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PR1 - 3rd ASEAN JAPFA Chess Championships

 

CHESS NEWS

 

December 29, 2015

 
 

PR5 - 3rd ASEAN JAPFA Chess Championships

 
 

Dec 22 -30, 2015 held in GM Utut Adianto Chess School Jakarta, Indonesia

 
     
 
20 year old Ateneo de Manila student, International Master Jan Emmanuel Garcia grabs the solo lead even after drawing his 7th round game, courtesy of Grand Master  Darwin Laylo when in the same round he bested 15 year old Malaysian prodigy one time leader FM Li Tian Yeoh in the ASEAN JAPFA Chess Championships Jakarta, Indonesia.

 In the Eight round, IM Garcia subdued GM Laylo in their Classical English opening  tussle while 17 year old National University Student,International Master Paolo Bersamina as of the moment is tied for 3rd place to 6th place following his first victory in eight outings at the expense of IM Zaw Htun Wynn for him to stay in contention for the championship.

for the women's division an eight round heart breaking loss of 17 year old Woman FIDE Master Shania Mae Mendoza from co- erstwhile leader Vietnamese 21 year old Woman Grandmaster Thi Mai Hung Nguyen..

Mendoza stated "na sopresa ako sa opening namin ng Slav Noteboom variation na  pawn down agad ako kasi hindi pa namin napag-aralan ng mga coaches ko, sayang nadaan din ako sa experienced ng preparation pero it will not deter me to become a GM in two years time or less"  her opponent was the first one who deviates from the expected and usual defensive set up when playing black who caught up  the young  Filipina to be stunned in contending  the uncharted and unknown territory to deliver a defeat that consign Mendoza  to second place  together with compatriot and fellow Far Eastern University school mates Woman International Master Janelle Mae Frayna, who at present is six points out 8 rounds after her  triumphant win against   Malaysian Woman FIDE Master Hisham Nur Najiha Azman  as both of them are now trailing one point behind from the current leader Woman Grandmaster Thi Mai Hung Nguyen of Vietnam.

Meanwhile, 19 year old De La Salle University Student, Woman International Master Bernadette Galas conceded her second loss and another set back from Vietnam player in the hands of Woman International Master Thi Nhu Y Hoang who inflicted her to be out of contest for the Championship.

Women Ranking Cross-table after Round 8

Rk. Name Rtg FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts.
 
1 WGM NGUYEN THI MAI HUNG 2249 VIE * 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 1 7,0


2 WFM MENDOZA SHANIA MAE 2091 PHI 0 * 1 1 1 ½ ½ 1 1 6,0


3 WIM FRAYNA JANELLE MAE 2272 PHI ½ * 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 6,0


4 WIM SIHITE CHELSIE MONICA IGNESIA 2224 INA 0 * ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 5,0


5 WFM CITRA DEWI ARDHIANI ANASTASIA 2113 INA ½ 0 0 ½ * ½ 1 1 1 4,5


6 WIM HOANG THI NHU Y 2270 VIE 0 0 ½ 0 * 1 1 1 1 4,5


7 WIM GALAS BERNADETTE 2090 PHI 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 * ½ 1 1 4,0


8 WCM AZMAN HISHAM NUR NABILA 1961 MAS ½ ½ 0 0 ½ * ½ ½ 1 3,5


9 WFM AZMAN HISHAM NUR NAJIHA 2009 MAS 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ * 0 ½ 1 3,0


10 WFM KARENZA DITA 1916 INA 0 0 0 0 ½ 1 * ½ 0 2,0


11 WFM NUR ABIDAH SHANTI 2160 INA 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ ½ * 1,5


12 FITRIYANI AMANDA SUCI 2144 INA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 * 1,0 0,0 2,00 1,0




Men Ranking Cross-table after Round 8

Rk. Na Rtg FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts.


1 IM GARCIA JAN EMMANUEL 2410 PHI * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 5,5


2 FM YEOH LI TIAN 2350 MAS ½ * 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 0 1 5,0


3 FM NGUYEN ANH KHOI 2368 VIE ½ 0 * ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 4,5


4 IM SEAN WINSHAND CUHENDI 2417 INA ½ ½ * ½ ½ 0 1 ½ 1 4,5


5 GM DAO THIEN HAI 2477 VIE ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 4,5


6 IM BERSAMINA PAULO 2366 PHI ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 4,5


7 GM MEGARANTO SUSANTO 2554 INA ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 4,0


8 YOSEPH THEOLIFUS TAHER 2229 INA 0 0 1 ½ ½ * 1 ½ ½ 4,0


9 GM LAYLO DARWIN 2478 PHI 0 1 ½ 0 ½ ½ * ½ ½ 3,5


10 IM ALI MUHAMMAD LUTFI 2400 INA 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 * ½ 1 3,5


11 IM NGUYEN VAN HUY 2465 VIE 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * 3,0


12 IM WYNN ZAW HTUN 2414 MYA 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 * 1,5