Chennai Olympiad: Round 4 – double loss

Chennai Olympiad: Round 4 – double loss

MAD beat MAS. Malaysia lost to Madagascar (MAD) narrowly by half a point. A little disappointing result as Madagascar was lower rated than Malaysia (MAS). FM Lim Zhou Ren and FM Wong Yinn Long faltered losing on board 1 and 2 respectively. CM Tan Jun Ying got a draw from Dylan Rakotomaharavo on board 3 and Poh Yu Tian won on board 4.

MalaysiaRtg1½:2½  MadagascarRtg
FMLim, Zhuo Ren23180 – 1IMRakotomaharo, Fy Antenaina2490
FMWong, Yinn Long23810 – 1CMAndrianiaina, Heritiana2095
CMTan, Jun Ying2191½ – ½Rakotomaharavo, Dylan1948
Poh, Yu Tian21181 – 0Rajerison, Mananihaja Charly1912

The Women team faced the higher seeded England and lost 1-3. WIM Siti Zulaikha and WFM Anges Chong secured draws whereas WIM Puteri Munajjah and WCM Sim Jia Ru lost to their higher rated opponents.

MalaysiaRtg1-3EnglandRtg
WIMFoudzi, Siti Zulaikha2188½ – ½IMHouska, Jovanka2360
WIMAzhar, Puteri Munajjah Az-Zahraa20180 – 1WIMYao, Lan2274
WCMSim, Jia Ru20050 – 1FMKalaiyalahan, Akshaya2158
WFMChong, Kai Ni Agnes1909½ – ½WCMVarney, Zoe2045

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