Saturday, July 23, 2011

MBSSKL Open 2011 Update#5

The last round just over an hour ago.

The U23 Boy's category is won by Sumant Subramaniam with 5 wins and 1 draw. No one actually is playing in his league, the closest threat came from his own 13 y.o. brother, Shreyes, who is also the second seed in the category whom he drew in the last round.

The U23 Girl's category is won by Sumant's sister, Sarika, who won all her 6 games. Among her wins include scalping top seed Olivia Madhavan. After her win over the latter, it is a pretty smooth sailing for her to clinch the championship.

The U17 Boy's category is captured by MBSSKL top player, Yeap Eng Chiam, with a perfect six rounds win. His 4 nearest rivals are 1.5 points behind him. Among the four, three players have identical scores on first 2 tie-breaks, however, the third tie-break get to separate them. After tiebreak, Lim Jing Hong came in ahead of Liew Ken Yew and Kung Soon Heng. The 5th placing goes to Liew Ashton.

The U17 Girl's category is won by Goh Xin Yen despite losing her last round. She has 2 points advantage over her nearest rival before the start of the last round.