Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Merdeka Rapid 2007

The ASTRO - IGB Merdeka Team Rapid 2007 were held from 18-19 August 2007 at CitiTel Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. 5o teams took part in this anual events. Team from Philipines, Indonesia, New Zealand and Malaysia participate.

I played for Nusa Mahkota Chess Club with my good friends Rizal Ahmad Kamal, Irwan Zulkarnain, Azizi Shukor and Rusdi Sidi. Our team finish 21st with 19 points.

Apocalypse Manila from Philipines emerged as the winner with 28 points.

below are some of the photo i took during the events.

IM Dede Liu, Fide rating 2398 (Indonesia) playing 1st board for Bhayangkara A

IM Mashafizul Helmi, Fide rating 2372 (Malaysia) playing 1st board for ASTRO

FM Sebastian Simanjuntak, Fide rating 2271(Indonesia)playing 5th board for Bhayangkara A

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