Category: games

Malaysian men met a far superior Mongolian team so if they Malaysian had lost 4-0 it would not be a surprise. Instead Malaysia scrape thru with a 1-3 loss.  FM Lim Zhuo Ren held Mongolia’s strongest GM, Batchukuub Tsegned to a draw playing White. Similiarly CM Fong Yit San’s draw vs the 300 ELO point […]

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Even though the Olympiad is where the best chess players from their represented country take part, that doesn’t mean you will not see some scholar’s mate taking place. This in round 2 from the 2018 Batumi Olympiad … Williams, Margoe (jam) – Krubally, Mariama (gam) Women’s World Chess Olympiad Batumi 2018 round 02 Jabbie, Fatou […]

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The Men’s team suffered a defeat. Madagascar captained and coached by GM Maurice Ashley beat Malaysia by 3-1. Board 4 Mukriez Shah using White pieces scored the sole win for Malaysia against the almost 200 ELO rated higher opponent Razanadrakotarisoa, Toavino. The Women team beat Iraq by 3-1. WFM Alia Anin Azwa Bakri as Black […]

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It’s the start of the 2018 Batumi Chess Olympiad and the Malaysian Men had a tough first round meeting the very strong Belarus all-GM team. Fong Yit San’s  fighting draw on board 4 saved Malaysia from getting white washed 4-0. 1 GM Zhigalko Sergei 2610 1 0 FM Lim Zhuo Ren 2182 2 GM Aleksandrov […]

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