OIBM: Nisipeanu and Bluebaum superior after 5 rounds

Nisipeanu - Graf

The game GM Nisipeanu – GM Graf finished in favor of the current leader

German players GM Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu and  IM Matthias Bluebaum lead 18th OIBM Bad Wiessee Open Chess Tournament with perfect 5/5 score.

They are followed by a group of no less than 19 players who obtained 4.5/5 points.

Nisipeanu was much better after move 15th in his game against Graf and easily converted, while Bluebaum defeated Ukrainian GM Olekseinko in a complicated and unclear duel.

IM Schneider has almost joined the leaders, having a kingside attack against GM Lenderman, but a blunder led the  game to a draw.

The duels between the other leaders Piorun-Prusikin and Khenkin-Rambaldi also finished equal.

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