Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Malaysia Book Of Records Chess Simul

Kelab Catur Kuantan will be sending players to participate at the Chess Simul this thursday. The simul is an attempt to break the Malaysia Book of Records for the largest chess simul in Malaysia. The record is currently held by CM Collin Madhavan which made the record last year.

Here is what taken from Hairulov's blog :

The events will be held this Thursday ( 26th March 2009) in conjunction with the celebration of the National Police Day . Details of the events is as follow:-

The current record is currently held by Collin Madhavan who did it against 101 players last year.The past world record is held by GM Susan Polgar who play against 326 players in 2005 ! For the record , Susan is a women and to be more precise...a chess mom ! However, recently Bulgarian - GM Kiril Georgiev has break the world record by playing against 360 players !

Ismail Ahmad (photo from utusan Online)

According to Sergeant Ismail Ahmad , 115 players have already register to play. The players are from Kelab Catur Kuantan, Wesports Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Majlis Sukan Sekolah (MSS) Kedah, MSS Kuala Lumpur, MSS Selangor, MSS Negeri Sembilan, MSS Pahang, Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM), Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Bukit Jelutong, SK Jenjarom, SK Dato' Abu Bakar Baginda, SMK Dato Razali, SMK Telok Datok, Banting, Sekolah Menengah Agama Persekutuan Kajang, SMK Sains Kuala Selangor, SK Kebun Baharu, Teluk Panglima Garang, SJK (C) Kepong 3, SJK (T) Kajang and SK Taman Seroja.

All the best to all four Kelab players (Shariff Zaki, Muhammad Qhaider, En Nordin, and Muhammad Harris Farhan) under the guidance and effort of their coach En Nordin to take them there, hope we will have winners from the Kelab.

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