Let see how the top players in each category fare two rounds later after the day off.
In Under-8 Boys category,
The top two leaders still maintaining their respective position, while the Uzbeks, Indians, and Vietnamese still among the chasing pack. There is two new entries into Top 10 i.e. Estonia and Georgia taking over from Russia and India contender.
In Under-10 Boys category,
One of the joint leaders at half-way mark has moved into driver seat position by being a sole leader with 1 point ahead of the chasing pack. USA still maintaining 3 players in the top 10 standing, while India is down to 2 players. Players from Serbia and Bulgaria were booted out of Top 10 List, replacing them are Poles, Iranian and our beloved neighbour who is represented by this sole representative. So far, Tin's performance is superb and getting stronger and stronger to the finishing line. He is on his way to make Singapore proud. Personally, I hope to see this boy can have a podium finish.
In Under-12 Boys category,
One of the joint leaders at half-way mark has moved into driver seat position by being a sole leader with 1 point ahead of the chasing pack. Only one player from Russia was booted out of Top 10 and was replaced by another Turks.
In Under-14 Boys category,
The Lithuanian still maintaining his 1 point lead he obtained at half-way stage. This group saw the highesty casualties number with 5 players (from England, Armenia, Spain, Ukraine, and Poland) dropped out from the Top 10 Standing. Which countries have replaced them? Iran, France, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan, India. Now, India has 3 representatives.
In Under-16 Boys category,
The Poles are really dominating in this category. With 3 Poles in Top 10 standing which includes 2 of them in First and Second. This category is theirs for the taking. Other big winners are the Netherlanders and Russians with 2 new entries each into Top 10 Standing. One British also gets into the Top 10. On the other hand, the Danes were the biggest casualties with both players booted out of Top 10 alongside with a Spaniard, Mongolian, Israelis, and French.
In Under-18 Boys category,
The Armenian still maintaining his half point advatage over the field. One Israelis and one Iranian have taken over the place of a Turk and a Russian. The rest of the players in Top 10 still the same compare to the half-way stage.