Penang Open 2023 – going into Round 5

A sole leader emerges after 4 rounds in 17-year-old Indonesian Aditya Bagus.He is certainly no stranger to Penang having been here since 2015. Here are some of his picture that year, sharing the podium for winning a junior prize when he was 9 years old. From the 5th round pairing above, Aditya will meet the … Read more

3 way tie going into last round – Eastern Asia Juniors and Girls Chess Championship 2023 – Girls

Going into the final round, WFM Altantuya Boldbaatar, WCM Liuviann Cecilia Natalie, and WFM Singgih Diajeng Theresa are the joint leaders of the Eastern Asia Juniors and Girls Chess Championship 2023 after 9 rounds. All 3 scored 6.5 points from 8 rounds. Full interactive results here: Penang Open 2023

Good news from SEA games!

We now have some good news after the disappointment of winning zero medals at the Southeast Asian Games. From GM Ian Rogers’ message, as relayed by Ching Kim Lye: Most recent positive news! FM FM Wong recently received his third and final IM norm today, while Nicholas received his first IM norm yesterday! Now that … Read more