KUALA LUMPUR- Today i found a very shocking news from gilachess.blog about a death of one of a chess player in a chess tournament (3RD STONEMASTER PRO/AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2007) held yesterday. According to stonemaster.biz the unfortunate player is WAN MOHD ZAKI IDRIS. Heart attack was believed as the caused of the death.
As respecting Wan Mohd Zaki death, the tournaments which has reach the 2nd round were postponed to 6 January 2008.
Two chess player (Dr.Dhiauddin,Ronnie Lim) that have a medical qualifaction help Wan Mohd Zaki when he collapsed during the tournaments.
It's a sad day and a sad situation for Malaysian Chess. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.Anybody who have details about his family please sent some info how we can help the family of Wan Mohd Zaki.