22 April 2012, Kuala Lumpur – In the Melaka Campomanes International Rapid 2012, GM Czebe Attila (pix above) of Hungary was in the lead with 7 points after eight rounds of rapid play. He beat IM Rathnakaran K of India on top board. Rathnakaran was in second place behind Czebe with 6.5 points.
Five players are bunched up at 6.0 points. They are GM Megaranto of Indonesia, GM Bitoon Richard of Philippines, IM Karthikeyan P of India, GM Laxman RR of India and Malaysia’s IM Mok Tze-Meng.
Results of Round 8:
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Latest News: It is reported that GM Richard Bitoon of Philippines managed to top the table and appears to be the No.1. Meanwhile second spot belongs to IM Oliver Dimakiling of Philippines. Malaysia’s IM Mok Tze-Meng was reportedly to have finished in 14th spot. All results however are unofficial and requires confirmation from the organisers of Melaka Chess Festival 2012.