19 January 2013

1st Perak Open – 1979

The 1st Perak Open Chess Championship was held sometime in June 1979. It was held over 4 days at the Ipoh Garden Library, which was part of the then headquarters complex of Ipoh Garden Berhad (now known as IGB Corporation Berhad) (‘IGB’) in Ipoh. Forty or so players played 7 rounds with time control set at 120 minutes each to the finish.

06 January 2013

1st Perak Open

Prizewinners of the 1st Perak Open Chess Championship. Can you recognise the players in the photo?