Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Japfa 2010 Megaranto-Mchedlishvili Irene-Tania

"It's a busy month" to rephrase WGM Irene K. Sukandar's (2316) status on social network. That's right the young Indonesia lady shall be playing a duel match in latest Japfa Chess Festival shortly. Overthere Irene will be handling Indian young star WGM Tania Sachdev (2393). On the other hand GM Megaranto Susanto (2527) will be hosting Mikheil Mchedlishvili (2634) for 'male' category. The event will be playing from April. 14-19 in Jakarta, four rounds each pairing as well as many other side events. Full story see here.

Both Mega and Irene had been traning with GM Ruslan Scherbakov of Russia since February. Their latest tournament was KL Open and then after Japfa Megaranto will playing at Subic Asian Individual chess this month.

The Japfa had been running since 2000 having been internationally success chess event to be held in Indonesia. Some facts on Japfa Chess :

Japfa 2008 - Megaranto vs Wesley SO (1-5) and WGM mini tournament won by Li Ruofan
2007 - Megaranto vs Zhang Zhong, (can't confirmed final result)
2005 - Megaranto vs Dao Thien Hai (3-3 classical,4-5 tiebreak)
2002 - Kosteniuk vs Megaranto, Tirta Chandra Purnama, Andrean Susilodinata (all won by Kosteniuk)
2000 - Judith Polgar won a strong tournament in Bali with Khalifman, Adianto etc playing

Untuk laporan berbahasa Indonesia lihat http://potretcatur.blogspot.com/

1 comment:

  1. Please let me know the results and I will post it.

    Best wishes,
    Susan Polgar


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