Surprised who her coach is

Well I was 4 years ago when the video appeared. The reason is unlike other coaches, he never even mentioned it before in our many nasi lemak sessions in 2018. I guess that’s his character. There are many strong players brought to IM, WIM and WFM levels who like Samantha never mentioned who their coach … Read more

20% off for early registration to the Johor Chess Festival

As incentive for registering early Johor Chess Festival is giving 20% discounts for people registering on October and 10% discounts for registering in November. Here are the details:- Payment received within October (20% discount) Open Category – GM > FIDE 2400/IM > FIDE 2300/Above FIDE 2300; Free of ChargeOpen Category – FIDE 2200-2299 (Non-JCA member); … Read more

Met any friends?

With over 700 players who took part in the recently concluded 17th Malaysian Chess Festival from about 11 countries, I am sure many have met old friends and even made new ones.

Meeting Chess Friends at Olympiads

Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) (201208050018HQ)

Competitive as the Olympiad is, there is nothing meeting friends from different countries, culture and beliefs. Also with the hectic schedule, it is even harder for friends to meet but still many are fortunate to find the time… Players meet, relax and have fun with their teammates, friends and even their opponents! From Peter Long … Read more

Blue Chavelier Open 2022

This post is inspired Peter Frost (above). This is a face you’d be familiar with if you are a participant of any of the Malaysian Chess Festival editions. He has taken part in almost if not all of the 16 Malaysian Chess Festivals ! Talk about a loyal participant! Anyway, made the video below because … Read more