European Individual Chess Championship 2022 – R5 report

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:

1GMKuzubov Yuriy 2639 GMSargissian Gabriel 2681
2GMCan Emre 2578 GMBluebaum Matthias 2642
3GMSaric Ivan 26874 GMJobava Baadur 2588
4GMVocaturo Daniele 26144 4GMGuseinov Gadir 2661
5GMIndjic Aleksandar 26054 4GMShevchenko Kirill 2652
6GMSantos Latasa Jaime 26484 4GMBjerre Jonas Buhl 2601
7GMMichalik Peter 25854 4GMSargsyan Shant 2639
8GMSafarli Eltaj 25894 4GMSvane Rasmus 2637
9GMKjartansson Gudmundur 24504 4GMMartirosyan Haik M. 2633
10GMTer-Sahakyan Samvel 26324 4GMYuffa 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.

Official website of the event

Photo gallery *Photos by: Slovenian Chess Federation / Luka Rifelj