Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Asian Cities in Tagaytay City

The Asian Cities Championship is going on right now in Tagaytay City, Philippines. Malaysia is represented by Shah Alam, a team which is put up by Chess Association of Selangor by virtue of their winning the Inter-State Championship in Sabah recently.

The team consists of Nicholas Chan, Yeoh Li Tian (both who were in the winning Selangor team), Evan Capel from Penang, Fong Yit San of Perak and Mohd Nabil.

The team is doing fairly well and in a tie for third with 11 match points after four rounds - same as Wuxi (China) and Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia). Tagaytay City is leading with 12.5 points followed by Manila.

Top scorer for Shah Alam is Yeoh Li Tian 3.5/4 followed by Nicholas Chan with 3/4

The team faces a tough challenge in the fifth round as they will meet Shanghai with GM Zhou JianChao on first board.

The best games so far played by our team


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