Monday, September 1, 2008

Malaysian Chess Festival 2008 - 28th Astro Merdeka Standard Team Chess Championship 2008 - Individual performances

(In his Closing Speech yesterday Tan Sri Ramli informed the audience that this would be the last event to be held at the Wilayah Complex hall as the space would be taken over by a third party. MCF had in the meantime finalised arrangements to rent a small office space at the OCM building where future tournaments could also be held there.)

Records on the individual performances as follows:

Open Category

Ian Udani and FM Nicholas Chan are joint First Board winners , both sharing 85.7% or 6 out of 7 points

Junior Category

Sumant won the First Board Prize in the Junior Category with 92.9% score or 6 1/2 out of the maximum 7 points