Wednesday, August 20, 2008

IGB-5th Dato' Arthur Tan Malaysia Open Chess Championship 2008 - 17th Aug to 24th Aug 2008 - Day 2

At the end of Day 2 two GMs Susanto Megaranto and Iuldachev Saidali (pic) maintained their fine run with a perfect score to meet at the top Board tomorrow. Malaysia's leading player FM Lim Yee Weng with 3 points will face Filipino IM Ronald Dableo. Mas Hafizulhelmi is running close by with 2 1/2 points along with another promising Selangor youngster Justin Ong.

Malaysia' current WNM and rising star Alia Anin Azwa suffered an early setback in round 1 to FM Novita Anjas but later rebounded to draw with fellow national player Leong Mun Wan in Round 2. She however managed to only collect another 1/2 point today.

Round 2 . . . . .Round 1