Russia and Greece lead the World Amateur Chess Championship

After the 5th round of the 2012 FIDE World Amateur Championship, that is currently under way in Porto Carras, two players are still maintaining the perfect score – Alexander Liberman from Russia and Haralambos Tsakiris from Greece.

Bartu Ersoz from Turkey and Claus Riemann from Germany are close behind with 4.5 points each.

Results round 5 / Standings round 5

Top round 6 pairings are Liberman Alexander – Tsakiris Haralambos, Ersoz Bartu – Tqavadze Giorgi, Kafetzis Georgios – Riemann Claus and Iosifidis Evangelos – Musiienko Danylo.

In the Alexander the Great Open GM Kivanc Haznedaroglu from Turkey continued his winning row and took a full point from the talented Greek junior Nikolaos Galopoulos. Haznedaroglu now moved into the sole lead with 4.5/5 points.

IM Rasmus Skytte scored another valuable victory and is now clear second with 4 points.

Top round 6 pairings are GM Mastrovasilis Athanasios – GM Haznedaroglu Kivanc, IM Skytte Rasmus – GM Antic Dejan, Galopoulos Nikolaos – Spirliadis Achileas, FM Gogolis Alexandros – GM Drenchev Petar and WIM Djukic Sandra – IM Pein Malcolm.

Results round 5 / Standings round 5

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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