35th Royal Selangor Open

 

 

Date : 30 April to 4 May 2008

Venue : Royal Selangor, Kuala Lumpur

First Round

Fikri Saleh (Nat Rating:1460) vs NWM Roslina Marmono (FIDE Rating:1981) at table 19

Nur Faqihah Aminuddin (Nat Rating:1292) vs Marcus Yeoh Phee Leong (FIDE Rating:1947) at table 22

Aminur Nirza Azrin (Nat Rating:1143) vs Subramaniam Demudu (FIDE Rating:1922) at table 24

Anis Fariha Saleh (Nat Rating:1143) vs Johnharry Pereira (Singapore) (FIDE Rating:1914) at table 25

Note: NWM = National Woman Master

 

Second Round

Fikri Saleh (Nat Rating:1460) vs NM Yeoh Chin Seng (FIDE Rating:2195) at table 20

Nur Faqihah Aminuddin (Nat Rating:1292) vs Norazman Ismail (FIDE Rating:1800) at table 23

Aminur Nirza Azrin (Nat Rating:1143) vs Abdul Aziz Abdul Shukor (Nat Rating:1663) at table 25

Anis Fariha Saleh (Nat Rating:1143) vs Wan Mohd Arif Shafiq Abd Rauf (Nat Rating:1589) at table 28

Note: Abdul Aziz Abdul Shukor = 7th place Open categorry

Yeoh Chin Seng = 1st place CAS members category and one of Malaysian National Masters

 

 

Third Round

Fikri Saleh (Nat Rating:1460) vs Yahaya Ahmad at table 29

Nur Faqihah Aminuddin (Nat Rating:1292) vs Muhd Nurislam Yahaya (Nat Rating:1128) at table 31

Aminur Nirza Azrin (Nat Rating:1143) vs Haslindah Ruslan (Nat Rating:1510) at table 26

Anis Fariha Saleh (Nat Rating:1143) vs Mohd Shahir Abu Bakar (FIDE Rating:1464) at table 28

 

 

Fourth Round

Fikri Saleh (Nat Rating:1460) vs Syazrin Abd Rahman (Nat Rating:1514) at table 24

Nur Faqihah Aminuddin (Nat Rating:1292) vs Aminur Nirza Azrin (Nat Rating:1143) at table 28

Aminur Nirza Azrin (Nat Rating:1143) vs Nur Faqihah Aminuddin (Nat Rating:1292) at table 28

Anis Fariha Saleh (Nat Rating:1143) vs Yahaya Ahmad at table 30

 

 

Fifth Round

Fikri Saleh (Nat Rating:1460) vs Ee Sun-Xin (Nat Rating:1212) at table 27

Nur Faqihah Aminuddin (Nat Rating:1292) vs Ng Kiang Wei (Nat Rating:1597) at table 25

Aminur Nirza Azrin (Nat Rating:1143) vs Tan Yong Zhao (Nat Rating:1329) at table 30

Anis Fariha Saleh (Nat Rating:1143) vs Viknesh Viajantheran (Nat Rating:1170) at table 31

 

 

Sixth Round

Fikri Saleh (Nat Rating:1460) vs Nur Faqihah Aminuddin (Nat Rating:1292) at table 28

Nur Faqihah Aminuddin (Nat Rating:1292) vs Fikri Saleh (Nat Rating:1460) at table 28

Aminur Nirza Azrin (Nat Rating:1143) vs Muhd Nurislam Yahaya (Nat Rating:1128) at table 30

Anis Fariha Saleh (Nat Rating:1143) - Bye

 

 

Seventh Round

Fikri Saleh (Nat Rating:1460) vs Subramaniam Demudu (FIDE Rating:1922) at table 24

Nur Faqihah Aminuddin (Nat Rating:1292) vs Saleh Abd Latif at table 30

Aminur Nirza Azrin (Nat Rating:1143) vs Anis Fariha Saleh (Nat Rating:1143) at table 29

Anis Fariha Saleh (Nat Rating:1143) vs Aminur Nirza Azrin (Nat Rating:1143) at table 29

 

 

Eight Round

Fikri Saleh (Nat Rating:1460) vs Saleh Abd Latif  at table 27

Nur Faqihah Aminuddin (Nat Rating:1292) vs Anis Fariha Saleh (Nat Rating:1143) at table 31

Aminur Nirza Azrin (Nat Rating:1143) vs Zullkafli Mat Daud (Nat Rating:1550) at table 25

Anis Fariha Saleh (Nat Rating:1143) vs Nur Faqihah Aminuddin (Nat Rating:1292) at table 31

 

 

Ninth Round

Fikri Saleh (Nat Rating:1460) vs Andrew Ooi Boon Seng (Nat Rating:1527) at table 25

Nur Faqihah Aminuddin (Nat Rating:1292) vs Viknesh Viajantheran (Nat Rating:1170) at table 31

Aminur Nirza Azrin (Nat Rating:1143) vs N Annadurai Narayanasamy at table 29

Anis Fariha Saleh (Nat Rating:1143) vs Saleh Abd Latif  at table 30

 

At the end of tournament, Fikri scored 4 points and placed 47th overall. He won the second place for Best Under 12 category. Whereas the rest of Marvellous Knights -Nur Faqihah, Aminur Nirza  and Anis Fariha won 2 and 1/2 points. It is a very good exposure for them to play in a FIDE-rated event and gain lots of experience and knowledge like playing practice games with an Indonesian Fide Master (FM) Sukirman Tedy, playing againts top chess players and having FIDE rating.

 

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