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Malay Mail Online: Early Impressions Of The Malaysian Chess Festival 2015

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Malay Mail Online: Malaysian Chess Festival: Ending The Year With A Bang

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Start List - Malaysia Chess Challenge 2015

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Start List - 12th IGB Malaysian International Open Championship 2015

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Start List - 6th KLK Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Seniors Championship 2015

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Start Lists - 6th Swensen's Rapid Age Group Championships 2015

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Team Lists - 35th ASTRO Merdeka Rapid Open Team Championship 2015

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Malay Mail Online: Time For Malaysian Chess Players To Get A Reality Check

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Malay Mail Online: More Chess Events Coming Up

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Some Photos from the KL Open

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Yup, the KL Open has now come to an end. Congratulations to the winners (and all the participants). We celebrated Merdeka (Independence Day) together in the right spirit!

The final standings can be seen at http://www.chess-results.com/tnr185296.aspx?lan=1 (Open) and http://www.chess-results.com/tnr185297.aspx?lan=1 (U-16).

Below are a few photos I managed to take:

Open Section
 Backdrop
U-16 Section
The Current KLCA President is Dato' Tan Chin Nam's latest victim
The VIPs & Prizes before the Start of the Closing Ceremony
Close Up of VIPs
Introductory Remarks... and Many Many Thank Yous!
Speech by the President of the Kasparov Chess Foundation Asia-Pacific
Dato' Tan Talking
IM Mas Hafizulhelmi - 3rd Prize and also KL Champion 
IM Rolando Nolte - 2nd Prize
IM Roderick Nava - 1st Prize & Challenge Trophy
I would like to place on record the hard work of the many who are part of the KLCA council, officially (and also unofficially!) who worked extremely hard to make the …