Edwin Lam

Edwin Lam Choong Wai is a chess player and author with a FIDE Standard rating of 1896 and a FIDE rapid rating of 1966. Based in Kuala Lumpur, he will soon launch an educational venture he co-founded with his parents in Malaysia. Prior to this, he spent the past 8 years mostly living and working in Singapore. There, he was attached first with Procter & Gamble (P&G) doing global and regional marketing work. After P&G, he joined Pfizer and then Essilor in local and regional marketing roles. His last role was as Strategic Director for The Purpose Group, a 100-man strong creative and digital marketing agency in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He wrote extensively for Chessbase.com between the years 2004 and 2010 and his last article prior to this was a 3-part “Bisik-Bisik” interview article with GM Garry Kasparov!

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