2 Oct 2016, Kuala Lumpur – In the Rompin International Chess Open, PMSICO 2016 (Open) was won by IM Pascua Haridas of the Philippines. Second, IM Senador Emmanuel and third by Ian Udani. All top three players ended with 7.5 points each but separated by tie-break points. In fact, eight of the top ten places were won by Filipino chess players. The remaining two were Malaysians, CM Mohd Kamal Abdullah in fifth spot and Kamaluddin Yusof at eighth spot.
142 players participated in the keen contest for the Rompin International Open 2016 of which nine are from Philippines and the rest Malaysians.
Final Ranking of Rompin Open 2016: