Arbiter NAJIB WAHAB
Amitpal Singh (2ND) Kamaluddin Yusof (right. 5th)
Nor Ilhamuddin (4th) Abdullah Che Hassan (right, 5th)
Resident GM Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh emerged as champion in DATCC Super Supreme Rapid weekender today followed by Amitpal Singh of india , Kamaluddin yusof , Nor Ilhamuddin and Abdullah Che Hassan for the top 5 placings
Abdullah Che Hassan almost created an upset against GM Ziaur Rahman in the 4th round , offering GM a draw with only 35 seconds remaining for the GM with Abdullah having almost 4 minutes . Ziaur had a knight and a bishop against Abdullah’s bishop and 3 pawns. Even under the normal circumstances GM could not have won from that position, but Abdullah sportingly offered the draw
Arbiter and Organiser Najib Wahab had a good start , winning first 3 games before succumbing to Amitpal. After that Najib could produce the earlier form and finished 14 th
A total of 48 players took part in a 7 round Swiss format tournament, first to be held after fasting month and Hari Raya.
Many unable to play due to prior commitments including Raya open houses