Monday, December 22, 2008

KL Open 2008 - Closing Ceremony - Part 2

Below are the remaining photo's of the KL Open 2008 closing ceremony .

Why all this GM's and IM's smiling and gather at Peter Long ? - they actually wait for their cash prize money !

DYTM raja Nazrin Shah is saying something to IM Manuel Aaron during the chess legend simul.

The guys ( left) who is playing in the last round game had a Royal spectator on their side . An experience of a life time!

The Azman Hisham trio - from left : Nabil, Nabila and Najiha make their parent and country proud !

Indonesia youngster - Kaisar Jenius Hakiki (left) is a brother - "Kakak" for WGM to be - Irene Kharisma Sukandar. Interestingly in Malay , "Kakak" means sister whereas in Indonesia "kakak" means brother !

Indian chess legend - IM Manuel Aaron (left) with patzer blogger - Hairulov (right)

Indonesian IM Salor Sitanggang (right) is another chess legend in Indonesia. When i start to play chess about 20 years ago, his name always appear in the newspaper chess column . It's a honour for me to have this photo session with him.

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