Thursday, April 2, 2009

NAG 2009 Under-12: Top 5 In Rating List

Boys Category
1. Tan Wei Hao (DC) 1635
2. Muhd Irfan Haqqim Azhar 1720
3. Mohd Faizal Roslan 1603
4. Tan Ri Hong 1492
5. Daniel Iskandar Arif Noor Akbar 1485

Tan Wei Hao continues in his quest to defend his title by sweeping the first 4 games easily. In this list, only Irfan with 3.5 pts has a realistic chance to stop Tan's quest. Faizal still have a mathematical chance although he had suffered lost in early rounds. Other contenders in the list are virtually out of Championship contention with both Ri Hong and Daniel had suffered 2 losses respectively. Roshan Singh (seeded 7th) and Shreyes (seeded 8th) are the other two players with 4 pts from 4 games.

Girls Category
1. NJM Nur Nabila Azman Hisham (DC) 1731
2. Tan Li Ting 1583
3. Fairuz Hamizah Ahmad Fuad 1470
4. Chew Eewen 1428
5. Ee Sun-Xin 1387

NJM Nur Nabila and Tan Li Ting are the leaders after 4 rounds of competition. They are pitted against each other this morning which is likely to decide the fate of this Championship. Both Fairus and Ee had suffered one lost game. While, Chew is basically out of the race.

(DC) means Defending Champion for the same age-group. Defending Champion shall be seeded as "No. 1 player" regardless of their current MCF Chess rating.