IM Novitas won over NM Marcus Chan in Round 3 of the 2018 Penang Open putting him in joint lead with 6 other players at 3 points out of 3. The other 6 players are:
FM Andyka Pitra , FM Lim Chuin Hoong Ronnie , IM Gunawan Ronny , FM Kurniawan Muhamad Agus , IM Lioe Dede , Udani Ian.
There are a total of 92 players taking part in the 10th edition of the Penang Open.
Round 3, Board 1: IM Novitas Anjas vs NM Marcus Chan