A new champion has emerged in the form of National University of Singapore which has amassed 23 points to beat its closest rival Islamic International University Malaysia by 0.5 point. Host University Malaya secure the 3rd spot with 22 points making the 16th GACC event as one of the closely fought event in recent years with only a single point separating the top 3 teams. Universiti Putra Malaysia was crowned the best Malaysian Team with 20.5 points.
Isuru Alahakoon of E-Soft Computer Sri Lanka earned the top spot for the Open Individual section with home boy Syazwan Zulkifli of UM in the second spot and early favorites and top seed for the event Ahmad Fadzil Nayan of Islamic International University Malaysia in 3rd place.
Universiti Tenaga Nasional lady player Nur Atiqah Mohd Niza notched the top women category followed by Ruby Kwan Tszee Yeung of Universiti Perguruan Sultan Idris in the second spot and Universiti Putra's Marsyitah Baba in the 3rd place.
Some selected photos from the closing ceremony
|The GACC Team Challenge Trophy|
|Hey look who is at the closing? Andrew Ooi a.k.a Gilachess - the official media|
|Officiating the closing ceremony - YBhg Datuk Dr Rohana Yusof, Deputy Vice Chancellor Students Affair|
|Let there be lights! The official closing gimmick - Moving rook to f3 checkmate!|
|Exchange of mementos|
|Best Lady Performer - Nur Atiqah Mohd Niza of Universiti Tenaga Nasional|
|The proud son of UM - Syazwan Zulkifli runner up in the Individual open section|
|2012 Individual Champion - Isuru Alahakoon of Sri Lanka|
|National University of Singapore - Team Champion 2012|
|One for the album - winners of the 16th GACC 2012|