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IM Khamrakulov Dhzurabek won Brunei 2011 IM Tournament 1

Ten players from four countries competed

Ten players from four countries, two from Vietnam, two from Philippines, two from Uzbekistan and four from Brunei, participated in the Brunei 2011 International Master Tournament 1 which concluded on Thursday 3rd March.

IM Khamrakulov Dzhurabek from Uzbekistan won the tournament with 6.5 points after losing his 1st round game against IM Oliver Barbosa. GM Nguyen Anh Dung, IM Oliver Barbosa, Jahongir Vakhidov and Brunei’s promising player FIDE Master Yee Soon Wei share 2nd to 5th place with 6 points each.

FM Yee Soon Wei and Jahongir Vakhidov attained International Master norms. IM Nguyen Van Huy with 5.5 points finished 6th and IM Yap Kim Steven with 5 points placed 7th.

The Brunei Chess Federation organized the tournaments as preparation for their players for the upcoming SEA Games 2011.

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Tournament winner IM Khamrakulov Dhzurabek vs FM Yee Soon Wei

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Games in progress

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