Penang Heritage City International Open, 2015
The Penang Heritage City International Open was held from 7-12 December 2015 at Penang, Malaysia. A handful of Indian players made the trip to the beautiful city as it is a part of a series of tournaments in Malaysia. An illustrated report with some choice tactics for our dear readers.
7th Penang Heritage City International Open, 2015
The month of December stands witness to a couple of chess tournaments in Malaysia that attracts a handful of Indians every year. The conditions and environment are friendly and relaxing, perfect to play some good chess. Nine Indians made the trip to the city of Penang in Malaysia to participate in the 2015 Penang Heritage City International Open organized by the Penang Chess Association, which claims to be the oldest chess organization in the country.
The venue was the Red Rock Hotel, and the tournament was a nine round swiss with ninety minutes per player with thirty seconds increment per move from move one. Vietnamese GM Nguyen Duc Hoa won the tournament on tiebreak after he scored 7.0/9.
Deepan is known as a player who makes very logical moves in his games. Here are a couple of choice tactics used by him in this tournament:
|1||3||GM||Nguyen Duc Hoa||VIE||2496||7,0||0,0||53,5||41,00|
|7||2||GM||Deepan Chakkravarthy J.||IND||2496||6,5||0,0||49,5||35,25|
Check the complete standings here.
All games in PGN.
All photos from the official facebook page of Penang Chess Open 2015, unless mentioned