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It was an almost perfect tournament for Poh Yu Tian who scored 8 points out of 9 games with 7 wins and 2 draws to be crowned as the outright champion of MCF-KUPTM National Hybrid Chess Championship 2021. Yu Tian drew his 6th round game against veteran Abdullah Che Hassan and his second draw came the next round against Tan Yi Xun.

CM Tan Jun Ying came in second with Abdullah Che Hassan finishing off the last podium spot. Full results of the event can be found at the following link http://chess-results.com/tnr554449.aspx?lan=1&art=4&fed=MAS

List of prize winners for the Open Section are as follows:

For the Challenger Category, with 2 players sharing 8 points, Koay Yu Huang edged Shareef Basil Mohamad Shaiden by tie break to claim the Challenger crown with the latter in the runner up spot, followed by Lee Ru Rui in 3rd place. Full list of the winners for the challenger category can be found at http://chess-results.com/tnr554450.aspx?lan=1&art=4&fed=MAS

The list of prize winners for the Challenger are as follows:

Do take note that the previous table had a mistake for the Best Veteran player. Veteran is considered age 50 and above.

All winners will be contacted soon for the disbursement of the prize fund.

MCF CONGRATULATES ALL WINNERS and a HEARTFELT thanks to everyone – players, officials, Hybrid Centers, parents and coaches who have shown great support for the event. And most importantly to Kolej University Poly Tech MARA Kuala Lumpur for their willingness and support to co organize this first FIDE RATED Hybrid National Level event.


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