Rd 5 Updates (Girls): Defending Champion NJM Nur Nabila has lift-up to the tournament top billing by disposing Tan Li Ting (seeded 2nd) to enjoy 1 pt adavantage going into next round. Fairus, another title contender continues to stay in the hunt win Rd 5, however, Ee Sun Xin has dropped out virtually from the title race whenshe secure only a draw in this round. Top boards in action for Rd 6: Fairus vs Nabila, Tan vs Camilia, Ee vs Anis Fariha Saleh.
Rd 5 Updates (Boys): Defending Champion Tan Wei Hao is on track to defend his title. Roshan keeps up the heat by winning against Muhd Ifran. They will be pitted aganist each other in the next round and the winner is likely to win the title. Any slip up by these 2 players will likely to see the Championship blows wide open with 12 players who are 1 point behind the 2 leaders. Top boards in action for Rd 6: Roshan vs Tan, Subramanian vs Arif, Shreyes vs Jerome Yong.
Rd 6 Updates (Girls): A big upset had happened where Fairus toppled Nabila who is the Defending Champion, how this has happenned? It is sad to see a very dedicated and hardworking girl to lose. Both Tan and Camilia drew with each other. While, Ee won her game. Top boards in action for Rd 7: Nabila vs Ee, Tan vs Fairus, Camilia vs Najihah.
Rd 6 Updates (Boys): Defending Champion Tan is getting closer to defend his title when he won against his other fellow contender, Roshan. Subramanian, Jerome and 4 others are chasing Tan with their respective wins but 1 pt behind the leader. Top boards in action for Rd 7: Tan vs Subramanian, Jeremy Yong vs Roshan, Lim Winsen vs Mirnash Chandran, Muhd Nuriman vs Derek. Any slip-up by Tan may blow the title wide open with a possibility of 5 players ended up with 6 pts from 7 games.