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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