The fifth and final leg of the 4th Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Championship held at Syuen Hotel on Sunday wrapped up the prestigious grand prix chess tournament.

Sponsored by Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (KLK), jointly organised by Perak International Chess Association (PICA) and Dato’ Arthur Tan Chess Centre (DATCC), it attracted 151 participants. There were three categories: Open, Under 17 and Under 12.

Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Championship Grand Final

Dato' Lee Hau Hian receives a souvenir from President of Perak International Chess Association Ir. Chan Swee Loon during the Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Championship Grand Final in Ipoh

Here are the results of the top three winners per category:

Open:
1) Ahmad Fadzil Nayan
2) Tan Khai Boon (National Master)
3) Fong Yit Ho.

Under 17:
1) Suniil Kali Vanan
2) Jagathees Guna Balan (only 11 years old)
3) Ang Zhen Yuan

Under 12:
1) Chuah Hao Min
2) Chua Jia Tien
3) Ang Jing Xuan

Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Championship Grand Final

competition in progress

And the winners of the 4th Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Perak Grand Prix Chess Championship based on total points collected over the five legs, were:

1) Ahmad Fadzil Nayan
2) Fong Yit San
3) Tan Khai Boon
4) Muhd Syazwan Zulkifl
5) Fong Tit Ho
6) Syamaizar Lup
7) Azmi Ishak
8) Ahmad Mudzafar Ramli

They won a total of RM2500 in prize money.

Guests of honour included Dato’ Lee Hau Hian (Director of Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd.), Dato’ Sri Edmund Santhara (Deputy President of Malaysian Chess Federation and director of Masterskill Education Group Bhd.) and also Abdul Hamid who represented Dato’ Tan Chin Nam (Honorary life President of Malaysian Chess Federation).

Event: 4th Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Perak Grand Prix Chess Championship 2013
Venue: Syuen Hotel, Ipoh
Date: 30th June, 2013
Time: 9.30am – 6pm

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