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Sunday, July 8, 2012

Of GACC Event - Day 5

After one rest day, the event resume with Round 7 which started at 9:00am today. On Table 1, leader Syazwan Zulkifli suffered his first loss of the event when he went down to Isuru Alahakoon of Sri Lanka who had the advantage of a passed pawn on the a-file which created a bit of complication for the UM student. On Table 2, Santhosh P of National University of Singapore had one of the quickest win in the round when he won against Looi Xin Hao of  USM whilst on Table 3, another UM student Calvin Chong played well to overcome a resilient Kelvin Wee of Nanyang Technological University Singapore after the latter lost on time.

Other interesting results coming from Round 7 was Fadzil Nayan of IIUM victorious against Tan Zhi Quan of UM on Table 6, Nor Atiqah of UTEN outplayed Faeznor of IIUM and on Table 12, the sole rep from UPSI Ruby Kwan had a convincing win against Melvin Ang of NUS in a tight rook/bishop/pawn endgame.

At the conclusion of Round 6, National University of Singapore is now the sole leading team with 19 points, creating a 1.5 point gap with the 2nd placed team of Universiti Putra Malaysia who has collected 17.5 points. Islamic International University A in third place with 17 points, University Malaya with 16.5 points at 4th place and two team tied for 5th and 6th place with 15.5 points - Nanyang Technological University Singapore and Unversiti Teknologi Petronas.

Team Standing After Round 7
Top 20 individual players standing after Round 7
Isuru Alahakoon of E-Soft Computer Sri Lanka is currently the joint leader of the event with 6 points out of 7 rounds. The other 2 leaders are Santhosh P of National University Singapore and another UM player Calvin Chong
Wan Nor Syahirah of Islamic International University Malaysia
Marsyitah Baba of Universiti Putra Malaysia
Scene of the tournament hall at the start of Round 7

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