46th Selangor Open Chess Championship 2019
There was an incident during the 4th Round of the 46th Selangor Open Chess Championships 2019 being held in Kuala Lumpur.
A Malaysian player, Mohd Syukur Razali playing against Ian Udani from Philippines was caught with a mobile phone with the position on the board reflected on the mobile.
He was immediately disqualified and withdrawn from the event.
As per FIDE regulations, his results from the earlier rounds stands, as there was no proof he cheated in those games.
Further announcements will be made after the conclusion of the event.
In an individual Open tournament, the offender shall be excluded from the final ranking. Each of the offender’s games shall be considered a loss, but the score for the opponent shall remain unchanged. All games shall be reported as unplayed.
We will comply with all FIDE regulations concerning cheating. All the games he played on this tournament will not be included for rating purpose.