Saturday, November 12, 2011

Chess at SEA Games 2011 Jakarta Palembang

SEA Games or South East Asian Games kicking off last night. The multi sport event is the Olympiad of the region. In this year edition, Jakarta will co-hosting with city Palembang, separate by sea as one is in Java island and Palembang in Sumatera archipelago.

Chess is getting its share pie in the festival. Three event where design to appeal chess as a sport, surprisingly, it is design as Blindfold, Mixed Pair (perhaps due to the high popular Badminton mixed pair setup) and of course standard or classical Chess.

GM Le Quang Liem headline the overall rating. Indonesian puts high hope as we put in the "dream pair" GM Megaranto Susanto with WGM Irene K. Sukandar. Full list of player is below, the event will started at Saturday 12th of November 2011 for a week of play, for that three medals.

Team-Composition MIXED PAIR
Myanmar (RtgAvg:2193)
1 FM Zaw Oo
2 May Hsu Lwin

Vietnam (RtgAvg:2403)
1 GM Dao Thien Hai 2505
2 WGM Nguyen Thi Thanh An 2300

Thailand (RtgAvg:1856)
1 Hansing Saphong
2 Taweesupmun Chanida

Indonesia (RtgAvg:2444)
1 GM Megaranto Susanto
2 WGM Sukandar Irine Kharisma

Malaysia (RtgAvg:2060)
1 IM Lim Yee-Weng
2 WFM Nur Najiha Hisham

Philippines (RtgAvg:2327)
1 GM Barbosa Oliver
2 WIM Perena Catherine

ASEAN Chess (Standard Classical)
1 Antonio Rogelio Jr PHI

4 Halay Taufik INA
2 Kongsee Uaychai THA
3 Nguyen Huynh Minh Huy VIE
5 Wynn Zaw Htun MYA

7 GM Le Quang Liem VIE 2714

1 GM Gomez John Paul PHI 2506
10 GM Laylo Darwin PHI 2502
4 GM Nguyen Anh Dung VIE 2438
9 IM Purnama Tirta Chandra INA 2384
6 GM Zaw Win Lay MYA 2377
2 IM Lioe Dede INA 2375
3 IM Mok Tze-Meng MAS 2363
5 IM Myo Naing MYA 2317
8 IM Liew Chee-Meng-Jimmy MAS 2303

There will be another six variations of events, Men Standard, Men Blitz, Men Rapid, Women Standard, Women Blitz, and Women Rapid.

So far the hosting team Indonesia already surprisingly missed all the medals. In mixed pair, Indonesia surprisingly losing to Malaysia team (Megaranto losing and Irene draw after playing a good position) and missed the bronze.

Medals for Mixed pair:
1. Vietnam
2. Philippines
3. Malaysia

Medals for Blindfold:
1 GM Le Quang Liem VIE 2714 7.0

2 GM Gomez John Paul PHI 2506 7.0
3 GM Laylo Darwin PHI 2502 5.5

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