We have breaking news from Marlon Bernardino on David Smerdon's win in the Bangkok Open. The Australian scored 7.5 points, a half point clear of three pursuers who included defending champ GM Joey Antonio. Fourth seeded Ian Rogers totalled just 6.5 points in all.
Smerdon defeated Anotonio in the fifth round.
7.5 points-IM David Smerdon (Australia)
7.0 points-GM ROGELIO ANTONIO JR. (PHILIPPINES)
7.0 points-GM RB Ramesh (India)
7.0 points-GM Dimitri Komarov (Ukraine)
6.5 points-GM Ian Rogers (Australia)