57. Ke2 Kg3 58. Nf5+ Kxg2 59. Nxh4+ Kxh3 60. Nf5 Bb6 61. Kd3 Kg2 62. Ke4 Kf2 63. Nh6 Ke2 64. Nf5 Bc7 65. Ne7 Bd6 66. Nc6 Bc7 67. Na7 Kf2 68. Nb5 Bb8 69. Na3 Ke2 70. Nc4 Bc7 71. Nb2 Bb8 72. Nd3 Bd6 73. Nc1+ Kf2 74. Nb3 Bb4 75. Na1 Ke2 76. Nc2 Kd2 77. Ne3 Kc3 78. Kxe5 Kb3 79. Kd5 Kxa4 80. Nc4 ½-½
Visit www.ugra-chess.com to watch the Chess Olympiad games on the Internet. Today’s penultimate round starts at 5pm local time. Tomorrow is a rest day and the final round will be contested on Sunday at 1pm.
UTP rapid chess – As part of Universiti Teknologi Petronas’ convocation programme this year, there will be a national rapid chess open tournament at the main hall of the campus in Tronoh, Perak, from Oct 9-10. The Malaysian Chess Federation and the Perak International Chess Association are the co-organisers with the university. Details from Saeksarn Sinnaso (017-551 4682, saeksarnskill@ gmail.com), Zulaizat (013-466 6195) or visit nationalrapid chess.blogspot.com UPSI open – Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris will organise an open chess tournament at its campus in Tanjung Malim, Perak, from Oct 23-24. Details from Mohd Huzairi (013-595 9350, mohd huzairi89@ yahoo.com) or Izza Hasrina (012-741 2326). n Quah Seng Sun can be contacted at email@example.com.