Penang Open final round will start today at 9.00 am.Philippine International master ( IM )Oliver Dimankilling almost certain to win the championship as he needs only draw from his compatriot to secure the title.He has now accumulated 7 points from 8 game.
It's was a smooth passage to him as he beat Grandmaster (GM) Niaz Murshed from Bangladesh at round four and our very own IM Mas Hafizul Helmi at round five.Trailing at the second place is Plilippine Oliver Barbosa who 6.5 points, Barbosa will play with Kuala Lumpur base Ian Udani in the last round.
IM Mas who has 5.5 points will play with Reggie Olay Edgar to determine his place among top ten winner.Second best Malaysian is 2010 Malaysian Champion Tan Khai Boon who has 5.5 points.
In the challenger section who has 109 players including Dungun's sisters Siti Aisyah and Siti Khadijah Sabirin.Leading is Tin Jun Hao and Muhd Zikri Mat Zaki both has identical score of 7 points.Thirteen years old Siti Aisyah so far scored respectable five points and her younger sister has Siti Khadijah has 4 points.
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