A total of 11 Malaysian Players including IMs Mok Tze Meng and jimmy Liew have signed up to play in the KL Open next month
A total of 86 players have signed up so far.
Notable absentees include IM Mas Hafizulhimi, who still have not registered.He miss last year’s tournament as he was away overseas.
This time he is around and unless he is committing himself elsewhere, he may take
advantage of the strong field to go for his first GM Norm.
This tournament is also a opportunity for IM Mok Tze Meng ,who is competing in the first major tournament after his IM title , to go for GM Norm too
KL open may still attract a few more GMs before the closing date and more Malaysians may register themselves in the last minute.
GM Ziaur Rahman , who is expected to arrive in Malaysia in a few days time is also registered to play.
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