National Open: Round 5 Pairing

On Thursday, the 11th of February, Round 4  of the National Open chess Tournament saw a few players clinching the top spots. So far, out of the 49 players that are left in the tournament, only 4 have a perfect score of four points. They are, M AbdulMohsin Ali, Hani M. Sameih, Dennis Polquit, and Ferdinand Bugay.

Bader Al Hajeri won in the 3rd round and Ahmad Jad surprisingly lost to Dennis. So far, Dennis has defeated two of the top players of the tournaments.

Dennis Poliquit is on a roll! Let’s see if Ferdinand Bugay can take him out. The next round will take place on February 14th, 2010 at 6:30pm in the Kuwait Chess Federation (as usual). Below you will find the pairings for that day.


  1. M. AbdulMohsin vs. Hani Sameih (4.0 points)
  2. Dennis Poliquit vs. Ferdinand Bugay
  3. Bader Al Hajeri vs. Al Sayed Anwar (3.0 points)
  4. Faizur Rahman vs. Ahmad Jad
  5. Florentino Silao vs. Labib Obaid
  6. Mohammed Jabr vs. Khaled Khan
  7. Basir Cosain vs. Edgar Benities
  8. Imad Abdullatief vs. Eid Mohammed
  9. Ferdinand Laming vs. Samuel Santos (2.5 points)
  10. Ahmed Hosni vs. Hamada Al Wakiel
  11. Fayiq Kanan vs. Oliver John
  12. Taher Al Khateeb vs. Naser Bahamany (2.0 points)
  13. Waleed Al Awadhi vs. Kennith Tasadao
  14. Khaled Hashem vs. Emmanuel Ygpuara
  15. AbdelWahab Al Atiqi vs. Hamdi Faraj
  16. Ahmed Abdou vs. Dr. Ahmed Al Shekhani
  17. Imad Fawzi vs. Nasir Al Maqseed
  18. Sajan Varughese vs. Waheed Hilal
  19. Asfand Khan vs. Bader Al Khaldi (1.5 points)
  20. Nizar Kanan vs. Amin Yamout (1.0 point)
  21. Hashim Ali vs. Nanda Kumar
  22. Hashim Khan vs. AbdulAziz Al Sinafi
  23. Abdulrahman Al Ibrahim vs. Abdulmohsin Al Meshary
  24. Zaid Al Marafi vs. Omran Al Mosawi
  25. Basim Zaki 1:0 BYE (0.5 points)

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2 thoughts on “National Open: Round 5 Pairing

  1. Sammy says:

    hello Budies..
    breakthough.!!! Sammy (W) vs. (B) Ferdie laming FCAK-tournament at hotline kuwait city Laming chkmate!! after 7moves.. I” sacrifice Rook frm queen side and launch my Queen frm open centre d1 to d8+! chkm8 without any opening pawn on hes kg8 he’s shocking! heheh

    ps. some player say do not under estimate your opponent until the games not over yet’

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