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Malay Mail Online: A Look Back At 2015 In The World Of Chess

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Chessdom: FM Nguyen Anh Khoi And WGM Nguyen Thi Mai Hung Win JAPFA 3rd ASEAN Championships 2015

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Let's Celebrate Li Tian's IM Norm

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Chessdom: JAPFA 3rd ASEAN Championships - Round 10

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Yeoh Li Tian Gets His First IM Norm!

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Malaysians Title Norm Update at JAPFA 3rd ASEAN Championships After Round 5

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Li Tian has come through a a day where he met two grandmasters and remains unbeaten with +2 when he needs  +1 to make his first International Master title norm. Of course he wins or finishes in a tie for first (up to three players), he then becomes Malaysia's International Master.

Nabila is also unbeaten and while a point behind the two leaders and half a point behind two others, she is still on track for a Woman International Master title norm.

Malay Mail Online: Helping The Singapore Chess Federation Move Forward

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Chessdom: Young Malaysian Leads JAPFA 3rd ASEAN Championships

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Chessdom: The JAPFA 3rd ASEAN Championships Gets Underway

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Team Selfie Time!

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Indonesia!
Malaysia!
Myanmar!
Philippines!
Vietnam!

In Jakarta for the JAPFA 3rd ASEAN Championships 2015

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The Tournament Hall at SCUA (Sekolah Catur Utut Adianto) in Bekasi, Jakarta


Chess is a family affair... even amongst the VIP guests on formal occasions


National Anthems are however a serious matter


GM Utut Adianto giving the keynote address before opening the championships


All participants on stage for the obligatory group photo but this time with a big cheer!

Chessdom: JAPFA ASEAN Chess Championship 2015 Grandmaster Norm for Champion

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Malay Mail Online: Celebrating The Triumph Of Mind Over Body

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Malay Mail Online: FIDE President Still Hanging On Despite Being On US Sanctions List

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Chief Arbiter At The 8th ASEAN Para Games

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Malay Mail Online: Challenges Of Organising An International Chess Tournament

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