Monday, August 22, 2011

Zaidan Leads AmBank Challenge 2011

Zaidan Zulkipli, Malaysia (courtesy of

Pix 1. Zaidan Zulkipli, Malaysia (courtesy of

23 August 2011, Kuala Lumpur – In yesterday’s round 6 of the 6th AmBank Malaysia Chess Challenge 2011 between Zaidan Zulkipli, Malaysia and Sarvinoz Kurbonboeva of Uzbekistan resulted in a win for Zaidan Zulkipli on top board. Zaidan made waves last year when he participated in the European Chess Club Cup 2010 event in Plovdiv, Bulgaria where he represented a mixed Irish chess team.

The 6th AmBank Malaysia Chess Challenge is one of three concurrent chess tournaments running at the same time during the Malaysian Chess Festival 2011 at CitiTel MidValley Kuala Lumpur.

This win gives unheralded Zaidan Zulkipli a five point score and currently co-leads with S.M. Sharon of Bangladesh. Both Zaidan and Sharon will meet on top board round 7 held this morning, 9 am, 23 August 2011.

Round 7 Pairings, 6th AmBank Malaysia Chess Challenge 2011.


 Results of Round 6 held on 22 August 2011, 3 pm.Ambank1-2011

Ranking After Round 6, 6th AmBank Malaysia Chess Challenge 2011.


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