Saturday, July 24, 2010

5th MBSS Open [U-17]: Both Yeap and Teh secure an easy victory in their respective group

In Under-17 Boys category, Yeap Eng Chiam of MBSS crushes all his 6-round opponents include some resistent over the board from another pre-tournament favourite, Wong Jianwen of Wesley Methodist. While, Wong finishes 3rd after losing on tie-break to another title contender, Poon Jit Wai. Both players suffered 1 defeat only at the hand of the Champion. Poon justified his 2nd place finishing with highest solkoff points in this category by defeating players who had finished at 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 10th in this event. He has +2 solkoff points margin over Yeap.

In Under-17 Girls category, Teh Kai Wen of SMK Kepong Baru as expected crushes all her 6-round opponents to win the title. While, Eunice Yee justified her seeding by finishing 2nd behind Teh. Third place went to Yow Chooi Yee who lost to both top two seeded players in the event.