The top two in the Open Zonal shall qualify for the World Cup 2017 and the winner of the Women’s Zonal shall qualify for the Women’s World Championship.
Malaysia sole representative is FM Yeoh Li Tian. So far after 3 rounds, he lead the tournament with 2.5 out of 3. Below is his game against the first seed - GM Ngoc Truong Son (2629) from Vietnam.
Check the tournament details at chess-results.com