Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Commonwealth Chess Champion 1992, Bangi, Malaysia !

As you all know, i'm collecting information about the 1992 Commonwealth Chess Championship which was held in Malaysia. This is as a build up for this year Commonwealth Chess Championship which was unofficially announced to be held in Malaysia !

Thanks to my friend Rizal and a newspaper cutting from Ilhammudin which gave me a valuable info about The 1992 Commonwealth Chess Champion which was held at the Kompleks Sukan PERMATA (PETRONAS Training Unit), Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor.

According to Rizal, he got 8 out of 9 of the 1992 tournament bulletins which consist about 220 from 320 games. Unfortunately he didn't have the round 9 bulletin.

Below are the details i got so far:-

Venue : Kompleks Sukan PERMATA , Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor.

Date : 22 May 1992 - 2 June 1992

Format : Swiss 9 round

Participants :- 50 ( 25 local players)

1. GM Julion Hodgson (2580) - England
2. GM Anthony Miles ( 2565) - England
3. GM William watson (2535) - England
4. GM Mihail Suba (2520) - Romania
5. GM Joe Gallagher (2510) - England
6. GM Stuart Conquest (2505) - England
7. IM Darryl Johansen (2485) - Australia
8. IM Pravin Thipsay (2485) - India
9. IM Collin McNab (2475) - Scotland
10. IM D V Prasad (2415) - India
11. IM Lanka Ravi (2375) - India
12. IM N. Sudhakar (2365) - India
13. Alexander Wohl (2280) - Australia
14. WGM Susan Arkell - England
15. Deborah Cooper - Wales

Local Players

1. Mohd Kamal Abdullah (2205)
2. WIM Audrey Wong (2020)
3. Mok Tze Meng (2000)
4. David Chin
5. Wendy Lai
6. Mohd Zaini Hamid


Any additional info is welcome and can be send to my email hairulov@gmail.com

1 comment:

Rizal Ahmad Kamal said...

Sorry Hairulov for giving wrong information, I actually have 219 games (not 320). It was 9 rounds which featured 25 games per round, but at the end, some players just walkover. And 4 of the last games were no result / games except the names of the players.

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