17 July 2013

National Ratings - Top Juniors

Top 10 Malaysian Juniors by National Rating (July 2013 List):

Name YoB Rating
1 Yeoh Li Tian 1999  2142
2 Wong Jianwen 1995  2114
3 Fong Yit San 1994  2100
4 Evan Timothy Capel 1994  2079
5 Aron Teh Eu Wen  1998  2015
6 Yeap Eng Chiam 1995  2002
7 Edward Lee Kim Han 1993  1954
8 Sumant Subramaniam   1993  1947
9 Muhd Syakir Shazmeer Azhar 1994  1941
10 Muhd Nabil Azman Hisham 1994  1916

14 July 2013

Ratings Deflation Confirmed?

FIDE's Qualification Commission just published an analysis of the ratings system using a 'Retroactive Ratings Calculator' devised by Jeff Sonas, the renowned statistician. Here.

08 July 2013

What is MCF?


This article expresses my thoughts on the primary functions and roles of the Malaysian Chess Federation. So what is MCF?