Five rounds have been played at the European Individual Chess Championship 2022 in Terme Catez, Slovenia, and five players tie for the top scoring 4.5 points, each.
Can Emre (TUR, 2578), Sargissian Gabriel (ARM, 2681), Bluebaum Matthias (GER, 2642), Kuzubov Yuriy (UKR, 2639) and Jobava Baadur (GEO, 2588) head the crosstable anticipating the 6th round.
18 players are following the leaders with score of 4 points, each. The top 3 seeds David Navara (CZE, 2700), Korobov Anton (UKR, 2695), Anton Guijarro David (ESP, 2694) score 3.5 points, each.
The 6th round starts today at 15:00 CET and brings the encounter of leaders. The top 10 pairings are:
|1||GM||Kuzubov Yuriy||2639||4½||4½||GM||Sargissian Gabriel||2681|
|2||GM||Can Emre||2578||4½||4½||GM||Bluebaum Matthias||2642|
|3||GM||Saric Ivan||2687||4||4½||GM||Jobava Baadur||2588|
|4||GM||Vocaturo Daniele||2614||4||4||GM||Guseinov Gadir||2661|
|5||GM||Indjic Aleksandar||2605||4||4||GM||Shevchenko Kirill||2652|
|6||GM||Santos Latasa Jaime||2648||4||4||GM||Bjerre Jonas Buhl||2601|
|7||GM||Michalik Peter||2585||4||4||GM||Sargsyan Shant||2639|
|8||GM||Safarli Eltaj||2589||4||4||GM||Svane Rasmus||2637|
|9||GM||Kjartansson Gudmundur||2450||4||4||GM||Martirosyan Haik M.||2633|
|10||GM||Ter-Sahakyan Samvel||2632||4||4||GM||Yuffa Daniil||2576|
Pairings, results and standings can be found here.
All the games are broadcasted live and can be followed through the official website of the event. Live broadcast with commentaries by GM Alojzije Jankovic and his special guests can be followed through the event’s YouTube channel which also features interviews with the players.
Photo gallery *Photos by: Slovenian Chess Federation / Luka Rifelj