Sunday, October 12, 2008

World Youth Chess Championship 2008

This year World Youth Chess Championship will be held at Vung Tau, Vietnam from 19th October 2008 - 31st october 2008. Malaysians will not miss this annual youth tourney as we will also be taking part by sending 10 youth players to the game.

It will be interesting to watch our Yeoh Li Tian performing in U- 10 boys category as last year he made a fine marked for being number fourth in U-8 boys category at Turkey.

Other players representing Malaysia are also not to be left out in the event! as all Malaysian chess fans at home will be monitoring their progress in the event in the hope of performing better with better results than expected! Best of luck to all the players.

The players are :

1. Yeoh Li Tian FIDE Rating -1955 (Open 10)
2. Aron Teh Eu Wen (Open 10)
3. Lee Kah Meng Elgin FIDE Rating - 1811 (Open 12)
4. Azhar Muhammad Syakir Shazmeer FIDE Rating - 1844 (Open 14)
5. Ong Way Justin FIDE Rating - 2044 (Open 16)
6. Azhar Puteri Rifqah Fahada (Girls 08)
7. Camilia Bt Johari (Girls 10)
8. Nur Najiha Hisham (Girls 10)
9. Nur Nabila Azman Hisham (Girls 12)
10. Bakri Alia Anin Azwa FIDE Rating - 1907 (Girls 14)