31st August 2010, Kuala Lumpur – Round 8 gets underway as Najib Wahab (pix below), the arbiter of the event, reminds the audience of the Chess Blitz at 2.30 pm today.
Najib Wahab, one of the arbiters of the Malaysian Chess Festival 2010, doing the announcements.
The Chesskidz Men’s Team playing on the left side of the picture. The team that is making waves in this current ASTRO Merdeka Team Rapid 2010. They are the current leaders and set to win this tournament.
The school, SK Sabak Kota Baru (U16) left side of the table playing against SK Satria jaya, Kuching (U16) on board 32, round 8 of the ASTRO Merdeka Team Rapid 2010.
The Magic chess team, also making waves in this tournament is playing on Table No. 1 against the Chess kidz Men’s Team. Magic comprise of two brothers from Uzbekistan, 1 WGM from Kazakhstan and 1 from Malaysia (Abdullah Che Hassan).
On Table No. 4, International Rhapsody (left) playing against Klang Valley Koalas (Australia). Both teams are with a slim chance for top spot, if they win both rounds today.