News Update
  1. Prize winners’ List
  2. Rd 9 – Wei Ming earns final GM norm and Gong Qianyun makes WGM title
  3. Rd 8 – Batchuluun and Wei Ming in cruise mode
  4. Rd 7 – Batchuluun and Wei Ming leave the rest in dust with the only wins of the round
  5. Rd 6 – A mind boggling round with many twists and turns…

Event Day 2

June 8, 2018
Round 3 -The junior bashing round…

Cover pic: IM Liu Xiangyi in post mortem analysis with GM Batchuluun, joined by GM Andrey Kvon (Round 3 was covered by a friend, as I was still in a zombie state following the exertions of the previous day’s work) The third round of the QCD-Prof. Lim Kok Ann Grandmaster Invitational saw four decisive contests,…

June 8, 2018
Round 2 – What might have been…

Round 2 was a clear case of what might have been…for Gong Qianyun and Lee Qing Aun. The problems of being good pals with your tournament rival arose for Wei Ming as he couldn’t nail down a proper line to use against Qianyun. She got the bishop pair early and was consolidating the position when…