9 September 2011, Kuala Lumpur - IM Barbosa Oliver (pix above) is the current Raja Dr Nazrin Shah Invitational Masters 2011 leader after the 7th round with 6.0 points. Barbosa beat Ngyuyen Van Huy in the 7th round.
Meanwhile Malaysia's top player IM MAS Hafizulhelmi have scored 1.5 points with three draws from three bottom half players - Wong, Van Huy and Anh Dung.
There are two more rounds, this afternoon and tomorrow morning, 10 September 2011. The top three players - Barbosa, Vakhidov and Bitoon are each separated by half a point each. How each finish in the next two rounds will be crucial.