Dimakiling upsets Nolte-A A +A
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
FORMER De La Salle University standout Oliver Dimakiling, ranked 58th, outclassed fellow Filipino 34th-seeded international master (IM) Rolando Nolte in eighth round of the Indonesia Open Championship 2013 at the Grand Sahid Jaya Hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia on Tuesday evening.
Dimakiling earned five points to share the 12th to 35th place with compatriots grand master (GM) Darwin Laylo, GM Oliver Barbosa and IM Kim Steven Yap.
The Dabawenyo chesser was set to collide with 28th-seeded Laylo who halved the point with 20th-seeded GM Susanto Megaranto of Indonesia while 14th-ranked Barbosa drew with No. 38 Van Huy Nguyen of Vietnam and No. 40 Yap outwitted WIM Warda Aulia Medina of Indonesia.
Russian GM Aleksey Dreev took the solo lead with 6.5 points while second-running Ukraine GM Alexander Moiseenko led two other six-pointers via superior tiebreaks.
A total of 108 woodpushers joined the 11-round Swiss System format competition. (MLSA)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on October 17, 2013.