8 December 2011, Kuala Lumpur – At the 3rd Penang Heritage City International Chess Open 2011 in Penang, IM Dimakiling Oliver of Philippines takes over leadership by winning his round 6 encounter with IM Nguyen Van Huy of Vietnam on top board. Dimakiling now has scored 5.5 points and is sole leader.
IM Mas Hafizulhelmi of Malaysia, has now climbed into the top 10 of the Penang Open with a win against Looi Xin Hao on the fifth board with a score of 4.5 points from six rounds of play.
Tomorrow, 9 December 2011, IM Mas will meet defending champion, IM Dimakiling Oliver of PHI on top board during the 7th round of play. Best of luck to IM Mas in his endeavours!
Results of Round 6 pairings:
Pairings of Round 7: