|Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysian - Y.A.B. Tan Sri Dato' Haji Muhyiddin Bin Haji Mohd. Yassin with the APPSO Malaysian contingent|
Our chess players produced a memorable performance and was the main contributor to our overall medal tally. Chess won 4 golds and 2 bronzes. Other sports who won golds is football (1), badminton (3), and athletics (1).
According to Gregory Lau, chess actually won 6 golds but blitz events was not counted in the overall medal tally. Yeoh Li Tian is the hero of the contingent with 6 golds ( including blitz individual and team).
|From left: Yeoh Li Tian , Mohd Faizal Roslan, Harlieff bin Haniff and WFM Nur Najiha Azman Hisham|
|Deputy Prime Minister have a look on Yeoh Li Tian's medal. Photo from Utusan Malaysia|
Photo source: Haslindah Ruslan