GM Zhukova, Natalia  Ukraine 2512
Board prizes   Rank Name Federation TPR
Board 3 Open open 3 GM Eljanov, Pavel  Ukraine 2745
    2 GM Sasikiran, Krishnan  India 2753
    1 GM Yu, Yangyi  China 2912
Board 3 Women women 3 WFM Frisk, Ellinor  Sweden 2432
    2 IM Matnadze, Ana  Spain 2445
    1 GM Kosteniuk, Alexandra  Russia 2639

 

 

           
Board prizes   Rank Name Federation TPR
Board 2 Open open 3 GM Ding, Liren  China 2831
    2 GM Balogh, Csaba  Hungary 2839
    1 GM Nguyen, Ngoc Truong Son  Vietnam 2843
Board 2 Women women 3 WGM Ju, Wenjun  China 2564
    2 GM Khotenashvili, Bela  Georgia 2589
    1 GM Gunina, Valentina  Russia 2651
Board prizes   Rank Name Federation TPR
Board 1 Open open 3 GM Giri, Anish  Netherland 2836
    2 GM Adams, Michael  England 2839
    1 GM Topalov, Veselin  Bulgaria 2872
Board 1 Women women 3 GM Cramling, Pia  Sweden 2659
    2 GM Hou, Yifan  China 2671
    1 GM Dzagnidze, Nana  Georgia 2719
Matchpoints Matchpoints MP
Team Men Women Sum
Gaprindashvilcup China 19 18 37
Team-Women Rank Team Matchpoints
Rank 3 3 Ukraine 18
Rank 2 2 China 18
Rank 1 (Vera Menchik cup) 1 Russia 20
Team open Rank Team Matchpoints
Rank 3 3 India 17
Rank 2 2 Hungary 17
Rank 1 (Hamilton Russell cup) 1 China 19

China won the team open event with 19 Matchpoints while the Russian Women won the gold with 20 Matchpoints.

Malaysia ended in 72nd position with 12 points in the Open event and in 54th position with 12 points in the women event.

Both Malaysian chess teams played some sterling ties with the Men holding the mighty 51st ranked Swiss to a 2-2 draw while the women winning against the Bosnian women team, 41st ranked team. 

 

Links: http://chess-results.com/tnr140380.aspx?lan=1&art=0&rd=11&flag=30&wi=821 or, women - http://chess-results.com/tnr140381.aspx?lan=1&art=0&flag=30&wi=821