Thursday, September 6, 2012

Malaysia go down to Colombia, Netherlands

Russia vs USA, Round 9, Olympiad 2012, Istanbul image

7 Sep 2012, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia lost both matches last night. The Open, Malaysia lost to Colombia, 1.5-2.5. The points coming from Lim Zhuo Ren and IM Lim Yee Weng. And the ladies, at last, has to concede defeat to their more superior opponents, Netherlands, 0-4. The Netherlands were simply a better team all-round.

Malaysia will meet Japan, a lower rated team, in the tenth round in the open category. While the Malaysian lasses will meet team Philippines, a 57th seeded team.





(Photo by David Llada, official website of 40th Chess Olympiad 2012, Istanbul, Turkey)

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