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Sarawak wins MAKSAK Chess Championship 2017

23rd Jan 2017 Tournament

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Team Sarawak crowned as champion at Kejohanan Catur FIESTA Sukan MAKSAK yesterday. The event was held from 20th to 22nd January in Stadium Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur. Sarawak and Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (WPKL) tied 11 match points after the final round. However, the Sarawak team who have scored a total of 19.5 game points is declared as the Champion while WPKL in second, a just half point behind with 19 points.

WPKL wins (2.5-1.5) against Sarawak in the earlier round is not enough for them to secure the Championship. Team Sarawak takes it in a critical final round by scoring a better overall game point.

Final Ranking
Rank Team Win Draw Lose MP GP
1 Sarawak 5 1 1 11 19.5
2 Wilayah Persekutuan 5 1 1 11 19.0
3 Sabah 5 0 2 10 17.0
4 Terengganu 4 2 1 10 14.5
5 Johor 4 1 2 9 18.5
6 Jabatan Penjara Malaysia 3 2 2 8 15.5
7 Selangor 4 0 3 8 15.0
8 Kedah 3 1 3 7 14.5
9 Pahang 3 1 3 7 13.5
10 Negeri Sembilan 3 1 3 7 12.5
11 Perlis 3 1 3 7 12.0
12 Kelantan 2 2 3 6 12.5
13 Perak 2 2 3 6 11.0
14 Angkatan Tentera Malaysia 2 1 4 5 13.5
15 Pulau Pinang 2 1 4 5 13.5
16 Melaka 1 3 3 5 10.0
17 Polis DiRaja Malaysia 2 0 5 4 7.5