GM Mchedlishvili Mikheil,(2634) is the latest player to confirm participation in the 3rd Kuala Lumpur Chess Championship (KL Open)
Other participants include our own Nicholas Chan (pic above) , Malaysian Masters 2009 runner up who will be aiming for his second IM Norm.
Also listed is 23 year old Woman International Master Arianne Caoli of Australia who is hoping to improve her WIM title to Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
The KL Open will be held on the 7th-12th April 2010. Chief arbiter of the event is Najib Abdul Wahab. He will be assisted by Praful Zaferi and Anggun Nugroho.
one of the game played by GM Mchedlishvili Mikheil in Kolkata open against GM Nigel Short
Short V Mchedlishvili
[Event "4th Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament 2009"]
[White "Nigel D, Short"]
[Black "Mchedlishvili Mikheil"]
1.e4 c6 2.Ne2 d5 3.e5 c5 4.d4 Nc6 5.c3 cxd4 6.cxd4 Bg4 7.Nbc3 e6 8.Be3 Nge7 9.f3 Bf5 10.g4 Bg6 11.Nf4 a6 12.Rc1 h5 13.Bg2 hxg4 14.fxg4 Bh7 15.O-O Ng6 16.Nfxd5 Nh4
17.Bh1 exd5 18.Nxd5 Bg6 19.Rxc6 bxc6 20.Nf6 gxf6 21.Bxc6 Ke7 22.exf6 Kd6 23.Qa4 Kc7 24.Rc1 Qd6 25.Bxa8 Kb8 26.Qe8 1-0
The latest participant lists:-