Monday, October 19, 2009

The Final Results for This Weekend Chess Tournaments

Deepavali Rapid Chess 

Muhd Nabil Azman has dashed 2008 MSSM U18 Individual champion, Lim Zhou Ren, hope to win the Deepavali Rapid Chess. Nabil, the U15 Selangor state player, scored 8 and 1/2 points out of 10 rounds. He was ahead of the the first runner up by half point. In the third place is Muhd Syakir Shazmeer, Nabil's U15 teammate, with 7 and 1/2 points. Stonemaster and Jax Tham, both tied with 7 points, are fourth and fifth placings respectively. Congratulation! to all the winners.

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UiTM Dungun Open 

In the Masters category, Mohd Khair won 5 games and drew the other 2 to win the UiTM Dungun Open. He is ahead by one point to the first and second runner up, Ruzenan Abu Bakar and Suhaidi Mustafa, respectively. Below is the final cross table.

Below is the final crosstable for the Open category. It is encouraging to see that three Under 12 players are among the top 5. Muhd D'zafrul Haziq, a high schooler won his first six rounds and drew the last one to be on the top of the table.Terengganu state U12 player, Siti Khadijah Sabirin, showed her prowess by being second. Her only defeat was to the leader in the sixth round. Below is the top 20 final crosstable. Tahniah! to all the winners.

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