Tuesday, August 25, 2009

DATMO 2009 - Round 5 Pics

Pic left : GM Ehsan Ghaem Maghami from Iran (2589)
Pic right : with the red shirt - Our Sarawakian Lim Kian Hwa - a regular at Malaysian Chess Festival, besides him playing black is Richard Kimbin who now resides in Italy.

Pic left : Aaron Chua (2040), last year in DATMO he was one of Best Malaysians prize winner.
Pic right : Yeap Eng Chiam vs Dr Dirk Jordan (2217)

Pic left : in the middle - Sebastian Simanjuntak (INA) with 2254 vs Sho Inoue (JPN) with 2024
Pic right : The Malaysians playing in DATMO this year - Abdullah Che Hassan, Ismail Ahmad and Sumant Subramaniam.

Pic left : In blue - GM Saidali Iludachev (UZB) - 2518 vs WGM Irene Sukandar (INA) - 2311, while next to them is GM Susanto Megaranto (INA) - 2534 vs Ian Udani (PHI) - 2241 (wearing white sweater)
Pic right : FM Awam Wahono (INA) - 2399

Pic left : Ma Qun (CHN) - 2319
Pic right : Xiu Deshun (CHN) - 2515

Pic left : Gao Rui (CHN) - 2491
Pic right : IM Ronald Dableo (PHI) - 2417

Yu Yangyi (CHN) - 2510

If you can see from the pic, most chinese players are with strong FIDE rating but yet with any title. GM Li Chao first win in DATMO 2 years ago is with no title, but straight shoot to GM title without going through any other titles. Amazing huh?!

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