Fifth former Stanley Zhang of International Secondary surprised to win the Secondary Schools Title with 5/7 in a competitive field of 34 students. His brother James Zhang finished close by at 4/7 in fourth place. Continue reading
Candidate Master (CM) Calvin Prasad won the Brijlal Rapid Open despite a loss to defending champion CM Manoj Kumar in the final round by virtue of tie-break. CM Goru Arvind caused a rattle in the final results as he beat Manoj Kumar in a critical match. Continue reading
Candidate Master (CM) Calvin Prasad snatched away the Kundan Singh Open title from CM Manoj Kumar by registering a flawless 6/6 at the Level 4 Tappoo City Conference Room. CM Manoj Kumar and CM Noel Adricula finished 2nd and 3rd with 5/6. Continue reading
Young Candidate Master (CM) Ronald Terubea won the 3rd Tappoo City sponsored National Blitz Chess Championship in dramatic fashion after a three-way tie with CM Calvin Prasad and CM Manoj Kumar where all players had 13.5/16. However, Ronald Terubea reigned supreme since he defeated the duo in earlier rounds. CM Goru Arvind and Tianata Terubea finished 4th and 5th respectively with 12/16.
Candidate Master (CM) Calvin Prasad had a respectable outing in the 10th Malaysian Chess Festival in August 2013 where he finished with a score of 4/9 despite having a start rank of 79 out of 120 players. Continue reading