Wednesday, August 20, 2008

IGB-5th Dato' Arthur Tan Malaysia Open Chess Championship 2008 - 17th Aug to 24th Aug 2008 - Day 3

GM Susanto Megaranto performed well this evening warding off attacks by GM Li Chao b in Round 6. GM Li Chao b earlier beat his compatriot IM Irwanto Sadikin ( pic above GM Li Chao in white shirt facing IM Irwanto Sadikin)

Meanwhile FM Lim Yee Weng collected another draw with IM Nadanian Ashot while Mas Hafizulhelmi won his game against Japanese Kojima Shinya to meet IM Oliver Dimakiling in Round 7

In this morning's game IM Mas Hafizulhelmi (seated left) had to settle for a draw with Panggabean Hasian under a 50-move rule despite a slight rook and knight advantage/luck over his opponent's lone rook.

FM Lim Yee Weng's game with IM Dableo Ronald right) is also a draw, and he would be meeting Armenian IM Nadanian Ashot later in the afternoon session.

In the meantime a draw from GM Susanto Megaranto against GM Iuldachev Saidali but he remains at top Board to do battle with China's GM Li Chao b in Round 6.