Try not to waste the effort of taking the pic of the fav, it is not easy taking pic of them as they tend to hide their face in the first 5 min. Luckily got Haslindah's and Andrew's camera.. :-))
Pic left : He was once, one of the world's youngest GM - Negi Parimarjan from India in focus of his game.
Pic right : In his last round match against Senador. He annotates his last game against Senador. click :
And Negi is the Champ for 2009, and received the prizes from Dato' Tan himself.
The crowd requesting him to lift the trophy like the previous champ.. but I think the pic on the right where he poses was much better looking :-))
Pic left : notice the brightness of this pic.. err.. well.. i accidently take it with the flash is on... i felf so embarrased at that time, as everyone esp the players gave me "that" look... I later on apologised to the players...
Pic right : GM Ehsan is well attired for the closing in this final round
Pic left : GM Marat Dzhumaev
Pic right : GM Li Chao
Pic left : GM Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son
Pic right : Yu Yangyi
Pic left : GM Gerhard Schebler
Pic right : GM Nguyen Anh Dung
Pic left : GM Ziaur Rahman
Pic right : GM Darwin Laylo
Pic left : GM Saidali
Pic right : GM Susanto Megaranto
Pic left : Senador Emmanuel
Pic right : Ambank Champ - Samson Lim
Pic left : IM Sriram Jha
Pic right : Gao Rui
The opening game was officiated by Dato Tan by making the first move on behalf of Xie Deshun against GM Ehsan.