6 Sep 2012, Kuala Lumpur – In round 8 of the 40th Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey, Malaysia meets Libya on board 47 in the open category, while the ladies meet Bosnia Herzegovina on board 26.
For the men, Yeoh Li Tian is given a rest and in comes IM Lim Yee Weng on board 2.
The ladies has brought in WCM Nur Nabila bt Azman Hisham onto board two and rested is WCM Fong Mi Yen.
Open: Libya vs Malaysia
Latest news: the men won 3.5-0.5 against the Libyans. All won their board games except for IM Liew who had to settle for a draw.
Women: Malaysia vs Bosnia Herzegovina (BiH)
Latest news: the ladies won 3-1. Nur Najiha and Camilia Johari gave the knock out wins while Nur Nabila and Tan Li Ting had drawn games against higher rated players. Wow! These Malaysian gals really give a good fight! Well done, girls!
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