Nusa Mahkota’s hope of finishing 3rd in the DATCC League may well be determined by how they dispose Eon Bank in their encounter tomorrow at DATCC.
A 4-0 victory is not impossible given their recent approach to the games. Izz Saifuddin, their new star and a saviour may outplay Prabha in the 3rd board and Zaidan, imported from Galway Ireland will have no problems against James in the 4th.
With IM Kamarul Ariffin expected to dispose Nor Ilhamuddin , the tricky tie will be the 2nd Board , and Nusa Mahkota should name the best against Aziz. Aziz is of course no stranger to Nusa Mahkota as he was their regular 2nd Board player in the last edition.
Captain Hairulov again may opt out of the 2nd board line up. Rusdi’s strength is more to Rapid and Blitz. Shamsul is always too tired to play and Irwan is on vacation. That leaves Rizal to battle out with Aziz. Rizal cool approach should win the point for Nusa .
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