Wednesday, May 2, 2018

45th Selangor Open & Challenger Chess Tournament 2018 - Results

Main Category - Selangor Open 2018 Results
Another successful outing with good turnout of participation from both the local and international players.IM Llneza Vega Marcos from Spain emerged Champion in the Open Category. IM Pascoa Haridas took the Second spot and last year's winner IM Dimakiling Oliver was Third. The Malaysians put up a strong performance with Chan Kim Yew in 9th position followed by Lye Lik Zang in 10th postion. Both scored 6 1/2 points but lost out in tie-break to the  other winners in 4th to 8th positions. Four other Malaysians Mohd Saprin Sabri, Ng Tze Han, Cheah Kah Hoe and Sim Jia Ru were also among the top 20 winners

In the Challenger Category Puteri Munajjah Az Zahraa Azhar emerged Champion with  1/2 point ahead of Indonesian WFM Putri Regita Desyari. In Third place  was Mukhriez Shah Mahmood Shah with 7 points.

Challenger 2018 Results

Winners in The Challenger category in pictures