Wednesday, August 10, 2016


2000 Ng Tze Han (Penang) won the National Championship. NM Siti Zulaikha Foudzi won the women section.
2000 Malaysia participated at the 34th World Chess Olympiad in Instanbul, Turkey . The man team achieved their best overall result ever by finishing in 64th place with 28.5 points from 14 rounds. The woman team finished in 60th placing with 20 points.

Men Category

Players : 1.Mashafizulhelmi 2.Mok Tze Meng, 3.Wong Zi Jing, 4.Ismail Ahmad, 5.Azahari Md Nor, 6. Jonathan Chuah

Seeded : . Placing : 64 / 72

Women Category

Players : 1.Lim, Jean Nie ,2.Lee, Samantha ,3.Ibrahim, Eliza Hanum,4. Sitii Zulaikha, Foudzi

Seeded : . Placing : 60 / 86

2000 MERDEKA Day Chess Tournament is recognised by the goverment as part of the events to celebrate the National Day.

2000 - The organisers and participants of this year's tournament, played at the Putra World Trade Centre, had to be thankful to the Youth and Sports Ministry. The Sports Ministry had stepped in to save the event after its fate hung in the balance following the Culture, Arts and Tourism Ministry's decision early this year to cut off its Merdeka financial aid to the MCF nearly affecting almost 20 years of an uninterrupted Merdeka team chess championship come to an abrupt end

2000 The Wah Seong Penang International Master Chess Tournament 2000 were held at Penang. Mok Tze Meng achieved his first IM norm.

2000 - Sarawak win 2000 Majlis Sukan dan Kebajikan Anggota- Anggota Kerajaan (MAKSAK). Runners up goes to Kuala Lumpur. The team event was held in Kuala Lumpur.

2000 (December) Malaysian Chess Federation ended the old millennium by organising a very quiet and largely unpublicised double round-robin masters tournament, comprising six of the country's senior and junior players, at the Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur .
2000 Malaysia won the Annual Malaysia - Singapore match for the fifth consecutive years held at KL.

2000 Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) in 1998 targeting IM Mashafizul to be the first Malaysian Grandmaster by the year 2000 didn't materialized -source Malay Mail 10 July 1998

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