download the list
players who are in the January 2001
Fide Rating List. (Added:
my Treasure Trove. This is where I keep some of my
good stuff. Please drop me a message
tell me that you have taken something.
I only add
to the lcollection whenever I have something worthwhile, so
do remember to come back occasionally. In the meantime,
there are a few things you can already download.
If you are
searching for CHESS games by Malaysian players in
international events, you have come to the right place. The
following are available for immediate download:
last tournament of the old millennium, featuring Mas
Hafizul, Ng Tze Han, Lim Chuin Hoong, Jonathan Chuah,
Nicholas Chan and Ismail Ahmad, played in December
by some of Malaysia's junior players including Jonathan
Chuah, Nicholas Chan, Deon Moh and many others at the
first Asean junior chess championship in Vungtao,
Vietnam, last December.
the games by Mas Hafizul, Mok Tze Meng, Wong Zijing,
Ismail Ahmad, Azahari Md Nor and Jonathan Chuah at the
Istanbul Chess Olympiad in October 2000.
by GM Ardiansyah (Indonesia), IM Myo Naing
(Myanmar), IM Liu Wenzhe (China), IM Mas
Hafizul, FM Wong Zijing, Wynn Zaw Htun (Myanmar),
Jonathan Chuah, Mok Tze Meng, Ng Tze Han and Lim Chuin
Hoong from the Wah Seong Penang International Master
Chess Tournament 2000 in George Town in February/March
by Mohd Fadzli Zakaria at the 107th New Zealand
Championship in Auckland in December 1999.
the games by the top Malaysian players (Mas Hafizul,
Jimmy Liew, Ng Tze Han, Lim Chuin Hoong, Deon Moh, Wong
Zijing, Ng Ee Vern, Lim Yee Weng, Jonathan Chuah and
Aaron Yee) at the 1999 PWTC Malaysian Junior Masters
Tournament in Kuala Lumpur in December 1999/January 2000.
by Lim Chuin Hoong at the Cairnhill open tournament in
Singapore in December 1999.
: only the first six rounds of games by Mas Hafizul, Ng
Tze Han, Jonathan Chuah and Azahari Md Nor are available
from the Asian team champinship in Shenyang, China in
: games by Mas Hafizul, Lim Chuin Hoong, Lim Jean Nie and
Lee Su Ann at the Asian Junior (under-20) championship in
Vung Tao, Vietnam in September 1999.
the games of Mas Hafizul from a Scheveningen
GM tournament in Yangon, Myanmar in February
: Mas Hafizul's games from the QVB Saintly Cup
tournament in Sydney, Australia in January 1999.
games of the Malaysian players (Lim Chuin Hoong and Wong
Chee Chung) at the 1998 Cairnhill open tournament in
Singapore. (Sorry! This file is not available
: the games of the three Malaysian players (Mas
Hafizulhelmi, Lim YeeWeng and Wong Zi-Jing) who played in
the Yangon Zone 3.2a tournament in December 1998.
: a selection of games by the Malaysia players (Ng Tze
Han, Lim Yee Weng, Deon Moh, Khor Shihong, Jonathan
Chuah, Ooi Ching Chung, Marina Soh and Nishaah
Renganathan) at the World Youth Festival in Spain last
October 1998. When these games were released on the
Internet by the organisers, I was in two minds whether to
put this file here. In my opinion, our players fared
better than what the organisers portrayed in their
: the Malaysians (Wong Zi-Jing, Ng Tze Han, Ismail Ahmad
and Azahari Md Nor) playing at the Elista Chess Olympiad
in September and October 1998.
: the games of Lim Chin Lee who won the New Hampstead
Fide rating tournament in England.
: games by the four Malaysian women (Nurul Huda
Wahiddudin, Roslina Marmono, Samantha Lee and Lim
Jeannie) who played in the Asian Women's individual
championship at Genting Highlands in April 1998.
: games by Ooi Chern Ee and Mas Hafizulhelmi at the April
1997 edition of the First Saturday tournaments in
Budapest, Hungary. This tournament is notable for Mas
Hafizulhelmi's impressive 100% score in the IM
the Malaysians (Jimmy Liew, Mok Tze Meng, Mas
Hafizulhelmi, Ooi Chern Ee, Tan Wei Sin and Lim Yee Weng)
at the Erevan Chess Olympiad in 1996.
use Winzip to unzip the games into PGN files. PGN files
can be read by many chess-playing programmes, for example,
ChessBase or Fritz. However, you can also use a chess viewer
programme like SLICS.
(Note: If you like to play live chess on the Internet, this
programme can also help you connect to the chess servers.)
If you are
a chess organiser, you would do well to download a
Fide-approved DOS-based chess-pairing programme called
Note: this programme is only for running individual
have something for non-CHESS players. F'instance, an
from the National Geographic magazine. It is the final word
in Chinese cuisine!
Here is a
story I wrote about the Malaysian Branch of the
United Supporters' Club.
This story appeared in The STAR's NORTH
pages on 5-Nov-1999. n
case you are interested, I also write the occasional concert
and music reviews.
ever experienced road rage while travelling on the
Information Superhighway? Take control of yourself; do not
let your emotions be the better of you... or else, you will
end up like this person.
know what a Scotsman has under his kilt? Here, take a
Unfortunately, the quality
picture isn't good as it was lifted from a newspaper. It was
snapped in the twilight of the last British outpost in the
Far East: a few days before China finally embraced Hongkong