Saturday, February 07, 2009

Ong Thian Loon Win Klang Open 2009 !

Ong Thian Loon emerged as the unexpected champion in the 2009 Klang Open held at the Pusat Sumber Pendidikan, Jabatan Agama Islam Selangor (JAIS), Kampung Jawa, Klang . The second place goes to FM Anas Nazreen Bakri followed by FM Mok Tze Meng.The tournament managed to attract a large number of participants. According to one of the organiser - Mr. Azhar, 400++ players participate in this 8 round swiss system and National rated tournament organised by Badan Kebajikan Kakitangan Pejabat Agama Islam Klang dan Majlis Guru Besar Daerah Klang .
Ong Thian Loon - Klang Open 2009 Champion !

Big names such as FM Mok Tze Meng, FM Anaz Nazreen Bakri, NM Kamal Abdullah, NM Kamal Ariffin, National player and ex World Police Champion - Ismail Ahmad , Filipino - Ian Udani, WNM Nurshazwani Zulkifli, WJM Nur Nabila Azman, Kamaluddin Yusof, Mohd Fadli Zakaria, Abdullah Che Hassan turn up in this event... so... Thian Loo victory is quite an achievement.

The last round . From left ( Kamaluddin Yusof vs Ian Udani , FM Mok Tze Meng vs Ismail Ahmad, Ong Thian loon vs FM Anas Nazreen Bakri)

Round 8: Sam (right) vs NM Kamal Abdullah

My fellow friend - Sam also play and he finish in 12th place ( not bad result -Sam !). In the last round, he draw against NM Kamal Abdullah who arrive to this tournament straight from Johor Bahru (JB). Last night he was with me and Irwan at Kelana Mall ( Kelana Jaya) till 11pm before going to JB and this morning he is in Klang - thanks to Ali Cafe we drink last night ! Both Sam and Kamal finished with 6 points.

The players in deep concentration during the last round

source : Mr. Azhar

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