Three Leaders Emerged at Tata Steel Masters
Mamedyarov and Rapport joined Vidit.
The Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2022 resumed in Wijk aan Zee after the first rest day.
In the Masters event, Santosh Vidit made a draw against Anish Giri and was caught up with by Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, who defeated Jorden van Foreest, and Richard Rapport, who outplayed Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa. The games Dubov - Shankland, Esipenko - Caruana, Duda - Karjakin, and Grandelius - Carlsen were drawn.
Standings after Round 5:
1-3. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Santosh Vidit, Richard Rapport - 3.5 points
4-5. Andrey Esipenko, Magnus Carlsen - 3
6-8. Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Fabiano Caruana, Jorden Van Foreest - 2.5
9-13. Anish Giri, Daniil Dubov, Sam Shankland, Sergey Karjakin, Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa - 2
14. Nils Grandelius - 1.
Round 6 pairings:
Shankland - Praggnanandhaa, Carlsen - Rapport, Mamedyarov - Grandelius, Karjakin - Van Foreest, Vidit - Duda, Caruana - Giri, and Dubov - Esipenko
Arjun Erigaisi (India) keeps leading the race in the Challengers event with 4.5 points scored. Volodar Murzin has got 3 points, while Polina Shuvalova is half a point behind him.