Monday, 24 August 2015

Appointment of Deputy President, KLCA - Dr. Zaidan Zulkipli

Posted by Amrul HM, Hon.Secretary-KLCA

 ( Dr. Zaidan Zulkipli, right - New Deputy President of KLCA in Ireland )

In the KLCA EXCO Meeting held in Midvalley Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, 22nd August 2015 , Dr.Zaidan Zulkipli was appointed as KLCA's Deputy President to fill-up the vacancy left by the previous Deputy President who assumed the President post.

( Dr. Zaidan Zulkipli - Deputy President of KLCA & Head of Technical Committee )

Prior to the appointment, Zaidan was an EXCO member of KLCA and is the Head of KLCA Technical Committee. Zaidan will assist the KLCA President in running the association and will represent KLCA/KLCA President at certain designated events. He will still be Head of the Technical Committee.

( Zaidan, on the left - winning the 8th Asian Dragons 2014 in Taiwan )

Zaidan, is a trained medical doctor and budding entrepreneur. Many in the chess community would recognise him as an "irregular regular"player in the local chess scene due to his job demands. He'd won a few international events in Europe, Asia and not forgetting Malaysia. Amongst notable results are:
Champion - Galway Chess Club Blitz Tournment. IRELAND 2005 - 2011.
Champion - Leinster Chess Championship. Dublin, IRELAND - 2011.
Runners-Up - FE 5 Comune. Vanzagello, ITALY -2009.
Third - e2e4 Chess Tournament. London, U.KINGDOM - 2010.
6th - Jubilee Tourney under 2100. Zurich, SWITZERLAND - 2009.
Champion - 8th Asian Dragons. New Taipei City, TAIWAN - 2014.
His latest win was in Sabah this year.
( Left, Zaidan - winning in Sabah )

KLCA and the Hon.Secretary wishes Dr.Zaidan all the best in his new appointment and undertaking of additional responsibilities for KLCA.

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