On the 5th of June finished the 5th round of the World Draughts Championship. In the group «Andreiko» there are now two leaders: Yuriy Anikeev and Evgueni Watoetin who today won Ganjargal Ganbaatar. Both of them have 7 points each. International grandmasters Georgiev, Getmanski and Baliakin have 6 points each. In the 6th round Bashkir sportsman Alexander Georgiev will play game with Ganbaatar.
In the group «Baba Sy» three games were resultative and two – draw games. Erdenebileg Dul (Mongolia) having 8 points became the only leader. Alexander Schwarzman (Russia) and Artem Ivanov (Ukraine) have 7 points each. Murodullo Amrillaew from Sterlitamak takes the 6 place with 5 points. Tomorrow he will play with the American Nicolas Derival.
In the group «Deslauriers» there were 4 draw games including the game between Ainur Shaibakov and ex world champion Guntis Valneris and game between Adonis Ano and Aleksej Domchev. Although Ano and Ndjofang are still the leaders of the group having 7 points each. But the difference between the 1st and the 8th places is just 2 points. In the 6th round Shaibakov will play with Domchev.
And finally about the «Kuperman» group and more precisely about N’Cho Joel Atse (Cote D’Ivoire): today on the 5th of June is his 30th anniversary. He made himself a wonderful present – victory over international grandmaster Yuriy Ladoga (Ukraine) and leadership in the group with 7 points.
Alexey Chizhov (Russia), Raimonds Vipulis (Latvia), Alan Silva (Brazil) have 6 points each. Three more players have 5 points each.
Tomorrow the struggle for the first place in the world championship will continue starting from 10.00 a.m.