For the Boys section, Fong Yit San were victorious early when Ahmad Afiq Afyfy made a blunder in the opening but, Yit San had to wait for Jun Feng's game to conclude before he can celebrate. A win by Jun Feng will equal the score for both players and a play off beckons in order to determine the champion. Both Tan Jun Feng and Fong Yit San had met in the earlier round which resulted in a drawn game.
Jun Feng was not in the better position against Chuin Kai early in the game. Although he had managed to equalize the position, Jun Feng decided to play it safe and offered Chuin Kai a draw which the latter accepted. And with the drawn game, Jun Feng handed the title to Fong Yit San as the National Junior Master 2012
Jun Feng ended in 2nd spot with Aron Teh coming in 3rd. Each Champion from the Girls and Boys section earned RM600 for their effort, 2nd place were RM400 richer and the 3rd place winners pocketed RM200.
Prizes were given away by Puan Haslindah Ruslan who is also the VP of the Malaysian Chess Federation.
There was also a Blitz event organized after the prize giving ceremony which was won by Sumant Subramaniam followed by Wong Jianwen and Zaidan Zulkipli.
Final standings and tables for the event can be found at Chess-Results website by clicking the following LINK
Photo collection can be viewed at Chess-Malaysia FACEBOOK page at the following LINK
|The newly crowned champions Yit San and Li Ting flanked by MCF VP Puan Haslindah (left) and Arbiter Nik Ahmad Farouqi (right)|
|IM Jimmy Liew came to visit and played a few games of Chess with Dato Tan, who also dropped by to witness the event|
|IM Jimmy Liew glancing over the game between Nithya and Ho Chen Ee, one of the few games that went almost the distance|