19 August 2016

Penang Retains MSSM Championship

Penang finished as the Overall Champion Title at the 2016 MSSM Chess Championship that concluded at Pengkalan Chepa, Kelantan on Wednesday, retaining the title they won last year.

The northern state ran away with 122 points ahead of Kuala Lumpur (94) while Selangor came in 3rd with 90 points. As in past years, the fight was really seen as between the Big 3 of Penang, Selangor and KL. However, it is now two years running that Penang has been runaway winners after also finishing with more than 120 points in the 2015 edition.

Overall Top 6 Points
Penang  122
Kuala Lumpur   94
Selangor   90
Perak   50
Johor   50
Kedah   42

Best of the Rest
In the competition for the best of the rest, Perak pipped Johor to 4th place on tie-break (based on medals tally).

Medals    G S B
Penang    5 6 1
Kuala Lumpur    4 1 1
Selangor    2 3 2
Negri Sembilan    1 1
Perak 1 1
Sabah 1 1
Johor 3
Kedah 1
Putrajaya 1

Detailed Tables

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