Malaysia is represented by five official player in the Asian School Chess 2019 hosted by Uzbekistan Chess Federation. They are
Balan Praneal in Open Under 7
Yee Hao Loong in Open Under 9
Vissnupriya Prushotman in Girl Under 11
Damia Qaisara Fahimi in Girl Under 13
Nur Faiqah Aminuddin in Girl Under 15
All players are either champion or top 4 placing during the recent National Youth Chess Championship 2019 which entitled them to become the official player for this tournament
The event started with Rapid, followed by Blitz and finally the classical event. Among notable result is Nur Faiqah Aminuddin that manage to finish at 5th placing during rapid and 6th placing during the classical. During classical, she manage to drew with the top seed during the first round which is quite a feat considering the almost 600 point rating gap between them. Congratulation Malaysian Contigent!