Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Chess archive: First Asian team chess championship 1974 (Part 4)

This is the fourth of a five-part instalment on what was considered to be Asia's premier chess tournament for teams. Malaysia finished in last place but then, we weren't expected to be first among the eight teams that competed in this inaugural event.


Friday, 20th December 1974

10.00am Arrival of YAB Tun Haji Abdul Razak bin Hussein, SMN, the Prime Minister
10.10am Speech by President, Malaysian Chess Federation, Mr Tan Chin Nam
10.20am Speech by President, FIDE, Prof Dr Max Euwe
10.30am Speech by the Honorable Tun Haji Abdul Razak bin Hussein, SMN
10.45am Presentation of prizes
11.15am Refreshmen

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