With only 2 more rounds to go, untitled chinese player, Yu Yangyi take sole leadership of the 6th Dato Arthur Tan Malaysian Open after beating GM Dzhumaev Marat. This was made possible when previous round leaders GM Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son and GM Negi Parimarjan drew their games on board 1.
However, Yu Yangyi lead is slim as there is 5 players just half a point behind him.
GM Ghaem Maghami Ehsan,GM Negi Parimarjan,Senador Emmanuel,GM Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son ,GM Laylo Darwin
GM Li Chao b,GM Rahman Ziaur,Gao Rui,IM Dableo Ronald,IM Sriram Jha ,GM Iuldachev Saidali,Yu Lie,GM Megaranto Susanto