Sunday, September 03, 2017

Neck and neck

Posted by GilaChess
Usually at this time during the penultimate round of the Malaysian Open there would be a clear leader. However for the first time this year, thing are not so clear as there are 11 joint leaders !

They are :

  1. GM Venkatesh M.R.
  2. GM Ma Qun
  3. GM Fang Yuxiang
  4. GM Tran Tuan Minh
  5. GM Zhou Jianchao
  6. IM Tan Justin
  7. GM Vishnu Prasanna. V
  8. GM Yu Ruiyuan
  9. GM Nguyen Duc Hoa
  10. IM Abdusattorov Nodirbek
  11. GM Laylo Darwin
The final round 9 will be played this morning at 9am.

Crossreference table after 8 rounds:-

GM Zhou Jianchao

GM Fang Yuxiang

GM Fang Yuxiang

GM Ma Qun

IM Abdusattorov Nodirbek

GM Tran Tuan Minh

GM Vishnu Prasanna. V

IM Justin Tan