MMU Emerges Champion in Two Categories at MASISWA-UTP Online Chess Championship 2021

Corporate Communications Department


We are proud to share that MMU Melaka Team 1 emerged as the champion for Men’s Team Category at the MASISWA-UTP Online Chess Championship 2021, recently. Kong Foo Yee from the Faculty of Law (FOL), Gan Wei Tian from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET), Eshwant Singh (FOL), and Ng Shi Xuan from the Faculty of Information Science and Technology (FIST) received a cash prize of RM1000 and e-certificates for their winning. Meanwhile, MMU Chessmate secured the second runner-up for Women’s Team category, where Chua Jia Tien, Athirah Rizani, Pavala Taruni Suntrakumar from FOL, and Lim Zhou Yi from FIST walked away with a cash prize of RM250 as well as e-certificates.

MMU students also proved their excellent chess skills when they also won the individual category at the same competition. Tan Li Ting, our student from the Faculty of Management (FOM) emerged as the champion and Chua Jia Tien won the second runner-up under Individual Women’s Category. Not only that, Kong Foo Yee also bagged first runner-up under Individual Male’s Category.

Organised by MASISWA and Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), a total of 12 athletes from MMU partook in this competition. The competition was held from 20th until 22nd August 2021, which was open for all private varsity students.

Congratulations and well done to all athletes!