Thursday, December 8, 2016

Yeoh Li Tian close to 2nd norm

Malaysian FM Yeoh Li Tian is playing in Australia at the Lidums Young Masters in Adelaide. This is a ten player round robin. After seven rounds, Li Tian has scored 4.5 points and is tied for 2nd placing. He needs another one point from the remaining two games to achieve his 2nd IM Norm.

This is quite a strong tournament with one GM and four IMs. The remaining are FMs with one exception, Patrick Gong who is also the lowest rated. Li Tian will play IM James Morris in the current round and Patrick Gong in the final.

The rankings after round 7:

Latest update 1:15 PM 
No sooner have I just posted this and results came in. Yeoh Li Tian beats IM James Morris and shares joint lead with IM Bobby Cheng!


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