Sunday, March 11, 2012

NAG 2012: Round 3 Upsets in Girls Categories

In U-8 Girls, Goh Jie Yi, defending champion, is inching closer to defend her title after winning her match angainst 2nd seed Nur Faiqah. This leaves Zainoor Ikmal Munirah as the only person to stands in her way for winning a back-to-back title.

In U-10 Girls, Lum Ting Fang, 2nd seed, again has failed to collect another point where she lost to Chua Jia-Tien. Zainoor Ikmal continues her grip towards the title with 3 wins in a row.

In U-12 Girls, the top two rated players were given some strong resistent before able to wrap up their game. While, Faqihah was less fortunatewhere she lost to Shu Zing.

In U-14 Girls, the pairing was not in favour for the top two players where both are pitted against each other and ended with as draw. Now, they are 1 point behind their fellow title contender, WFM Nur Najiha.

In U-16 Girls, Natasha Kavina (seeded 4th) quietly won all her 3 encounters who ranked 5th, 6th and 7th to be the sole leader in the event. She will be pitted against WCM Nur Nabila in the next round.

In U-18 Girls, Sarika has scored 1.5 points from two other title contenders that gives her a good chance to win the tile as her 2 remaining games are against much lower rated players.