After preparation and practice in several prior Grand Prix events, all players are now challenged to prove their skills. Chess players of all levels, ages and affiliations are invited to participate in this Chess4thai’s Main Annual Event to ensure high standard, number of participants and quality of games.
Preliminary Details (subject to changes as necessary) This competition is divided into age categories: Under 10 / Under 12 / Under 14 / Under 18 / Over 18. Age calculation is as of 13.03.2011
Proof of Age: Copy of an official document showing the date of birth, e.g. student’s report book, passport, student ID card, FIDE application, health insurance card, etc. (please do not submit actual documents; Xerox copies will suffice)
Grand Prrix #5 Gainsfield Chess Tournament Team Scoring on February 6, 2011.Pantip Plaza Ngamongwan will be the venue. The registration will start at 8:00 am 1st game will start at 9:15 am. Come and join! See poster for more detais
After the 3rd day and sixth exciting rounds of the 8th BCC FIDE Rated Chess Tournament, Thai junior chess player who went to Philippines to commpete and represent Thailand in CHESS Asian age group tournament was leading and needs only to draw his final round against 13 years Thai boy ( Suvich Tachaplalert; who is also performing very well) to win the championship trophy. Poompong Witanadate who landed 2nd place of last year 7th BCC Rating Tournament had 5 points out of possible 6 points with 4 wins and 2 draws. He is still unbeaten and looks so strong going to the final round.
Suvich Tacaplalert with his age of 13 is showing a real and great talent in chess. Among of the 8 participants in this round robin tournament, he was the only one who won over the two highest rated in this tournament. We still need to see on Friday if he can defeat the unbeaten player on this tournament.
The standings after 6th rounds
1. Poompong Witanadate 4 wins 2 draws 0 loses with a total points of 5
2. Thotsaporn 4 wins 1 draws 1 loses with a total points of 4.5
3. Michael Culasing 3 wins 1 draw 2 loses with a total of 3.5
4. Suvich Tachaplalert 3 wins 1 draw 2 loses with a total of 3.5
5. Eric Calacday 2 wins 1 draw 3 loses with a total of 2.5
6. Alex Klemm 2 wins 0 draw 4 loses with atotal of 2
7. Benoni Wabe 2 wins 0 draw 4 loses with a total of 2