Rd 5 Updates (Girls): Overnight leader, Hoh Tjin Li, drew her match against pre-tournament favourite Amira Syahmina. While, Laila Husna had defeated Dhanusya to become the joint leader with Hoh into the next round. Top boards in action for Rd 6: Laila vs. Hoh, Amira vs Nurul Adlina, Vickie vs Pavitranayagi.
Rd 5 Updates (Boys): Yeap Eng Chiam has defeated his rival, Kiu Toh She, who had shared the same points with him. He nows enjoy a 0.5 pt leads over the field. On other result, Elgin Lee defeated Wong Jianwen. Top boards in action for Rd 6: Elgin vs Yeap, Nicholas Lee vs P'ng Ren Chi, Fikri Saleh vs Wong Hao.
Rd 6 Updates (Girls): The top of the board drew their match. This has throw a lifeline to Amira to equal on points after this round with her wins against Nurul. Also, Vickie consolidates her position by trailing the leader 0.5 pt behind. Top boards in action for Rd 7: Dhanusya (4.5pts) vs Amira (5pts), Hoh (5pts) vs Vickie (4.5pts), Pavithranayagi (4pts) vs Laila (5pts). All the 3 leaders have played each other with getting 2 draws from each other. Hence, all three leaders are playing with lower point scorer in last round.
Rd 6 Updates (Boys): Yeap is almost there with 1 point lead over his closest rival with his six wins in a row. P'ng drew against Nicholas Lee and both players blew away their chances on the title. Wong Hao won his game too. Top boards in action for Rd 7: Yeap vs Wong Hao, Nicholas Chong vs Tan Jun Feng, Wong Jian Wen vs Kiu Tok Shen.