Tuesday, 14 June 2016

A New Asian Youth Event - East Asian Youth Championships 2016


My understanding is that Malaysia is eligible and that the Singapore Chess Federation is actively promoting it to their players.

The dates on the title of the invitation letter are clearly a typo and the event is indeed being held from 4-11 August 2016.

I also believe that the previous successful event being referred to is actually the Asian Youth Championships 2015 which was in Suwon.

Saturday, 4 June 2016

Malaysian Team Performance at 17th ASEAN Age-Groups Open Championships



Dilwen Ding's Performance at 17th ASEAN Age-Groups Open Championships (U-20)


He is seeded second rated 2429 and finished in tenth place from thirteen participants with 1704 performance rating.

A 50% result with 4.5 points from 9 games.

Scored 2.5/3 against the three players from Thailand below him who were rated 1742, 1246 and unrated.

Got one point from a bye in fourth round.

Scored 1/5 against five players above him from two draws including one in last round against the top seed and leader who only needed a draw with the White pieces to become champion.

Draw for Dilwen Ding in Round 9

17th ASEAN Age Groups Open Championships
Pattaya, Thailand
Date: 04.06.2016
Round 9

Tran Tuan Minh
Dilwen Ding

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. Bf4 c5 4. c3 Qb6 5. Qc1 e6 6. e3 Nc6 7. Bd3 Be7 8. h3 O-O 9. O-O Bd7 10. Nbd2 Rac8 11. Qb1 h6 12. Re1 Rfd8 13. Bg3 a6 14. Bh4 Qc7 15. Qd1 e5 16. dxe5 Nxe5 17. Nxe5 Qxe5 18. Bg3 Qe6 19. Qf3 Bd6 20. Bxd6 Qxd6 21. e4 Re8 22. exd5 Qxd5 23. Ne4
























1/2-1/2

Friday, 3 June 2016

Dilwen Ding's Performance After 8 Rounds


Win for Dilwen Ding in Round 8

17th ASEAN Age-Groups Open Championships
Pattaya, Thailand
Date: 2016.06.03
Round 8
White: Pongsakorn Senawana (UR)
Black: Dilwen Ding (2429)

1. d4 d5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Bf4 c6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Bd3 Bxd3 6. Qxd3 e6 7. a3 Be7 8. Nf3 O-O 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Ne2 c5 11. c4 dxc4 12. Qxc4 Nb6 13. Qc2 Rc8 14. Qd2 Nbd5 15. Be5 Qb6 16. dxc5 Bxc5 17. Qd3 Rfd8 
























18. Rac1 Nxe3 
























19. Qc3 Ne4 20. Qe1 Nxf1 21. Kxf1 Bxf2
0-1

Win for Dilwen Ding in Round 7

17th ASEAN Age-Groups Open Championships
Pattaya, Thailand

Date: 2016.06.03
Round 7

White: Dilwen Ding (2429)
Black: Pattarapong Asavayutphol (1246)

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 d5 4. Qc2 Nbd7 5. g3 c6 6. Bg2 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. Nbd2 b6 9. e4 dxe4 10. Nxe4 Bb7 11. Nxf6+ Nxf6 12. Rd1 Qc7 13. b3 Rac8 14. Bb2 c5 15. Rac1 Rfd8 16. Qe2 Qb8 17. d5
























17. ...exd5 18. Qxe7 Rd6
























19. Be5 Re6 20. Qxe6 fxe6 21. Bxb8 Rxb8 22. Ng5 Re8 23. Re1 e5 24. cxd5 Bxd5 25. Bxd5+ Nxd5 26. Rcd1 Nf6 27. Ne4 h6 28. Nxf6+ gxf6 29. Rd6 Kf7 30. Rd7+ Re7 31. Rxe7+ Kxe7 32. f4
1-0

Thursday, 2 June 2016

Draw for Dilwen Ding in Round 6

17th ASEAN Age-Groups Open Championships
Pattaya, Thailand

Date: 2016.06.02
Round 6

White: Nathat Krachangpun (1742)
Black: Dilwen Ding (2429)

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Be3 Nf6 6. Nc3 Bb4 7. f3 d5 8. Nxc6 bxc6 9. e5 Nd7 10. f4 O-O 11. Bd2 Qb6 12. Qf3
























12....a5 13. a3 Be7 14. Na4 Qc7 15. Bd3 c5 16. c4 Bb7 17. Qh3 g6 18. O-O d4 19. b3 Rfe8 20. Rae1 Bf8 21. Nb2 Bg7 22. a4 Nb8 23. Bc2 Nc6 24. Nd3
























24. ...Nb4 25. Nxb4 axb4 26. Re2 Rad8 27. Bd3 Rd7 28. Rfe1 Red8 29. Bc1 Qc6 30. Bd2
























1/2-1/2

Malay Mail Online: Who Is Up And Who Is Not

http://www.themalaymailonline.com/opinion/peter-long/article/fide-rating-list-who-is-up-and-who-is-not

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Dilwen Ding's Performance After 5 Rounds


Loss for Dilwen Ding in Round 5

17th ASEAN Age-Groups Open Chess Championships
Pattaya, Thailand

Date: 2016.06.01
Round 5

White: Dilwen Ding (2429)
Black: Muhamad Agus Kurniawan (2120)

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Bd2 d6 9. Rc1 Nd7 10. Nxe4 Bxe4 11. Bc3 Nf6 12. e3 Qc8 13. Nd2 Bxg2 14. Kxg2 Qb7+ 15. Qf3 Qxf3+ 16. Kxf3 c6 17. e4 d5 18. Rfe1 Rfe8 19. b3 Rac8 20. e5 Nd7 21. Nf1 Rc7 22. Ne3 Rec8 23. Bb2 Bg5
























24. Kg2 Bxe3 25. fxe3 c5 26. cxd5 exd5 27. Kf3 cxd4 28. exd4 Nf8 29. Rxc7 Rxc7
























30. Rc1 Rxc1 31. Bxc1 Ne6 32. Ke3 Kf8 33. Ba3+ Ke8 34. Bd6 Kd7 35. h4 h6 36. a4 g6 37. Ba3 a6 38. b4 b5 39. a5 Nd8 40. Bb2 Nc6 41. Bc3 Ke6 42. Kf4 f6 43. exf6 Kxf6 44. g4 Nd8 45. g5+ hxg5+ 46. hxg5+ Ke6 47. Bb2 Nf7 48. Bc3 Nd6 49. Be1 Ne4 50. Bg3 Nc3 51. Be1 Ne4 52. Bg3 Nd2 53. Be1 Nc4 54. Bc3 Nd6 55. Be1 Nf5 56. Bf2 Kd6 57. Kf3 Kd7 58. Kf4 Ke6 59. Kf3 Ne7
























60. Ke3 Kf5 61. Be1 Kg4
0-1

Bye for Dilwen Ding in Round 4