Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Close Fight, Malaysia 1.5 – Netherlands 2.5!


29 August 2012, Kuala Lumpur – The Malaysian Open Team lost 1.5 – 2.5 Netherlands in the first round and IM Mok Tze-Meng made the first scalp by winning against GM Loek Van Wely on first board. Meanwhil Lim Zhuo Ren’s debut stalled Netherlands’s GM Daniel Stellwagen on fourth board when a drawn finish was agreed.

Mok finished a dark-coloured bishop and a pawn against Van Wely’s two pawns. The diagram below illustrates Mok’s winning end position.



In the Women’s section, our Malaysian girls went down to Slovakia 0.5-3.5, the half point from Tan Li Ting on fourth board against WIM Alena Mrvova.

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