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105 views | January 5th, 2011 By Chan Boon Siang. Contributed by Jovan Petronic Stansfield Residence, Singapore, December 31 – Jan 1, 2011 — Singapore beat Malaysia at the 7th Singapore International Chess Festival, with only a single point separating the two sides. New ‘Singaporean' GM Zurab Azmaiparashvili took the inaugural ASEAN Championship on a [...]

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Chess: Filipina wins bronze in Malaysia's Grand Asian Chess Challenge

By Lily O Ramos Final Standings: (43 players) 8 points -- WGM Vera Nebolsina (RUS) 7.5 points -- WIM Ekaterina Kharashuta (RUS) 7 points -- WFM Rulp Ylem Jose (PH) 6 points -- WFM Jeslin Tay (SIN), WFM Jedara Docena (PH), Lovelyn Medina (PH), Mona Saeidpour (IRI), Jenny Rose Palomo (PH) 5.5 points -- WFM [...]

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Chess: Filipina wins bronze in Malaysia’s Grand Asian Chess Challenge

By U.S. News Agency / Asian Woman FIDE Master (WFM) Rulp Ylem Jose on Tuesday bagged the bronze medal in the just ended 2010 Grand Asian Chess Championship (GACC) Ladies Section at the University of Malaya (UM) Second College in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Jose, a member of the reigning multi-titled UAAP Champion Far Eastern University [...]

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Pinay chesser wins bronze in Asian chess in Malaysia

MANILA, Philippines - Woman Fide Master (WFM) Rulp Ylem Jose bagged a bronze medal in the 2010 Grand Asian Chess Championship (GACC) at the University of Malaya (UM) Second College in Kuala Lumpur Tuesday. Jose, a member of the reigning UAAP champion Far Eastern U chess team under Grandmaster Jayson Gonzales, drew with WFM Jeslin [...]

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Malaysia has huge potential in chess

Much can be done to attract foreign players to our shores. I BELIEVE it is time for our Youth and Sports Ministry and Tourism Ministry to take a serious look at promoting sports tourism in this country. If the experience of this year's Penang Heritage City international chess tournament is anything to go by, there [...]

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