3 August 2011, Kuala Lumpur - for the upcoming Dato' Arthur Tan Malaysian Open 2011, there are 96 pre-registered players with defending champion GM Cao Sang of Vietnam, 2533, in this list. The highest rated player is GM Zhang Zhong, 2594, of Singapore. The list includes several titled players comprising of 16 GMs, 9 IMs, 2 WGMs, 3 WIMs, 4 FMs, 2 WFMs and 1 CM.
Pix 1. IM Mas Hafizulhelmi, Malaysia.
Malaysia's IM Mas Hafizulhelmi, Lim Zhuo Ren, Justin Ong, Ismail Ahmad, Roshan Ajeet Singh, Mark Siew, Elgin Lee Kah Meng and a few others are participating as well in this year's edition.
Other updates are the 6th AmBank Malaysia Chess Challenge 2011 - 35 players and 2nd Dato' Arthur Tan Malaysia Open 2011 - 24 players, as shown below:-
(source: Abdul Hamid Majid, MCF)