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.
Top seeded Wang Yue of China defeated GM Vladislav Tkachiev in the 6th round and moved ahead in the rankings to share the first place with GM Oliver Barbosa. Meanwhile, Barbosa drew with Li Chao b.
Ten players, including Wesley So, Tigran Kotanjian and Indonesia's hope Susanto Megaranto, are on tied 3rd place with 4.5 points each.
Tuesday will have double round, starting at 9:30 and 16:30 local time.
Round 6 standings:
1-2. GM Wang Yue CHN 2716 and GM Barbosa Oliver PHI 2538 - 5.0
3-12. GM Tkachiev Vladislav FRA 2631, GM Li Chao b CHN 2710, GM So Wesley PHI 2655, GM Ganguly Surya Shekhar IND 2631, IM Nguyen Van Huy VIE 2449, GM Mareco Sandro ARG 2597, GM Megaranto Susanto INA 2530, GM Kotanjian Tigran ARM 2546, GM Fier Alexander BRA 2583 and GM Laylo PHI 2534 - 4.5
13-21. GM Dreev Aleksey RUS 2711, GM Dao Thien Hai VIE 2493, IM Bitoon Richard PHI 2504, GM Shabalov Alexander USA 2529, GM Cao Sang VIE 2529, IM Ahmadinia Ebrahim IRI 2430, GM Antonio Rogelio Jr PHI 2564, GM Moradiabadi Elshan IRI 2549 and GM Torre Eugenio PHI 2520 - 4.0 etc
Round 7 top pairings:
GM Barbosa Oliver 2538 - GM Wang Yue 2716
GM Li Chao b 2710 - GM Kotanjian Tigran 2546
GM So Wesley 2655 - GM Megaranto Susanto 2530
GM Fier Alexander 2583 - GM Ganguly Surya Shekhar 2631
GM Tkachiev Vladislav 2631 - GM Laylo 2534
GM Mareco Sandro 2597 - IM Nguyen Van Huy 2449
GM Dreev Aleksey 2711 - GM Torre Eugenio 2520
GM Cao Sang 2529 - GM Antonio Rogelio Jr 2564
GM Moradiabadi Elshan 2549 - IM Ahmadinia Ebrahim 2430
IM Bitoon Richard 2504 - GM Shabalov Alexander 2529
IM Grigoryan Karen H. 2473 - GM Dao Thien Hai 2493
Update: Li Chao b Claims Indonesia Open Chess Championship