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Hafizulhelmi Mas
  
Number of games in database: 147
Years covered: 1991 to 2010
Last FIDE rating: 2318 (2282 rapid, 2339 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2340

Overall record: +49 -56 =42 (47.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (32) 
    B21 B92 B42 B78 B33
 French Defense (9) 
    C05 C01 C00 C10 C07
 Sicilian Najdorf (6) 
    B92
 French Tarrasch (6) 
    C05 C04 C03 C07
 Uncommon Opening (6) 
    A00
 King's Indian Attack (5) 
    A07 A08
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (37) 
    B90 B23 B92 B51 B91
 Sicilian Najdorf (17) 
    B90 B92 B91 B97
 Queen's Pawn Game (15) 
    A41 A46 D02
 Benko Gambit (4) 
    A57 A59 A58
 Modern Benoni (4) 
    A57 A59 A58
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   H Mas vs Htun Lynn Kyaw, 1999 1-0
   H Mas vs Korchnoi, 2006 1-0
   H Mas vs J E Garcia, 2009 1-0
   H Mas vs S Sagar, 2008 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Commonwealth Championship (2008)
   Chess Olympiad (2010)
   8th Asian Continental Chess Championship (2009)
   Olympiad (2008)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)

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HAFIZULHELMI MAS
(born Feb-12-1981, 36 years old) Malaysia

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International Master

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 147  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Vallejo Pons vs H Mas  0-1481991Wch U10B70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
2. H Mas vs R Y Rusev  1-0291991Ch World (cadets)C55 Two Knights Defense
3. H Mas vs Ganguly 0-1391991Ch World (cadets)C59 Two Knights
4. H Mas vs A F Ker  0-1391995South East Asian Zonal TtB07 Pirc
5. Sadvakasov vs H Mas  1-0301996Asia-ch BoysB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
6. Blatny vs H Mas  1-044199632nd ol Yerevan ARMA04 Reti Opening
7. H Mas vs I Novikov  ½-½361997World CitiesB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
8. Movsesian vs H Mas  1-0431997Groningen opB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
9. H Mas vs Kasimdzhanov  0-1441998Asia-chTB06 Robatsch
10. H Mas vs M Ghorbani  1-0581998Asian TeamsB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
11. H Mas vs R Antonio  ½-½661998Zonal 3.2B12 Caro-Kann Defense
12. Oral vs H Mas  1-0361999Saintly CupB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
13. H Mas vs Joel Benjamin  ½-½321999Saintly CupB06 Robatsch
14. I Rogers vs H Mas  0-1711999Saintly CupA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
15. H Mas vs G West  ½-½471999Saintly CupB01 Scandinavian
16. H Mas vs Zhong Zhang  0-1451999Saintly CupB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
17. H Mas vs M Aung Hlaing  ½-½591999GM Scheveningen, YangonB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
18. J Ye vs H Mas  1-0571999Yangon GM ScheveningenB50 Sicilian
19. H Mas vs Thein Dan Oo  1-0181999GM Scheveningen, YangonB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
20. Moun Moun Latt vs H Mas 1-0221999GM Scheveningen, YangonB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
21. H Mas vs Htun Lynn Kyaw  1-0321999GM Scheveningen, YangonA00 Uncommon Opening
22. H Mas vs Khin Than  ½-½291999GM Scheveningen, YangonC05 French, Tarrasch
23. Wynn Zaw Htun vs H Mas  0-1261999GM Scheveningen, YangonA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
24. M Al-Modiahki vs H Mas  ½-½481999GM Scheveningen, YangonB23 Sicilian, Closed
25. H Mas vs Khin Thaung  ½-½151999GM Scheveningen, YangonA00 Uncommon Opening
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 147  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-01-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sneaky: That's quite a monicker.
Nov-19-07  King mega: Haha, The malaysian GM!
Feb-25-08  papynchase: Actually it's supposed to be just Mas Hafizulhelmi. A friend of mine who used to be his classmate told me that Agus is the name of his father. It's quite common in Malaysia to write their father's name at the back. But it's always perceived as their surnames thus the "moniker".

He was already an IM in his teens but his pursuit of the GM title (King Mega: not yet a GM) took a backstep because of study and work commitments. Chess is not considered a fancy field to make one's ends meet at this part of the world.

Lately he has a renewed enthusiasm in chess. There was an article in a daily here about his quest for the GM title.

In the Olympiad in Turin he helped Malaysia to one of its best placing ever while beating notables like Viktor Korchnoj and Pascal Charbonneau (Pascal beat Anand a few games later).

Sep-25-10  asianwarrior: Asof thisdate,he isdoingfinein the Olympiad. If things goeshis way,he can achieve his GM titlehere.

Good Luck, sir!!!!!

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