Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Collin Madhavan create Malaysia Book of Records for “The Most Consecutive Chess Games Played”

Collin Madhavan create the Malaysian Book of Records for the most consecutive chess game played (simultenously) on 21st December 2008 at the Penang International Sports Arena (PISA) . Collin played 101 games against young and adult players . The match lasted 8 hours and 40 minutes and Collin won 69 games , drawing 29 and lost 3 games .

The event which was one of the highlights for the Penang International Book Fair was organised by The AsiaFairs Sdn Bhd .This simultaneous Chess match is part of the Budi Chess Program, which is a grand plan to promote Chess to the masses.

The main sponsors for this event is The AsiaFairs Sdn Bhd, the Penang Chess Association and Quantum Corporation Sdn Bhd .

For details of this achievement, read the full article at

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