28 December 2010, Kuala Lumpur – Last Sunday the Stonemaster’s 1Malaysia Chess Open was held at the playing hall of the DATCC, 4th Floor, Wilayah Complex, Kuala Lumpur and a huge 118 players participated. Ian Udani won the SM’s 1Malaysia Rapid Open with 6.5 points after seven Swiss rounds of play and Jasur Madjiduv, the new Sarawak Open champion, was in second place with 6.0 points and third was Suhaidi Mustapha, also with 6.0 points.
A few familiar faces included Ian Udani, Suhairi Hussin, Abdullah Che Hassan, Ahmad Fadzil Nayan, S Balendran, Salam Maamor, Abdul Syukur, Fikri Saleh, Suhaimi Mustafa Albakri and Muhammad Arshad of Terengganu.
The tournament was a huge success as the turnout was a new record of 118 players. This is the first time that the DATCC has been filled up to the brim. Hopefully we will continue to witness record turnouts at this chess centre for future chess tournaments.
Results for the top 25 players are shown below:-
To see more results, please visit chess-results.com or click here.