In U-8 Girls, Goh Jie Yi, defending champion, has open up at least 1 point lead over her nearest rival, Zainoor Ikmal Munirah and Nur Faiqah, whom she had met. Looks like from Round 6 onwards she is going to add another 3 more points to secure maximum 8 points, just like what she did last year.
In U-10 Girls, Chua Jia-Tien created the biggest upset in this group by defeating top seed Zainoor Ikmal Maisarah. However, she was held to a draw in the following round by Nurul Farhana. With the result, these two girls have 4.5 points followed by Zainoor and Khaw Ker Shean with 4 points. Who is going to champ? It's still to early to tell.
In U-12 Girls, Nithyalaksmi, pre-tournament hot favourite, has tightened her grip on the Championship Title by clearing Mok Shu Zing and Teh De Zen. She has open up a 1 point lead over the field and could well be on her way towards winning the Championship.
In U-14 Girls, WFM Nur Najiha has done herself a great favour by defeating
Defending Champion NWM Tan Li Ting in Round 5 to lead the field by half point. Will she wins the title? It all depends on her encounter against Camilia Johari (seeded 3rd) in Round 6.