The 2011 Indonesia Open Chess Championship is taking place from 13th to 19th October at the Le Meredien Hotel in Jakarta. 80 players compete in the 9-round Swiss tournament.
The generous prize fund amounts to 55.500 USD, with 10.000 USD reserved for the winner.
Saturday was a rest day and then a double round was played on Sunday. Grandmasters Vladislav Tkachiev and Oliver Barbosa remain in the joint lead with 4.5 points each. Wesley So and top seeded Wang Yue are in the group that follows half a point behind.
Round 5 standings:
1-2. GM Tkachiev Vladislav FRA 2631 and GM Barbosa Oliver PHI 2538 - 4.5
3-10. GM So Wesley PHI 2655, GM Wang Yue CHN 2716, IM Nguyen Van Huy VIE 2449, GM Li Chao b CHN 2710, GM Megaranto Susanto INA 2530, GM Mareco Sandro ARG 2597, GM Kotanjian Tigran ARM 2546 and GM Fier Alexander BRA 2583 - 4.0
11-16. GM Dao Thien Hai VIE 2493, GM Ganguly Surya Shekhar IND 2631, Surya Wahyudi INA 2255, GM Paragua Mark PHI 2533, GM Moradiabadi Elshan IRI 2549 and GM Laylo PHI 2534 - 3.5 etc
Round 6 top pairings:
GM Wang Yue 2716 - GM Tkachiev Vladislav 2631
GM Barbosa Oliver 2538 - GM Li Chao b 2710
GM Kotanjian Tigran 2546 - GM So Wesley 2655
GM Megaranto Susanto 2530 - GM Mareco Sandro 2597
IM Nguyen Van Huy 2449 - GM Fier Alexander 2583
GM Ganguly Surya Shekhar 2631 - GM Paragua Mark 2533
GM Dao Thien Hai 2493 - GM Moradiabadi Elshan 2549
GM Laylo 2534 - Surya Wahyudi 2255
FM Wahono Awam 2379 - GM Dreev Aleksey 2711
GM Antonio Rogelio Jr 2564 - FM Kasmiran 2369
Update: Li Chao b Claims Indonesia Open Chess Championship