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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)



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




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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