Friday, July 18, 2014

Kejohanan Catur Terbuka Politeknik Malaysia 2014 (National Rated)

19th July 2014, Kuala Lumpur – A chess tournament in the month of September 2014 located in Pahang Malaysia will be organised by Polytechnic Malaysia in collaboration of the Ministry of Education Malaysia. Details follow:-

Catur Terbuka Politeknik Malaysia 2014 Pahang


Registration Form:


Contact persons: Mohd Faiz b Razali, 019-7119369 or Mohd Huzairi Husin, 013-5959350.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Germany are World Cup Champions

15th July 2014, Kuala Lumpur - Germany emerged as the new soccer World Cup Champions for the next four years after defeating Argentina 1-0 in extra time in Maracana, Brazil.

The winning goal was scored by Mario Goetze. This fourth win for Germany but the first as a united Germany.

As a result, Argentina finished second while Lionel Messi of Argentina won the best player of the World Cup tournament.

Meanwhile Holland finished in third as they thrashed Brazil 3-0 a day earlier. Brazil finished in fourth.

Top scorer award went to James Rodriguez of Colombia with 6 goals while best goalkeeper award went to Manuel Neuer of Germany. Best Fairplay team went to Colombia. Young player of the tournament went to Paul Pogba of France.

World Cup 2014 Results soccer - Brazil

Monday, July 14, 2014

3rd Round Opening ACP Golden Classic

14th July 2014, Kuala Lumpur - the 3rd round opening of the ACP Golden Classic in Bergamo, Italy.

3rd Round Opening ACP Golden Classic 2014 Bergamo Italy

In the photo: Daniela Masseroni from Bergamo, 4 times winner of Rhythmic gymnastics world championships, made the first move of the 3rd round game between Baadur Jobava and Ian Napomniachtchi, who turns 24 today

More photos and reports:

Golden Classic in Bergamo, Italy




Bergamo, July 12 2014 – Last night, during the open ceremony hosted in the Hotel San Marco in Bergamo, the seven players of the ACP Golden Classic performed the drawing of lots to decide the pairings in presence of International arbiter Francesco De Sio. The tournament will take place in Auditorium of Piazza della Libertà in Bergamo from Saturday, July 12 till Sunday, July 20. The field promises an amazing fight, starring five international top level players of and two of the best Italian players.

There will be fireworks right from the very first round, with Hungary's Zoltan Almasi playing Russia's Ian Nepomniachtchi, Filipino Wesley So facing Israeli Emil Sutovsky and Georgian Baadur Jobava against Italian Sabino Brunello. Italy's Daniele Vocaturo received the BYE for the first round, which means that he will not play. However, he will join International Master Alessio Valsecchi, from Bergamo, in the commentary room. Live commentary and analysis will be provided on the official website (, where the visitors are invited to chat about the games and to ask questions to the commentators. On the website you can also find the complete list of pairings

Today the round starts at 2 a.m. and President of Italian Chess Federation, Gianpietro Pagnoncelli, will play the first symbolic move on the first board.

At the end of each round, the players will meet in the Hotel San Marco where a press conference will be held to share their commentary and thoughts about the games of the day and will answer to journalists' questions.

The access to the playing venue is free.


ACP Golden Classic –

International open –


Friday 11 July 19.00 hrs Opening Ceremony and Drawing of Lots - Cocktail/Dinner

Saturday 12 July 14.00 - 19.00 hrs round 1

Sunday 13 July 14.00 - 19.00 hrs round 2

Monday 14 July 14.00 - 19.00 hrs round 3

Tuesday 15 July 14.00 hrs adjourned games (rest day)

Wednesday 16 July 14.00 - 19.00 hrs round 4

Thursday 17 July 14.00 - 19.00 hrs round 5

Friday 18 July 14.00 - 19.00 hrs round 6

Saturday 19 July 14.00 hrs adjourned games (rest day)

Sunday 20 July 11.00 - 19.00 hrs round 7

Sunday 20 July 19.00 hrs closing ceremony

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Germany meets Argentina in World Cup final 2014

12th July 2014, Kuala Lumpur – For those die-hard soccer fans, the World Cup in Brazil is drawing to a close with the finals to be held on early morning of 14th July 2014 between Germany and Argentina.

The following is the road to the final by both football teams in World Cup 2014.

KnockOutResultsFootball World Cup 2014 Brazil

Which team do you support? Germany or Argentina?

SSTWO Mall Chess Championship 2014, 9-10 Aug 2014

12th July 2014, Kuala Lumpur – A new tournament in the offing for Selangor chess players in Petaling Jaya for the month of August 2014. The SStwo Mall Chess Championship 2014 will be held at Atrium, Lower Ground, SStwo Mall in Petaling Jaya on 9-10 August 2014.

Details follow:-

SStwo2014 info in Aug 2014

Registration Form:


Location Map:

SStwo Mall location map