27 October 2010, Porto Carras, Greece – During the seventh round, two significant wins by two Malaysian players pushes the limelight to these two players.
One is Puteri Rifqah Fahada (Girls, U10) as her third consecutive win in the seventh round catapults her ranking to the 14th from 24th. Second is Wong Yinn Long (Boys U08) as he strikes another win in the seventh round by scalping a young Russian opponent, ranked higher than him. Wong moves from 38th to 26th position in his category. Well done!
Malaysia scored six wins and one draw during the 7th round. Malaysia’s winners in this round include Wong Yinn Long (Boys U08), Muhd Faqih b Aminuddin (Boys U08), Aron Teh Eu Wan (Boys U12), Puteri Rifqah Fahada bt Azhar (Girls U10), WCM Nur Nabila bt Azman Hisham (Girls U14) and WFM Nur Najiha bt Azman Hisham (Girls U12).
Results of Round 7, WYCC 2010 of the Malaysian chess players shown below:-
Individual Performances of the Malaysian Players after round 7 shown in the table below.
Official website of World Youth Chess Championship 2010, Greece: