3 Sep 2012, Kuala Lumpur – In round 6, the first two boards for Malaysia is not so good but the rookies are doing just fine. Lim Zhuo Ren is ahead with a possible fork with knight with 25. Nf7+… a winning fork and is ahead in development.
Yeoh Li Tian also has an advantage with black pieces and is ahead in development and attack.
Latest News: Bad news, IM Mok just resigned on board 1 and Malaysia is 0-1 down! He has just realised that he would lose badly if he continued. White played to plan with 32. Bxe7 and white has that e7 square covered three times but black covered twice due to 31.a6 Rb8.
Minutes ago, in the women’s, Malaysia just went 1-0 up against UAE when Fong Mi Yen won the third board with an endgame of 3 white pawns against five black pawns. Mi Yen was playing the black pieces. Well done Fong Mi Yen! Malaysia 1-0 up!
Minutes ago, Nur Nabila Azman Hisham won her second board game against Almazam of UAE. Malaysia 2-0 up! Keep it up, Malaysia!
In the men’s, IM Lim Yee Weng is just two steps to being checkmated. So Malaysia will be 0-2 down! But our rookies on boards 3 and 4 give us hope of a draw!
Yeoh Li Tian has just turned the tide for Malaysia by winning the third board. Malaysia 1-2! We need to win the fourth board to draw. Can Lim Zhuo Ren deliver yet again for Malaysia? He is totally winning in his endgame. Let us see if he delivers the important second point to save Malaysia from defeat! Just seconds ago, Lim Zhuo Ren gave Malaysia the saving second point! Well done to Lim Zhuo Ren! Well done to Malaysia’s supersub for delivering yet again on the fourth board! Malaysia 2-2 Tunisia!
Meanwhile the women’s are now leading against UAE with a 3-0 scoreline. Nur Nabila on second board gave the second board win and Camilia on fourth board made sure of Malaysia’s win! Nur Najiha is still playing on first board but is now behind in advantage. Malaysia has a confirmed win but not the final scoreline. It could be 4-0 or 3-1. It all depends on WFM Nur Najiha.