On the 4th of June was carried out the fourth round of the World Draughts Championship.
The most exciting moment of the round was game between the current world champion Alexander Georgiev and the leader of «Andreiko» group Yuriy Anikeev. Representative of Bashkortostan got the second plus draw. Both draw games were with the leading grandmasters of the planet. Anikeev with 6 points is the only leader in his group, other 5 players including Georgiev has 5 points each.
In the 5th round there will be two important games, the first one between Getmanski and Baliakin, the second between Ganjargal Ganbaatar (Mongolia) and Evgueni Watoetin (Belarus).
In the group «Baba Sy» during the 4th round in the game between Russian representative Alexander Schwarzman and American player Nicolas Derival the last mentioned gave up. Now multiple champion has 6 point. Alexander Schwarzman together with Artem Ivanov (Ukraine) and Dul Erdenebileg (Mongolia) are the best players in the group. The second three players has 4 points each, the last third three players 3 points each. In the next round which starts today on the 5th of June there will be entertaining games between the master Alexander Schwarzman and Murodullo Amrillaew, Zoja Golubeva and Artem Ivanov. In the group «Kuperman» Pim Meurs (Holland) won Edvard Buzinskij (Lithuania), Raimonds Vipulis (Lithuania) won Zhou Wei (China). Now the difference between the first and the ninth place is 2 points that is only one victory. The leaders of the group with 5 points each are Alexey Chizhov, N’cho Atse, Alan Silva and Raimonds Vipulis.
In the group «Deslauriers» bronze medalist of the last World Championship Jean Marc Ndjofang (Cameroon) got today two victories and reached the leader Adonis Ano (Cote D’Ivoire). Each of them has 6 points. Roel Boomstra (Holland) and Alisher Artykow (Uzbekistan) have 5 points each. Guntis Valneris, Ainur Shaibakov, Alexey Domchev have 4 points each. In the fifth round they will three games between the mentioned group: Boomstra – Ndjofang, Ano – Domchev, Shaibakov – Valneris.