20 April 2013, Kuala Lumpur – In Pattaya, Thailand, Zhao of Australia beat GM Nigel Short on second board during the Bangkok Chess Club Open 2013 and emerges the new sole leader going into the last final round tomorrow with 7.0 points.
Hansen and Schebler drew on top board during round 8.
How the Malaysians Fared During Round 8, BCC2013:
IM Mas drew, Yeoh Li Tian won, Ahmad Fadzil Nayan won, Fong Yit San won, Ismail Ahmad won, Wong Jianwen won, M Syazwan Zulkifli won, Ong Choon Yong won.
Official website: http://bangkokchess.com
(Pictures courtesy of Jeffrey Wong)