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4 Sabah players represent Malaysia in 1st FIDE Online Chess Olympiad For People With Disabilities

 

61 teams from 45 different countries are taking part in the first Online Chess Olympiad for People with Disabilities, organized by the International Chess Federation (FIDE). The event kicks off on November 21 and will run until December 3, a day recognized by the United Nations as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

The competition brings together 400 players from all over the world (including reserves). Among them, there are two participants with the Grandmaster title, the highest distinction in chess.

Malaysia sent 2 teams which is Malaysia 1 and Malaysia 2. Among the players in Malaysia 1 team, there are 4 Sabahan players namely Ardian Syah Muming, Saharuddin Mappa, Arjoni Sadewah and Wahidah Syamimi binti Abdul Sani.

Read more: 4 Sabah players represent Malaysia in 1st FIDE Online Chess Olympiad For People With Disabilities

David Chin wins Sabah Chess Masters 2020 !!

David Chin still got it.

 

Ex-state champion in 80's and 90's, Mr. David Chin wins the Sabah Chess Masters held in Sabah Chess Academy, Kingfisher recently. He scored 12 points out of 15 beating other 14 participants.
2nd place goes to Awang Mohd Syafie Mohd Kifflee who scored 11.5 out of 15 and 3rd place goes to Masrin Erowan scored 10 out of 15 points. These top three will be represent Sabah for the upcoming Malaysian Chess Championship held in Kuala Lumpur somewhere in March.

The Sabah Masters chess tournament begins in 31st of January and ends in 9th of February 2020 with 90 minutes + 30 second time control. Sabah Chess Association plans to organise 2 more tournaments with the same time control in the upcoming Sabah Kaamatan Open and El Clasico Chess Tournament this year. 

 

Final rank click here --> Sabah Masters 2020

 

2nd place, Awang Mohd Syafie Mohd Kifflee (right) 

 

3rd place, Masrin Erowan (left)

 

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4th place, Charles Lucas

 

5th place, Mohd Faizal Roslan

 

6th place, Mohd Aizan Ermando

 

7th place, Abdul Sahim Wising

 

8th place, Mahimad Petrus

 

9th place, Gazalee Mohd Ismail

 

10th place, Muhd Yusop Abu Bakar

 

12th place, Richard Conrod Kimbin

 

13th place, Almando Abbil

 

14th place, Hosdi Soupin

 

15th place, the only female player Jennica Fay Jossly (left)

 

SCA Chess Calendar 2020

 

(The above events is tentative and subject to change)

3 tournaments postponed

 

The following tournaments will be postponed due to current viral outbreaks in Kota Kinabalu:

1. Gong Xi Fa Cai Chess Rapid
2. Government vs Private Sector
3. Sabah Juniors

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Al Kamil a.k.a 'The Terminator' topped the AGM Chess Tournament 2019 !!

Al Kamil Kamin (left) receiving the Champion prize from SCA's President, Mr. Muammar Julkarnain.

 

2nd place, Abdul Sahim Wising

 

3rd place, Mohd Ilyas Awang

 

4th place, Awang Mohd Syafie Mohd Kifflee

 

5th place, Louis Malison Gimir

 

6th place, Abdolrashid Paodak

 

7th place, Charles Lucas

 

8th place, Abdul Wahab Abu Bakar

 

9th place, Adam Arip

 

10th place, Almando Abbil

 

CATEGORY PRIZE

 

Best U12 Boy, Muhd Tirmidzi Abdul Sahim. Prize presented by the new Vice President (OKU/Ladies), Mdm Joeanne Lee.

 

Best U12 Girl

 

Best U18 Boy

 

Best U18 Girl, Jennica Fay Jossly

 

Special Prize for PWD Player.

 

 

 

 

 

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