Far Right: Proud National Coach En. Azman Hisham together with Ian Udani partially hiding.
Amier Hamzah will play white against Kucheryavy Vadym from Ukraine. In the earlier round, Kucheryavy Vadym hold seeded 6th French player Trouve Guillaume. It will be an uphold task for Amier Hamzah. Teh De Juan will play black against Finnish Hallman Valo. He should at least get a draw or even better a win.
With the win in the earlier round, Teh De Zen will be playing on table 13 as black against Serbian Gajcin Marina. However it will be an uphill task but with the spirit of Malaysia Boleh! anything is possible.
Nur Najiha Hisham is playing at table 8 as white against Gazikova Veronika (Slovakia) seeded 8th. With the experience from the Asean Age Group, hopefully Nur Najiha can win.
Mohd Irfan Haqqim will be facing an uphill task against Lekic Lazar as black.
Nur Nabila should have no problem against Russian Paramzina Anastasya but she should becareful as Russian player tend to play tactics. Camilia Johari will play black against Australian Pretorius Jana.
In the Under-14 Boys category, Wong Jianwen & Elgin Lee should have an easy win against their respective opponent. Wong Jianwen will play against Tairi Krenar as black while Elgin Lee will play against Liberian Alfelu Alsaid as black.
Hoh Tjin Li should be able to draw or win against Lithuanian Lepeskaite Migle.
Sumant Subramaniam should also get an easy win over Kenyan Mahehu Brian as black.