MMU Student Helps Malaysian Team to Win Bronze Medal at 2021 Asian University Women Chess Championship

Corporate Communications Unit


We are proud to share an achievement by Tan Li Ting, our student from the Faculty of Management (FOM), who represented the Malaysian team with other team members namely Puteri Rifqah Fahada Azhar, Puteri Munajjah Az-Zahraa Azhar from Universiti Teknologi MARA, and Nithyalakshmi Sivanesan from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) secured the bronze medal at the 2021 Asian University Women Chess Championship starting from 3rd to 6th September 2021. Tan Li Ting was ranked 6th with 6.0 points, and she is the only Malaysian participant in the Top 8 awardees for the individual championship.

The championship was participated by varsity students from China, Indonesia, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Oman, Palestine, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and United Arab Emirates. The Indian team won the gold medal, while the Iranian team won the silver medal for the Women Chess Championship.


Photo credit: Majlis Sukan Universiti Malaysia