2018 Merdeka Rapid Open won by FM Dang Hoang Son

Vietnamese FM Dang Hoang Son emerged champion of the one day 2018 Merdeka Rapid tournament with 5.5 out of 6 points. Despite it being the designated “rest day” of the chess festival, 4GM, 1 IM and 6 FMs were among the 47 players taking part.

The tournament cross table is at: https://results.catur.org/ict.php?f=2018merdekarapid&tourney=2018MerdekaRapid