20th January 2011, Kuala Lumpur – The USM 17th Chess Open Tournament 2010/11 was held recently on the 15-16 January 2011 in the Students’ Main Hall (Dewan Utama Pelajar, DPA/DPB), USM Campus, USM, Pulau Pinang.
National Master Evan Timothy Capel (pix above) won the event with a 7.5 points over 8 rounds of play. He beat 212 other players in the same Open Individual category.
In second place was Chuah Heng Meng with 7.5 points, too with a slightly inferior tie-break points.In third place was Elgin Lee Kah Meng with 7 points and in fourth position was Nicholas Chong Ing Hooi also with 7 points.
To see the full results, please visit chess-results.com or click here.
The USM chess team event will take place on the 22-23 January 2011 in USM Main Campus in Pulau Pinang.