Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Malaysian Masters Chess Championship 2014 (MEN): Yeoh Li Tian Champs

Yeoh Li Tian is the newly crowned Masters Champion with 1 round to spare. His 4 wins from 4 games against some of the country top players is a just simple proof of his growing strength.

Tomorrow last round @ 2pm shall be very interesting to watch especially the game between Tze Han vs Ahmad Fadzil. Whoever wins, he shall be placed 2nd and the loser may end up 4th and have to play in the MCF Selection on 26th and 27th April. Meanwhile, Aron needs to win against Sumant tomorrow and wait for Tze Han vs Fadzil match result. Where as, Yit San and Sumant are no longer in contention for top 3 placing in this Masters.

For full results, click here

Possible outcome after tomorrow last game, a 3-way tie in points and tie-break counts.

The following rules shall be applied

1.         In an event of tie between 3 participants after tie-break counts (P/E, Number of Wins, S/B, Koya) applied
            1.1       Play single round robin rapid game using 25 minutes with 10 seconds increment from move 1;
            1.2       If no conclusive result / tie for scores from 1.1, play single round robin blitz game using 5 minutes to the finish;
            1.3       If no conclusive result / tie for scores from 1.2, play single round robin sudden-death blitz game [White is given 6 minutes, while Black is given 5 minutes]. In a case of draw result, Black shall be declared as match winner.

Rapid Schedule @ Wisma OCM
Rd 1     24/4                  6.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Rd 2     24/4                  8 pm – 9 pm
Rd 3     24/4                  9.30 pm – 10.30 pm

Blitz Schedule @ 11am (25/4), Dewan Seri Sarjana, UNITEN