UiTM Best Team in 20th GACC International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship 2016

Posted on Jan 27 2016 - 11:36am by Web Admin
20th GACC International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship 2016

The VIPs in the 20th GACC International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship 2016 closing ceremony at the Cititel Hotel

The 20th GACC International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship was held in Kolej Kediaman Tuanku Bahiyah (Tuanku Bahiyah Residential College), Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur from 21th to 26th January.

UiTM has won the best team in the championship and Tan Wei Hao of HELP University is the champion in this year edition. WFM Alia Anin Azwa binti Bakri of the University of Malaya won the best female.

The closing ceremony dinner was held at the Cititel Hotel. The Deputy President of Persekutuan Catur Malaysia (Malaysian Chess Federation – MCF), En. Muammar Julkarnain was the guest of honour of the night.

GACC International Inter-Varsity Chess Championship has been organised by the students of 2nd Residential College, the University of Malaya, Malaysia in collaboration with MCF for the past nineteen years. This annual FIDE-rated chess tournament which has attracted participants from all over the world over the past few years.

Tan Wei Hao of HELP University Malaysia

The Champion – Tan Wei Hao of HELP University Malaysia

The MCF Deputy President, En. Muammar Julkarnain

The MCF Deputy President, En. Muammar Julkarnain with the closing ceremonies replica

WFM Alia Anin Azwa binti Bakri

WFM Alia Anin Azwa binti Bakri with Dato’ Tan the MCF Life President and Mr Gregory the MCF Secretary

University of Sri Jayewardenepura

University of Sri Jayewardenepura Team of Sri Lanka won the first runner-up

MCF Deputy President

En. Muammar gives the closing speech