Thursday, January 28, 2010
IM Lim Yee Weng in Chennai International Chess Open
IM Lim Yee Weng (2289)
Seeded 68th out of 387 total participants
Among 28 IMs in the tournament
( picture from Gilachess.com )
[ Latest update on 31 Jan 2010 at 7.15pm : GiLoCatur is surprise about the results for the Round 6 and 7. IM Yee Weng lost two important points. Whether his Indian opponents are under-rated or he faces something that affecting his games. We never know. Hopefuly, everything will be fine so that he can play at his best for the rest of the games. He won the eighth round. Tomorrow morning he will play white against the 158th seed, Sumith Balan (2047). Three more rounds to go. Best of luck! ]
Someone texted GiLoCatur about IM Lim Yee Weng participating in the Chennai International Chess Open held from 25th January until 3rd February. The 11-round Swiss tournament has attracted an amazing 387 total participants from 14 different countries. 71 titled players which includes 18 GMs, 3 WGMs and 28 IMs are among the participants.
Click here to check on the tournament results.
Until today, five rounds had been played. IM Yee Weng has a very commendable result thus far, in GiLoCatur's opinion. He scores 3.5/5 points. He won against all three lower-rated players, drew one with a 2480-rated IM and lost one to the 15th seed, an Indian GM in Round 4.
GOOD LUCK! and MAKE MALAYSIA PROUD!