The tournament was won by NM Kamal Abdullah or famously known (recently) as The Empire Strike Back (ESB) . For intensive report on this tournament refer gilocatur blog .
It seems that there's growing numbers of local FIDE rated tournaments which is a good sign for Malaysian chess. I hope the numbers will continue growing.
Below is local FIDE rated tournaments in Malaysia for 2008 :- (please inform me if i missed any)
1.) DATMO 2008,
6.) Sarawak Open 2008
7.) GACC 2008
8.) KL Open 2008
9.) Pencarian Jaguh Catur Negeri Terengganu 2008