Tuesday, March 13, 2012

NAG 2012 - The Final Day, Before The Final Round

At the time of this entry, the Round 7 results and the Round 8 pairings for two categories - U8 and U10 Girls, had been published at chess-results.com.

In U8 Girls, Goh Jie Yi the defending champion is certain to be the champion. She is leading with one full point. In the final round, she is paired with Siti Nur Haziqah Mohd Haslam. The first runner up looks also certain to be won by Zainoor Ikmal Munirah. She has 6/7 points. She will play black against Eunice Tang En Shi. The third and fourth placing are still in the race.

In U10 Girls, the top three placing are almost in the hand of the current ranking provided they win their respective final round. Leading the pack is Chua Jia-Tien with 6.5/7 points followed by Nurul Farhana Halim with 6/7 points. In the third place is Zainoor Ikmal Maisarah scoring 5/7 points.

For full results and pairings, click below links:

Under 8 Girls, Under 10 Girls

In U8 Boys, the top seed Lye Lik Zang from KL won all his seven rounds to become the leader in this age group category. GiLoCatur has no doubt that he will emerge as the champion. In the final round, he will be challenged by Chew Zhi Qi at the top board. In second place is Ng Shi Yang who only lost once to the top seed in the fourth round. 

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