Indonesian 19 year Zacky Dhiaulhaq , who is untitled is the surprise sole leader of the Malaysian Open 2023 after 4 rounds. In round 3 and 4 he beat International Masters Ameya Audi (from Indonesia) and Jagadeesh Siddharth (from Singapore) respectively. However 9 players are following closely just half a point behind with 3 and half points. They are : IM Nitin S. , GM Laylo Darwin , GM Mitrabha Guha , GM Sivuk Vitaly , Bacojo Mark Jay , IM Garcia Jan Emmanuel , IM Concio Michael Jr. , FM Poh Yu Tian 2377 and IM Kushagra Mohan.
There are 5 more rounds to go.