16 January 2012, Kuala Lumpur – Here are the final ranking for the top 25 players after the 8th final round of play for the 2nd Cerdik Catur Semi-Pro Chess Championship 2012 held at DATCC, Wilayah Complex, Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, 15 January 2012. 179 players participated in this record-breaking attendance one-day rapid tournament.
The tournament was won by Norazman Ismail with 8 full points from 8 rounds of play. In the final 8th round, Norazman beat Mohd Ezmi Mahmood, who ended in 6th position with 6.5 points. In second place was Michael Angelo Palma with 7 points, third, Nor Zaiasron Yahaya with 7 points, fourth Mohd Fairuz Shah with 6.5 points, fifth, Muhd Rabani Che Hassan from UiTM, 6.5 points. In seventh was Mohd Khairul Nizam Johariy, also from UiTM, with 6.5 points. Top seed, Fikri Saleh, ended in 8th position with 6.5 points.