After a win against Penang Open top seed and recent Johor Open Champion, GM Vitaly Sivuk, 17 year old Wong Yinn Long takes over as lead for the 11th Penang Heritage Open after 6 rounds of play. He now has 5½ points out of 6.
He is followed closely just half a point behind by
- IM Setyaki Azarya Jodi
- GM Mirzoev Azer
- IM Chakravarthi Reddy M
- IM Novita Anjas