All eyes ( chess eyes) is now focus to Penang. The 2009 Penang Heritage City International Open will start today. This 9 round Swiss event took place at the Dewan Sri, Penang , from 10th June- 14th June 2009. There will be two groups of play - Open and the Challengers. For details info click here
The top participants so far is German GM- Gerhard Schebler ( FIDE 2470), IM Mashafizul Helmi ( FIDE 2425), FM Mok Tze Meng ( FIDE 2303) and NM Lim Chuin Hoong (FIDE 2287).