Thursday, June 09, 2011

Lim Kian Hwa at Asian Senior Championship

I've just found out that Sarawakian otai (oldtimer) - Lim Kian Hwa is also playing in the 2011 Asian Chess Championship which  was held from 2nd -8th June 2011 at the Bentota Beach Hotel, Bentota , Sri Lanka. 33 players from India, Iran, Malaysia, UAE, Nepal, Maldives and Sri Lanka participate in this event. 

The event is divide into  three section -  Junior,Gilrs and Seniors. In the Junior section, the winners will be awarded with International Master Title while in the Senior section,  a cash award of US $ 6,000 is offered for the winners.

Lim is playing in the senior section while Sumant Subramaniam in the junior section.

Lim Kian Hwa (left) against Abdullah Ibrahim (Maldive)  in round 4. photo from lankachess

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