2 September 2010, Kuala Lumpur – Last Tuesday, 31st Ogos 2010, on Malaysia’s Independence Day was held the closing and prize-giving ceremony for the ASTRO Merdeka Individual and Team events. Tan Sri Ramli Ngah Talib, President of the Malaysian Chess Federation, graciously gave a short speech mentioning the significance of Malaysia’s independence day that falls on the 31st August of every year.
Here are some random pictures of the hour long ceremony with shouts of Merdeka! Merdeka! Merdeka! and ASTRO!