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Asian Weiqi Open Championship

Malaysia has been selected to host the inaugural Asian Weiqi Open Championship, and Ipoh has been given the honour to do so, at Syeun Hotel. Organised by FULDA Malaysia, the Championship will see keen competition among participants from Asia, from China to Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei and of course, host Malaysia. Anyone who is interested to participate ... continue reading »

Perak Weiqi Tournament 2014

Dec 9, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Sports
Perak WeiQi Tournament

The 3-day first Perak Weiqi Open Championship kicked off on Dec 2nd at Tow Boh Keong Hall in Ipoh. Organised by NSS Centre and sponsored by the Perak State Government, the objective of the tournament was to promote the Chinese chess to the masses. According to the President of Malaysia Weiqi Association Mr. Tiong Kee Soon, ... continue reading »

Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Chess Championship

The 5th leg of the 5th series of the 5th Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Perak Grand Prix Chess Championship attracted the participation of 217 players, spread out over two age categories, Under 12 and Under 17 as well as the Open category. Although most players were from Perak, there were some support from Penang ... continue reading »

SMK Seri Putera Open Chess Tournament

17-year-old Gavin Tan Kah Shing from SMK Pinji, was ecstatic with his win in the 2014 SMK Seri Putera Open Chess Tournament, his first championship in an Open category. Having solely won age-groups previously, Gavin has been playing chess for the past 2.5 years only. Organised by the school's chess club, the sixth edition of the ... continue reading »

Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Championship Grand Final

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 ... continue reading »

Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Perak Grand Prix Chess Championship

The completion of the 3rd Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Perak Grand Prix Chess Championship was graced by the presence of two very distinguished personalities: Dato' Tan Chin Nam, the Honorary Life President of the Malaysian Chess Federation and Tan Sri Dato' Seri Lee Oi Hian, the Chief Executive Officer of Kuala Lumpur Kepong (KLK) ... continue reading »

Piala Datuk Bandar Ipoh 2012

The recent Mayor's Cup 2012 received good response, I guess because it's a national-rated chess tournament. It attracted some 164 players. It was jointly organised by Persatuan Catur Daerah Kinta (PUNCAK) and Classical Chess, with the co-operation of Ipoh City Council. The Mayor's Cup, with Ipoh City Mayor (Datuk Bandar Ipoh) Dato' Hj. Roshidi Hj. ... continue reading »

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