Sunday, March 3, 2013

24th Selangor Juniors Open Chess Tournament 2013 - Results ( Under-8, Under 12 and Under-16 )

The Chess Association of Selangor once again successfully concluded the age-group competitions for the past two weekends which ended today.  The series is now running in its 24th year. We have now included the Under-8 category this year attracting an encouraging 20 participants. As usual these competitions are open to all, attracting players from other states including a Singaporean. For the records the Under-12 Champion was deservedly won by a Pahang player Meor Airil Rahimi who only dropped a 1/2 point in the last round  against a 5-pointer to assure his top placing. The Under-8 winner Wong Zi Yue too was a clear winner with a full 7-pointer, In the Under-16 category Dilwen Ding pipped WFM Nur Najihah whom he beat in Round 5. He however dropped 1/2 point through a draw in Round 6 with 3rd placed Negeri Sembilan player Nithyalakshmi Sivanesan 

The top three champions with CAS officials
Full results and group photos of the three categories:
Details of the Under-12 Results and the Winners
Prize winners of the Under-8 and full results
Prize winners of the Under-16 category and full results