21 Dec 2012, Kuala Lumpur – After the completion of round 8, National Junior 2012 Boys category, Fong Yit San and Tan Jun Feng are on 6.5 points each. They played in contrasting styles in round 8.
Fong Yit San lost to Aron Teh Eu Wen on top board while Tan Jun Feng won against Lim Kim Siong on board 2. Meanwhile second seed, Mark Siew fell further behind when he lost to Rosli Ahmad Afiq Afyfy on board 3.
In round 9 tomorrow morning, Fong Yit San will meet Rosli Ahmad, the conqueror of Mark Siew, on top board. While Tan Jun Feng will meet Lim Chuin Kai on board 2 and Aron Teh will meet Low Jun Jian on board 3. Aron Teh has outside chance if both Yit San and Jun Feng fall tomorrow and Aron Teh wins. The top seed Yit San has the driving seat with slight superior tie-break over Jun Feng. The same with Rosli Ahmad. He has to beat Fong Yit San tomorrow to stand any chance of winning.
Results of Round 8 (Boys):
Round 9 pairings (Boys):
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