Hariharan A/L Mohan, a 16-year-old student at SMK Port Dickson, claimed first place at the 1st Youth Chess Tournament 2023 Under 18 held at 1 Shamelin Mall. His secret to success is consistent online puzzle chess practice and an unwavering focus on the game. Hariharan’s dedication paid off as he secured a final ranking of 7.5 points, clinching the championship in a thrilling final round draw. His story serves as an inspiration, highlighting the power of daily commitment and a passion for chess in achieving excellence. Hariharan’s future in chess looks promising, marking him as a rising star in the chess world.
1 Shamelin Mall 1st Youth Chess Tournament marked a historic moment in the country’s chess history. Organized by Kelab Catur Elite 18, this tournament was not just another chess event; it was the first-ever PAJSK chess tournament in Malaysia. As the organizer, we always emphasize the importance of physical education, sports, and co-curricular activities in the development of Malaysian youth.