Thursday, 4 December 2014

WFM Tan Li Ting

WFM Tan Li Ting looking cheerful just before winning her Round 7 game.

Johor Open Blitz 2014

Johor Chess Open 2014
Date:                  06 December 2014 (Saturday)  
Time:                  1.15 pm to 3:15 pm
Venue:                36th Floor, City Square, Johor Bahru  
Format:              9 Swiss Rounds
Time control:     3 minutes + 2 seconds for every move.
Prizes according to Tie Break. (1) Bucholz (2) Sonnen Berger (3) Cumulative
Prizes (in Ringgit Malaysia)        :       
1st    500
2nd    350
3rd     250
4th   200
5th      150
6th    150
7th    150
8th    100
9th   80
10th    80
Entry fee:           RM 40 (GMs & WGMs FREE ENTRTY)
                           50% DISCOUNT FOR UNDER 12
Contact:             Tan Kok Liang (016 7720396)- Arbiter Table
                           Kenny Yee (012 7223393)- Arbiter Table
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Round 7 & 8 LIVE

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Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Muhd Hanis Hanafi Zulkiflee

A very happy Muhd Hanis Hanafi Zulkiflee after defeating an FM on board 11 His results is quite impressive after 5 rounds. Have a look..

Edgar Reggie Olay

Created the first upset of the tournament beating GM Drazen Sermek in Round 2. Now he is playing on board 3 (Round 5)

Johor Open Round 5 Board 1 Live


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Johor Open Interactive crosstable after Round 4

Anurag Mhamal leads the Johor Open after 4 rounds


IM Anurag Mhamal is the new leader of the Johor Open after four rounds. He has a perfect score of 4 out of 4.

However, 5 players are following closely behind with just half a point behind. They are IM Dimakiling Oliver, Olay Edgar Reggie, FM Menkinoski Riste ,IM Nolte Rolando and IM Nitin S

Anurag will meet Dimakiling in Round 5 tomorrow.



Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Zhu Ying

Zhu Ying of China

Loreshyl Cuizon

Loreshyl Cuizon from the Philippines

Lye Lik Zang

Doing well playing on board 4 in Round 3. He has 2.5/3.


Mohd Saprin Amir Ghaazi


William Lee Kah Howe


Liu Hongyan

Johor Open Round 4 Live!

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Johor Open Round 3 Interactive Crosstable

Standings after 3 rounds

After 3 rounds it is interesting to note that the tournament only 2 GMs have each suffered upset losses.

There now emerge four joint leaders after three rounds.

They are IM Anurag Mhamal of India, Edgar Reggie Olay who defeated top seed GM Drazen Sermek in Round 2, IM Paciencia Enrique who defeated GM Venkatesh, and IM Oliver Dimakiling.

Full standings :-
Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Pts.  TB1
1 3 IM Anurag Mhamal  IND 2437 3 5
2 13 IM Paciencia Enrique  SIN 2335 3 5
3 20 Olay Edgar Reggie  PHI 2225 3 5
4 8 IM Dimakiling Oliver  PHI 2373 3 4.5
5 14 FM Mariano Nelson Iii  PHI 2312 2.5 5.5
6 9 FM Menkinoski Riste  MKD 2360 2.5 5
7 23 Cabe Arlan  PHI 2192 2.5 5
8 5 IM Nolte Rolando  PHI 2395 2.5 4
9 12 IM Nitin S.  IND 2347 2.5 4
10 54 Lye Lik Zang  MAS 1778 2.5 3.5
11 11 IM Senador Emmanuel  PHI 2354 2 6
12 63 Ediyanto   INA 1564 2 6
13 25 FM Liu Xiangyi  SIN 2138 2 5.5
14 2 GM Venkatesh M.R.  IND 2477 2 5.5
15 1 GM Sermek Drazen  CRO 2501 2 5.5
16 10 FM Tin Jingyao  SIN 2355 2 5
17 7 IM Sharma Dinesh K.  IND 2380 2 5
18 16 FM Harshal Shahi  IND 2296 2 5
19 18 FM Cubas Pons Juan Miguel  ESP 2251 2 4.5
20 32 Manaog Stewart  PHI 2077 2 4.5
21 19 Liu Yi  AUS 2233 2 4
22 41 FM Wong Yinn Long  MAS 1924 2 4
23 4 IM Swapnil S. Dhopade  IND 2418 2 3.5
24 69 Johan Muhammad  INA 0 2 3.5
25 27 Zhu Ying  CHN 2127 2 3.5
26 33 Yusof Kamaluddin  MAS 2065 2 3.5
27 48 Nithyalakshmi Sivanesan  MAS 1811 2 3.5
28 31 Che Hassan Abdullah  MAS 2079 2 3.5
29 28 FM Wiwatanadate Poompong  THA 2120 2 2.5
30 37 Low Zhen Yu Cyrus  SIN 2028 1.5 6.5
31 64 Sufian   INA 1563 1.5 5.5
32 21 IM Suhendra Andi Supardi  INA 2222 1.5 5.5
33 38 WFM Tan Li Ting  MAS 2026 1.5 5.5
34 46 Ooi Zhi Yang  MAS 1821 1.5 5
35 22 Bagamasbad Efren  PHI 2202 1.5 4.5
36 15 FM Ferry Ferdiansyah  INA 2301 1.5 4.5
37 29 Susanto Andreas  INA 2106 1.5 4.5
38 42 Kwan Nam Seng Eddy  MAS 1895 1.5 4.5
39 6 IM Lioe Dede  INA 2391 1.5 4
40 49 Kebbedies Frank  GER 1803 1.5 4
41 17 IM Praveen Kumar C.  IND 2251 1.5 3.5
42 45 Zulkiflee Muhd Hanis Hanafi  MAS 1826 1.5 3.5
43 40 Cuizon Loreshyl  PHI 2003 1 6.5
44 24 Villanueva Nelson  PHI 2184 1 6
45 53 Ong Wei Bin  MAS 1778 1 5.5
46 35 Liu Hongyan  CHN 2049 1 5
47 36 Vospernik Andrej  SLO 2044 1 5
48 47 Sivanesan Subramanian  MAS 1816 1 5
49 56 Srivatanakul Pricha  THA 1714 1 5
50 39 FM Tiwari Ashwani  IND 2025 1 4.5
51 44 Lee Kah Howe William  MAS 1843 1 4.5
52 61 Chan Kim Yew  MAS 1514 1 4.5
53 70 Pereira Johnharry Sebastian  SIN 0 1 4.5
54 30 FM Leong Ignatius  SIN 2100 1 4
55 50 Lim Kiat Liong  MAS 1798 1 4
56 26 Alahakoon Isuru  SRI 2127 1 4
57 43 Lim Kian Hwa  MAS 1859 1 4
58 59 Koo Wei Xin Rosamund  MAS 1633 1 4
59 60 Lee Kah Teng Benjamin  MAS 1579 1 3.5
60 55 Mohd Saprin Amir Ghaazi  MAS 1761 1 3
61 57 Tin Ruiqi  SIN 1685 1 3
62 58 Mustafa Albakri Suhaimi  MAS 1646 1 2.5
63 52 CM Ng Jen Sheng  MAS 1792 0.5 5.5
64 34 Pang Siew Chong  MAS 2065 0.5 5
65 62 Cheah Kah Hoe  MAS 1370 0.5 4
66 68 Emuy Dondigo Gonzales  PHI 0 0 5
67 71 Shee Jia Wee  MAS 0 0 4.5
68 51 Mohd Hisham Muhd Hafiz  MAS 1797 0 4
69 65 Saparmin Mohd Zullghafari  MAS 1483 0 4
70 66 Arrocena Winston Elmer  PHI 0 0 4
71 67 Buenaobra Leo Jr  PHI 0 0 4

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Johor International Chess Open 2014

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JOHOR CHESS ASSOCIATION (JCA) / PERSATUAN CATUR NEGERI JOHOR
1st Johor International Chess Open 2014
Venue : City Square, Johor Bahru

Date     : 1st December – 6th December 2014
Tournament Regulations
• This is an individual tournament, open to all players.
• There are two categories of play: the Open category for all players and the Challenger category for players rated below 2000 (FIDE ratings) or 1850 (national ratings).
• FIDE (International Chess Federation) rules and regulations apply. Results will be sent for FIDE rating calculations.
• Both categories will be played using the Swiss System, with 9 rounds for both the Open and Challenger categories. For the pairings, a Swiss Manager program will be used.
• The rounds shall be conducted according to the schedule attached.
• Each player is accorded a time control of 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment per move.
• Five minutes before each round starts, the Chief Arbiter shall make the relevant announcements. If any player is not present within an hour after the round is started, he shall lose by default.
• FIDE regulations apply for mobile phones – all mobile phones must be turned off during playing times. Penalty is the automatic loss of the game.
• Officials and players should be smartly attired at all times while in the playing hall.
Programme / Schedule
Day 1 (Monday, 1 December 2014)
1400   Final Registration
1430   Players' Briefing
1500-1900 Round 1
Day 2 (Tuesday, 2 December 2014)
0900-1300 Round 2
1500-1900 Round 3
Day 3 (Wednesday, 3 December 2014)
0900-1300 Round 4
Day 4 (Thursday, 4 December 2014)
0900-1300 Round 5
1500-1900 Round 6
Day 5 (Friday, 5 December 2014)
0900-1300 Round 7
1500-1900 Round 8
Day 6 (Saturday, 6 December 2014)
0900-1300 Round 9
 
Prize Money
Open (RM)
Challenger (RM)
1st
6000
800
2nd
4000
600
3rd
3000
400
4th
2000
300
5th
1000
250
6th
800
200
7th
700
150
8th
650
100
9th
600
100
10th
550
100
11th  - 12th   each
500
100
13th – 15th each
400
 
16th – 20th each
250
 
Best Lady
300
100
Best JCA1
300
100
Best JCA2
250
100
Best JCA3
200
100
Best JCA4
200
100
U12B/ U12G/U10B/ U10G/U8B/ U8G Age Group medals are for the Challenger categoryonly.1st – 5th for each category.
 
 
 
Entry Fee (RM)
Open
Above FIDE 2300FOC
Malaysian NMFOC
FIDE 2000 - 2299200
FIDE 1800 - 1999250
FIDE 1600-1799350
Unrated400
Challenger
FIDE rated150
Unrated200
 
Closing Date: 15th November 2014
Registration and payment after the closing date incurs the payment of double the entry fee stated above.
Online Registration:
Please Download forms for registration. Registration to play is completed only after payment is made.
Payment:
  1. Bank in  PERSATUAN CATUR JOHOR – RHB Bank, CITISQUARE Branch
Current A/C No: 20101700207247, and then email the bank in slip to johorchess@gmail.com
  1. Other payment modes please contact us by email johorchess@gmail.com
Accommodation
       I.        Players are required to budget for their own board and lodgings, as well as transportation needs. Please send all queries and bookings to johorchess@gmail.com
       II.      Hotel rooms at a special rate can be arranged through us as stated in the registration forms.
Provisions for titled player (GM, IM):
Hotel rooms are provided on a twin-sharing basis for the first 10 GMs/ IMs that register and show confirmed flight details.
 
Contact Person:
Mr Steven Cheong Tel: (60)167202272
Email: johorchess@gmail.com
The organizers reserve the right to change the rules and regulations without prior notice.