2 January 2011, Kuala Lumpur - Pairing and standings for both Open and U-21 section for the IIUM Chess Tournament which started earlier yesterday at the Cultural Activity Center of UIA Gombak campus and ends today. Five rounds concluded yesterday with 3 more rounds to play today. Round 6 is scheduled to start at 9:00 am with Prize Giving Ceremony scheduled at 3:00pm. Plenty of prizes for the various categories with the eventual winner bagging RM1,000 plus medals and certificates. There is also Lucky Draws during the Prize Giving Ceremony with 15 prizes up for grabs including 6 Grand Prizes.
Currently, Fariz Shafruddin is leading with 5 full points from five rounds of play and in a close second is Ian Udani with 4.5 points.
(source: DATCC’s blog and pictures courtesy of Ng6’s blog)