GM ANTON WINS INAUGURAL KL OPEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP
GM Anton Filippov (picture), the number one seed with 2543 FIDE rating, drew his final game to clinch the KL Open Chess Championship. He received the trophy from DYTM Raja Nazrin Shah at the closing ceremony held at the Legend Hotel. He beat the challenge from a host of GMs and IMs in the 67 strong field of players.
Meanwhile, in the challengers category, Nur Nabila Azman Hisham won against more fancied opponents to become champion and received her prize from DYTM Raja Puan Besar Tuanku Zara Salim.
You can read more about the tournament at the official or unofficial website.