Last year, Nabila did not take part in the 11th ASEAN age group chess championship held in Subic, Philippines. Instead she played in the MSSM chess championship in Kangar, Perlis that was clashed with the ASEAN age group. While Medina took part in the age group championship. Instead of playing in the Girls 14 category, she played in the Girls 20 category in all standard, rapid and blitz events.
[ Medina did not manage to win against the Pinoy GM. BUT in the sixth round, she upset WGM Irene on board 10 with white pieces. Do you want to know who was her 7th round opponent? On the fifth board, Medina played black against GM Susanto. Yes, GM Susanto Megaranto. What is the result? No, she did not win. But she managed to draw with the Indonesian GM who has 2533 FIDE ratings. What a feat! Updated - 12.41am
Medina's victory over WGM Irene was picked up by the famous Susan Polgar's chess blog with title "Teen sensation scores upset". Updated on 6 Apr 2011, 11.38pm ]