Apocalypse-Manila Chess Team won the KASUGI team event today with a total of 23 points! The team comprises of IM Bancod Ronald, Rivera Albert, Berretto Franz and Sacar Mohamad from the Philippine. The Apocalypse was nearly surpass by runner-up STMIK-STIE Mikroskil after a shocking lost to Bicol Express in the last round.
(Rivera Albert from Apocalypse lifting the champion trophy)
Coming in 2nd place is STMIK-STIE Mikroskil who were just half a point behind the Champion. They won ChessisChess in the last round with a convincing 3-1 victory. 1st board FM Pitra Andika scored a perfect 8 out of 8! His victims include IM Bancod Ronald, Ian Udani, FM Nicholas Chan and IM Jimmy Liew.
(STMIK-STIE Mikroskil team)
Last round shocker, Bicol Express won the 3rd prize. Cheah Cheok Fung was the only Malaysian in the team. (Wasn't able to snap their photo due to battery low)
Besides the main prizes, there were also the state prizes.
Johor A won the 3rd prize in the state category.
Runner up: Penang B
Penang A won the State category
Besides that, Tesla Chess were crowned the Best Malaysian Team in the competition! The team comprises of FM Nicholas Chan, NM Marcus Chan, NM Evan Capel and Wong Yinn Long.
ChessisChess team won the 2nd prize for Best Malaysian. The team includes IM Jimmy Liew, Yeoh Li Tian, NM Roshan Singh and Liew Ken Yew.
The Final Ranking
THE CHAMPION TROPHY
Clash of the titans between FM Nicholas Chan and local-based Filipino, Ian Udani. Score is 1-0 in white favour.
Yeap Eng Chiam taking a nap before the next round starts.
The Champions, Apocalypse-Manila Chess Team
Apocalypse-Manila Chess Team VS Bicol Express ( 1.5-2.5 )
Penang C lost to Mastermind Team ( 1-3 )
Battle between both different states, Johor A against Negeri Sembilan Seniors
Chubby little Li Tian
Players checking the pairing for next round
SPAWN Armageddon....only won 1 match today =(
University Technology Petronas (UTP) team
Ronnie Lim cracking his head before the game even started
Sumant: I am staring at you.....
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