2 September 2010, Kuala Lumpur – A few surprising results in the second round. GM Ziaur Rahman who is seeded third, lost to fellow countryman, GM Murshed Niaz. GM Marat drew with IM Anup. GM Gerhard won over Li Hanbin.
For the Malaysians, a very mixed fortune for the players: Ronnie Lim lost to Ashwin Jayaram while IM Jimmy Liew of Malaysia drew with FM Ton That Nhu Tung. Ian Udani of Philippines won over IM Goh. IM Mok won over Yeoh Li Tian. Newly crowned National Master Tan Khai Boon lost to WFM Guo Emma of Australia. Loo Swee Leong and Yeap Eng Chiam, WCM Nur Nabila bt Azman Hisham, Ahmad Fadzil Nayan and Mohd Nabil b Azman Hisham, won their games. Ismail Ahmad, Roslina Mormona, Haslindah Ruslan and Fong Mi Yen, all lost their respective games. Cheah Cheok Fung won his bottom board game.
It is still early days but it looks good for the current top seed, GM Gupta Abijheet who has won his first two rounds of play so far.