20 August 2011, Kuala Lumpur – At the 8th Dato’ Arthur Tan Malaysian Open 2011, GM Li Shilong (pix above) is outright leader with 5 points after both Olivers stumble. Li beat Barbosa on top board while Dimakiling drew with Wan Yunguo on board two.
In round 6, Li will match-up with Dimakiling on top board. Round 6 will be played on Monday, 22 August 2011, 15:00 hrs. Tomorrow is Swensen’s one-day rapid Age Group Tournament. Malaysian Open participants will get a rest day on Sunday, 21 August 2011.
Rank after round 5, 8th DAT Malaysian Open 2011.
6th Round Pairings, 8th Dato’ Arthur Tan Malaysian Open 2011.
Meanwhile Malaysia’s best player is IM Lim Yee Weng with 3 points, followed by Cheah Cheok Fung (pix above) with 2.5 points, Justin Ong and WCM Nur Nabila Azman Hisham both scored 2.5 points each. In fifth place is NM Lim Zhuo Ren with 2.0 points to show after five rounds of play. At 2.0 points include Ismail Ahmad, Roshan Singh, Tan Li Ting, Renitha Narayanan, Elgin Lee Kah Meng and Mark Siew.