Sunday, March 11, 2012

NAG 2012: Round 1 Upsets in Boys Categories

In U-8 Boys, Dinessh (seeded 4th) has suffered an unexpected lost to Looi Ka Loc (seeded 15th). Looi is also the current MSSWP Pudu Zone U10 Boys Champion. Apart from Dinnessh, Muhd Haziman (seeded 6th) also has suffered the same fate at the hand of Ivan Sean (seeded 17th). Other players who rank in top 6 clear their respective encounter with ease.

In U-12 Boys, top-ranked Ng Jen Sheng (No 1 player in Malaysia by national rating) lost unexpectedly to 45th ranked Ngew Wai Kit of Methodist Boys School KL. This lost has put a severe dent to his Championship dream. As for Wai Kit, his determination to do well paid-off after missing the qualification chance to represent MBS to compete in MSSWP Bangsar Zone.

In U-14 Boys, 46th ranked Ang Tsu Jien manages to hold to a draw against 6th ranked Subramanian (No. 1 U-15 player from Negeri Sembilan).

In U-16 Boys, Fikri Saleh (seeded 5th) was held to a draw by Kim Zhao Ting.

No upset among the top 6 boards for the U-10 and U-18 category.