Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Singapore win the 2010 Malaysia - Singapore Challange ( Dato Tan Kim Yeow Trophy)

Singapore Head Coach - IM Jovan Petronic (left) receiving the Dato Tan Kim Yeoh Trophy from Vice President of Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) - Tn. Hj. Ibrahim Abu Bakar. 

17th February 2010 - Singapore beat Malaysia  76.5-75.5 to retain the 2010 Malaysia - Singapore Challenge (Dato Tan Kim Yeoh Trophy) after winning both rapid session  in day 2. The first round (rapid) show early sign for the Malaysian team when the Singaporean  who is playing black win with  20.5-17.5!  In round 2 (rapid), Singapore who only 3 points short from Malaysia ( Malaysia 58.5 - Singapore 55) in the overall standings  shows that they are really the king of the  rapid  by winning the 2nd round (rapid) 21.5-17.5.

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