Wijk aan Zee Round 5

GM Group A

Despite not feeling well in the morning of the round Carlsen easily equalized against Anand and drew. Karjakin drew Giri and joined the leaders. Aronian bounced back with a miniature win against Sokolov.

Results after round 5

Harikrishna, P. – van Wely, L. 1-0
Anand, V. – Carlsen, M. ½-½
Sokolov, I. – Aronian, L. 0-1
Leko, P. – Caruana, F. 1-0
Karjakin, S. – Giri, A. ½-½
Hou, Y. – Nakamura, H. 0-1
L’Ami, E. – Wang, H. 0-1

GM Group B

Rapport won against Tiviakov and is now the sole leader of the event with 4.5 points! Tiviakov is on 3.5 and a group of 4 players – Movsesian, Grandelius, Dubov and Najditsch is on 3.

Results of round 5

Ernst, S. – van Kampen, R. 0-1
Movsesian, S. – Edouard, R. 1-0
Tiviakov, S. – Rapport, R. 0-1
Turov, M. – Nikolic, P. ½-½
Dubov, D. – Timman, J. 1-0
Smeets, J. – Naiditsch, A. 0-1
Grandelius, N. – Ipatov, A. 1-0

GM Group C

Peralta continued to lead after winning against Bitensky and now has 4.5 points. Brunello is on 4 after winning against Goryachkina. Five players are sharing the 3rd place – Mekhitarian, Klein, Gretarsson, Kovchan and Swinkels!

Results of round 5

Brunello, S. – Goryachkina, A. 1-0
Schut, L. – Swinkels, R. 0-1
Bitensky, I. – Peralta, F. 0-1
Mekhitarian, K. – Kovchan, A. ½-½
Gretarsson, H. – Klein, D. 0-1
van der Werf, M. – Admiraal, M. ½-½
Burg, T. – Romanishin, O. 1-0

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