Saturday, January 24, 2009

Commonwealth Chess Champion 1991 or 1992 in Kuala Lumpur/Bangi ?

As a build up for the 2009 Commonwealth Chess Championship which will be held in Kuala Lumpur this July, i will try to share some info about the past Commonwealth Chess Championship held in Kuala Lumpur in the early 90's. Unfortunately there's no ( so far) valuable info about the tournament in the Internet. According to Mr. Muhammad Arshad, the tournament was held in Bangi in 1991 but i think the tournament was held in 1992 because in my chess database, there's several games between local and international chess players held in 1992 at Kuala Lumpur. I would like to ask anyone who know or better still who participate or involve in organizing the tournament to share the details.

Below are one of a game held in Kuala Lumpur in 1992 which i found from one of my chess book. The game is between local player Azhari Mohd Noor and British player - Susan Arkell who is now better known as Susan Lalic ( She married with Bogdan Lalic ) .


Azhari Mohd Nor - Susan Arkell [B12]
?, Kuala Lumpur , 1992

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.f4 cxd4 6.cxd4 Qb6 7.Nc3 e6 8.Nf3 Nh6 9.Bd3 Bd7 10.Bb1 g6 11.0–0 Nf5 12.Bxf5 gxf5 13.Rf2 Rc8 14.Be3 Na5 15.Kh1 Nc4 16.Qe2 Be7 17.Rc1 0–0 18.Rg1 Kh8 19.g4 fxg4 20.Rxg4 Nxb2 21.Qxb2 Qxb2 22.Rxb2 Rxc3 23.Rxb7 Rxe3 24.Rxd7 Rxf3 25.Rxe7 Rg8 26.Rxg8+ Kxg8 27.Rxa7 Rxf4 28.Ra4 Kg7 29.Kg2 Kg6 30.Rb4 Kf5 31.a4 Rg4+ 32.Kf3 Rh4 33.Kg3 Re4 34.Kf3 Rf4+ 35.Kg3 Rf1 36.Kg2 Ra1 37.Kg3 Ra3+ 38.Kh4 Ra2 39.Kg3 h5 40.h3 Ra3+ 41.Kh4 Kg6 42.Rb1 Rxa4 43.Rd1 Ra3 44.Rf1 Rd3 45.Rf6+ Kg7 46.Rf4 Re3 47.Kxh5 Rxh3+ 48.Kg4 Rd3 49.Kh5 Rg3 50.Rf6 Rg1 51.Rf4 Rg6 52.Rf1 f6 53.Ra1 Rg5+ 54.Kh4 Kg6 55.Ra6 Kf5 56.exf6 Rg4+ 57.Kh3 Rg8 58.f7 Rf8 59.Ra1 Rxf7 60.Rf1+ Kg6 61.Rxf7 Kxf7 62.Kg3 Ke7 63.Kf3 Kd7 64.Ke3 Kc6 0–1


1 comment:

Rizal Ahmad Kamal said...

I actually keep 8 out of 9 buletins of the Commonwealth Championship which was held from 22nd May- 2nd June 1992. The championship was held (according to the buletin) at multi-purpose hall Petrons Sports complex. I had rekeyed in all the games according to the arrangement of the board number and rounds, and improved some errors, and shall be ready for sale at any time. The price shall be around RM20 with about 320 game

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