Friday, September 24, 2010

Round 4 Pairing !

Open Section

After a strong performance against Lithuania yesterday, the men team will meet another strong team - Switzerland in round 4. Although Malaysia is 188 rating average lower then the Swiss, psychologically we have the advantage due to our great show in 2006 Turin Olympiad when we beat the Swiss 2.5-1.5 in round 9. Back then, our top board - Mashafizul made history when he beat former Vice Champion - Victor Kortchnoi . Unfortunately this time, the legendary player couldn't play due to health reason.

In 2006, Lim Yee Weng held GM Joe Gallagher to a draw but this time - Mok Tze Weng will carry the duty against the same opponent.

Bo.86MAS Malaysia (MAS)Rtg-47SUI Switzerland (SUI)Rtg0 : 0
36.1IMMas Hafizulhelmi2422-GMPelletier Yannick2592
36.2IMMok Tze-Meng2416-GMGallagher Joseph G2517
36.3Tan Khai Boon2160-IMKurmann Oliver2452
36.4FMLong Peter2302-IMBuss Ralph2433



Women Section

The Women team will meet Sri Lanka who is seeded lower and our girls have to take this opportunity to gain maximum points before facing stronger team later.

Round 4 on 2010/09/24 at 15:00
Bo.74MAS Malaysia (MAS)Rtg-83SRI Sri Lanka (SRI)Rtg0 : 0
43.1Bakri Alia Anin Azwa1904-Muhandiram R M M U1744
43.2WCMNur Nabila Azman Hisham1829-Basnayake I U1746
43.3Wahiduddin Nurul Huda2020-Premanath Dinushki1853
43.4Fong Mi Yen1905-Ranasinghe S D1822



Malaysia Boleh !


The 4th round will start at about 5 PM Malaysian time.

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