Thursday, July 29, 2010
Are You Ready For the 39th Chess Olympiad?
The Chess Olympiad will kick off in about two months. Below is the poster that GiLoCatur downloaded from its official website.
Below is the official website for the 39th Chess Olympiad. Check it out, especially it has the special reminder to all the participating nations and teams.
The URL - http://ugra-chess.com/
Who will be representing MALAYSIA in the Chess Olympiad? Based on the info from online Olympiad registration page at chess-results.com, the Malaysian team will be :
MEN team - IM Mas Hafizulhelmi (2422), IM Mok Tze Meng (2416), NM Tan Khai Boon (2160), FM Peter Long (2302) and Gregory Lau (2159)
WOMEN team - NWM Alia Anin Azwa (1904), NWM Fong Mi Yen (1905), WCM Nur Nabila Azman Hisham (1833), NWM Nurul Huda Wahiddudin (2020) and NWM Roslina Marmono (1933).
note : numbers in brackets are FIDE ratings
So, are you ready for the big tournament for chess? How MALAYSIA will fare in 2010 Olympiad edition?