Monthly Archives: April 2017

Strongest Selangor Open So Far

Apr 27, 2017 | | Say something

This year’s Selangor Open attracted 3 Grand Masters, 5 International Masters and a number of titled players. It could the strongest Selangor Open to my best knowledge. It has close to 20 foreign players in the Open section and around 10 in the Challenger section. It is the ‘Oldest Chess Tournament in Malaysia Certified by […more]

44th Selangor Open 2017

Apr 23, 2017 | | Say something

Today is the closing date for the 44th Selangor Open Chess Tournament 2017. Anyone who is interested please register today or the fee will be doubled. Personally, I had submitted my entry yesterday. I like to play in Selangor Open as it was well organised (when I took part). It is also a chance for […more]

Mini Miniature Games

Apr 19, 2017 | | Say something

When I want to write this topic, I try to find a definition of ‘Miniature’ and to my surprises, there is no fixed definition! In chess forums, there will be different ideas and conditions for a game to be┬ácalled as ‘Miniature’. So, I just use my own encounters in my years of chess to have […more]

Recommended Chess Playing Sites

Apr 10, 2017 | | Say something

I had played at many chess playing sites. From the early days of FICS, Yahoo, Pogo and ICC to the current sites like, My latest site is You can follow my link to the site: your playground In the early days, chess playing sites are mostly PC based i.e. you need […more]

FIDE-rated Chess Tournaments in Malaysia

Apr 2, 2017 | | Say something

Every year, there are 2 important and regular International FIDE rated tournaments in Malaysia. The first one is the Malaysia Open and the 2nd one is the Selangor Open. The Malaysia Open is part of the Merdeka Chess Festival happening in the Month of August or September. The Selangor Open is normally scheduled around the […more]