Grischuk, Anand and Navara Win in Round 5 of Vugar Gashimov Memorial

FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich visits the tournament.

The fifth round of the sixth tournament in memory of Vugar Gashimov was played in Shamkir on April 4. Th first symbolic move in the game Carlsen - Mamedyarov was made by FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich. 

Viswanathan Anand defeated Anish Giri, Ding Liren lost to David Navara, while Alexander Grischuk outplayed Veselin Topalov.T he games Radjabov - Karjakin and Carlsen - Mamedyarov were drawn.

Standings after round 5:

1. Magnus Carlsen - 3.5
2-3. Sergey Karjakin, Viswanathan Anand - 3
4-7. Ding Liren, Teimour Radjabov, Alexander Grischuk, David Navara - 2.5
8-9. Veselin Topalov, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov - 2
10. Anish Giri - 1.5.

April 5 is the tournament's free day.

Round 6 pairings:

Topalov - Mamedyarov, Ding Liren - Carlsen, Giri - Navara, Karjakin - Anand, Grischuk - Radjabov