Tuesday, April 01, 2008

The 8th Bangkok Chess Club Open 2008

The 8th Bangkok Chess Club Open 2008 was held from 1th-6th April 2008 at the Century Park Hotel Bangkok

Apart from the Open Tournament with a first prize of US $1,500, there is a Challenger Tournament for players with a FIDE rating below 2100 and unrated players.

Among the top seeded players compete in this tournament is
GM Akobian Varuzhan ( 2601) from USA, GM Li Shilong (2512) from China and

IM Bitoon Richard (2420) from Philipines. 16 Malaysian players took part. Below are the list of Malaysian players.

1. Tan Khai Boon (2137)

2. Nik Ahmad Farouqi (2110)

3. Lim Kian Hwa (1992)

4.Thong Yung Cheng (1952 )

5.Khor Bean Hwa (1939 )

6.Capel Evan Timothy (1910)

7.Fung Cheah Cheok (1770)

8.Kwan Loo Pak (1743)

9.Png Ren Chi (1367)

10.Abang Azman Draup

11.Abang Draup

12.Bohari Morsin Ahmad

13.Fong Wei Chern Gavin

14.Hussain Mohd Nasir

15. Lee Kah Meng Elgin

16. Yahaya Ahmad Othman

Tournament website is here http://www.bangkokchess.com/

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