Apocalypse Manila sharing equal 20 1/2 points with Selangor eclipsed the latter to emerge Champion through a tie-break. The sole foreign team truly deserved the title making a strong comeback in Day 2 winning all the games then, including the final game against Selangor. Selangor took the Second place and Best State Medal as well
In the Junior Category Selangor Generasi 8 took a commanding lead throughout the tournament and wrestled the Championship title and Best State Medal award.
After a hectic two weeks of chess the Malaysian Chess Festival has now drawn to its close. Wishing you Malaysians Selamat Hari Merdeka and Selamat Berpuasa to all Muslims, and safe journey home