Monday, March 31, 2014

41st Selangor Open 2014, 30th April–4th May

31st March 2014, Kuala Lumpur – The Chess Association of Selangor is organising the 41st Selangor Open 2014 from 30th April 2014 till 4th May 2014 at the DAT Chess Centre, 2nd Floor, Wilayah Complex, Jalan Munshi Abdullah, Kuala Lumpur. Please read flyer for details. It will be FIDE rated and National rated event.

41st Selangor Open 2014 - flyer part 1


41st Selangor Open 2014, part 2

41st Selangor Open 2014 - flyer part 3

For enquiries, please contact En. Fariz @ 012-643 9636, Mr Yeoh @ 012-619 9816, or Mr Lim @ 012-298 4922


Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Team and Individual Chess Tournament KUSESS 2014, 10-11 May 2014

27 March 2014, Kuala Lumpur - This is an annoucement of a school chess tournament in Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuala Selangor on 10-11 May 2014. The team event will be held on the Saturday, 10th May 2014 and individual event on Sunday, 11th May 2014. Closing date is 30th April 2014.

Details of the tournament is as shown in the flyers below:-

For further details, please contact


fax to  03-32896631 or
Puan Norhayati Yarib - 017 - 8787970  dan En. Amiruddin bin Alis 019 - 3941660

Melaka Chess Championship 2014, 6th September 2014

Melaka Chess Championship 2014

Date: 6th September 2014 (Saturday)
Venue: Mahkota Hotel, Melaka.
Time: 8.00am
Registration Fee (Non-Refundable):
Category A-under 12 (ranking below 1400) – RM15.00
Category B-under18 (ranking below 1400) – RM20.00
Category C (Open) – RM30.00
*Free limited edition T-shirt for first 30 registered participants.
*Free registration fee for participants under 7 years old.
*Each participant will be awarded a certificate of participation.
*Closing date: 17th August 2014. (RM5.00 additional charge after closing date)
*The organizer has the rights to reject any late registration. Fees will be refunded.


01111631099 / 0129191050  (Mr.Gan) for any information. sms/call

Monday, March 24, 2014

Anand a point ahead after round 9, FIDE Candidates 2014

23rd March 2014, Kuala Lumpur – Here are the results of rounds 8-9 of the FIDE Candidates 2014 tournament in Khanty Mansiysk Russia. Tonight during round 9, three games were decisive giving Anand, Karjakin and Mamedyarov a full point each. As a result, Anand is a clear one point lead at the top with six points.
Rounds 8-9, FIDE Candidates 2014 Russia
Standings after round 9:
Standings after round 9, FIDE Candidates 2014
Official website:

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Anand ahead after Round 6, FIDE Candidates 2014

20 March 2014, Kuala Lumpur – Here are the results of rounds 5 and 6 of the FIDE Candidates 2014 being held in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia. Anand drew in both rounds and remains ahead by half point having scored 4.0 points.
Today is the second rest day for the Candidates tournament.
Rounds 5-6, Candidates 2014 K M Russia
Standings after round 6, FIDE Candidates 2014 Russia
Here is a round 6 game between Mamedyarov and Svidler during the FIDE Candidates 2014 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia held yesterday.

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Klang Parade Chess Championship 2014 on 5-6th April 2014

19th March 2014, Kuala Lumpur - This news just came in yesterday. The Klang Parade Chess Championship 2014 will be held this coming 5-6 April 2014 at Klang Parade located at the Main Court, Ground Floor. The closing date is on 30th March 2014. The Under-12 and Under-18 age categories will be held on the 5th April 2014, while the Open category on the 6th April 2014.

Details of the tournament are shown in the flyer below:-

 For more details, please contact the following numbers:-

Klang Parade: Tel : 33437889 – Fax : 33437313 ( Siti Nor Faiza ) /  Hamid 019 315 8098 (Please SMS)

Monday, March 17, 2014

3rd International Open Chess Tournament in Nepal, 8-13 May 2014

17th March 2014, Kuala Lumpur – Here is a new international chess tournament in Nepal. Its called the Mount Gaurishankar 3rd International Open Chess Tournament. So if you like to travel, try this international chess tournament in the mountains.

3rd Open Mt Gau Nepal 2014 May, 08-13 2014

Time schedule for Mt Gau Nepal 2014

Entry Fees:

ELO 2100 plus:                               Rs. 2,000/-

ELO 1000-2100:                              Rs. 2,250/-

Unrated:                                          Rs. 2,500/-

Local(Dolakha):                              Rs. 1,000/-

Dolakha Women/Students:           Rs. 500/-

· No request towards waiver of entry fee will be entertained.

The Last date of Entry:                          5th May 2014, Monday

Entries with late fee of Rs. 500/-           8th May 2014 till 20:00PM

Tournament Rules:

System of Play:

The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System with 9 rounds. Swiss Manager software will be use for pairing.

Time Control:

90 minutes plus 30 second increment from move 1.

Tie Break:

In case of a tie, the latest FIDE Rules shall come in effect. However Cash Prize will not be Shared.


All out station players will be arranged free lodging on sharing basis. The accompany have to pay Rs. 2,000/-.


The weather in Charikot during May expected be pleasant.


The tournament is open to all.

For further details, please contact the following person:

Umesh KC, IA/NI: Tournament Director

Mobile: +977-98510-54329, +977-97410-46770


Sunday, March 16, 2014

Anand shines in FIDE Candidates 2014

16th March 2014, Kuala Lumpur – Today is a rest day in Khanty Mansiysk Russia for the FIDE Candidates Championship 2014. Vishy Anand won his third round game when he won with black against Mamedyarov Shakhriya of Azebaijan yesterday. Anand is leading with 2.5 points after round 3.

The official website reported that the former World Champion Viswanathan Anand moved into sole lead after defeating Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in round 3 of Candidates Tournament in Khanty-Mansiysk.

With the other three games, Dmitry Andreikin – Sergey Karjakin, Veselin Topalov – Levon Aronian and Peter Svidler – Vladimir Kramnik, being drawn, Anand is alone on the top of the crosstable with 2,5 points.

Svidler and Kramnik are sharing the second place with 2 points each. Topalov and Aronian are on 1,5 points, while Andreikin and Karjakin are on 1 point each. Mamedyarov remained on 0,5 points.

Round 3 results, FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty Mansiysk Russia



Here is the round 3 game between Shahkhriyar Mamedyarov and Vishy Anand in FIDE Candidates 2014, Khanty Mansiysk, Russia played on Saturday, 15 March 2014. Black pieces won in 31 moves.



Official website:

Friday, March 14, 2014

Results of early rounds, FIDE World Candidates 2014, Russia

15th March 2014, Kuala Lumpur – Here are the results of the first two rounds of the Candidates Chess Championship 2014 in Khanty Mansiysk Russia. In round 2, Anand played the Slav variation against another ex-world champion, Topalov which ended in a dead draw with two kings on the board. In round two, three boards gave decisive wins to Kramnik, Svidler and Aronian. Three players are now with 1.5 points.

The candidates is a 14 round robin tournament, where the eight players will meet each other twice with opposite colours. The winner will challenge the new reigning World Champion, GM Magnus Carlsen of Norway.

Results Rounds 1-2, Candidates 2014 Khanty Mansiysk Russia


Standings after round 2, Candidates 2014 K M Russia


Official website:

Sumant leads at National Chess Closed 2014

14 March 2014, Kuala Lumpur – The National Chess Closed Championship 2014 is being held at Wilayah Complex, Kuala Lumpur from 12-16 March 2014. After round 5, Sumant Subramaniam of Selangor is leading with five full points thus far. In second is Mark Siew Kit-Tze of Perak with 4.5 points.

Top 20, after round 5, National Closed 2014 Malaysia

To see more results and pairings, please visit

Friday, March 7, 2014

GM Riazantsev is leading at the Euro Individual Championship 2014, Armenia

8 March 2014, Kuala Lumpur – In Yerevan Armenia, after round five of the European Individual Championship 2014 being held from 2 – 15 March 2014, GM Riazantsev of Russia is leading with 4.5 points. Here is the round five game between GM Riazantsev and GM Najer.


Standings after round 5:
Top 12 standings after round 5, EICC 2014


Official website: