Mas is now in India

IM Mas Hafizulhelmi is playing two Opens in India, the just concluded Chennai Grandmaster International Open from 15 to 23 November organised in conjunction with the Anand-Carlsen World Championship Match, and is now at the 2nd Hyderabad Open International Grandmaster Tournament from 25 November to 3 December (see

While Mas has not exactly shown what he is capable of, he has still managed to get a few rating points in arguably the toughest place in the world to play chess! That is already a first for a Malaysian. Let's all hope our marathon boy can keep this up...


  1. Recorded Game of Chennai Grandmaster Int'l Open 2013
    Round 6 Board 10 on 19/November/2013
    IM Mas Hafizulhelmi (2350) vs. IM Aditya Udeshi (2444) 0-1
    Click HERE to replay game.


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