Sunday, December 21, 2008

Chess Scholarship anybody?

Posted by GilaChess

Chess Scholarships are a rare thing in Malaysian Chess. So, it warms my heart when I see chess scholarships like these offered to the public:-

Chessmate Academy Scholarship

We are seeking 2 (two) enthusiastic junior chess players to be coached by our dedicated coaches.

Our experienced coaches are passionate in teaching enthusiastic juniors.

The objective of the scholarship is to support the chess industry train enthusiastic chess players to excel and be competitive internationally. 

Panel of Coaches consist of:

  • International Master (IM) elect Lim Yee Weng

    He was one of the youngest national men’s champion at the age of 14 and went on to obtain his IM title after becoming the first Malaysian to achieve a 2600 GM rating performance in the Malaysian Open 2008. Currently practicing law after obtaining his law degree from Australia in 2004 and is presently coaching chess players professionally and passionately.

  • Schools and National Team Coaches

Closing Date  : 31st December 2008

  • Sponsored by management and a group of passionate chess coaches.
  • 18 and below only

Please, submit your application to:

Magic Tree Child Development Sdn Bhd

20A, Persiaran Zaaba, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur.

Tel: 03 – 7727 0817, 012 – 210 5620 (Grace Leong) Fax: 03 – 7727 3672,