3 SPICE players maintain top positions in St Louis after 5 rounds

2019 Spring Chess Classic is a 10-player round-robin tournament held from March 2-10 at the St. Louis Chess Club

Round 5 results

Bok, Benjamin Nyzhnyk, Illya ½-½
Hansen, Eric Xiong, Jeffery ½-½
Ivanchuk, Vassily Kasimdzhanov, Rustam ½-½
Le, Quang Liem Akobian, Varuzhan ½-½
Tari, Aryan Robson, Ray ½-½

Round 4 results

Akobian, Varuzhan Hansen, Eric 0-1
Kasimdzhanov, Rustam Le, Quang Liem 0-1
Nyzhnyk, Illya Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½
Robson, Ray Bok, Benjamin 1-0
Xiong, Jeffery Tari, Aryan ½-½

Round 3 results

Bok, Benjamin Xiong, Jeffery 0-1
Hansen, Eric Le, Quang Liem 1-0
Ivanchuk, Vassily Robson, Ray ½-½
Nyzhnyk, Illya Kasimdzhanov, Rustam ½-½
Tari, Aryan Akobian, Varuzhan ½-½

Round 2 results

Akobian, Varuzhan Bok, Benjamin 0-1
Kasimdzhanov, Rustam Hansen, Eric ½-½
Le, Quang Liem Tari, Aryan ½-½
Robson, Ray Nyzhnyk, Illya 0-1
Xiong, Jeffery Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½

Round 1 results

Bok, Benjamin Le, Quang Liem 0-1
Ivanchuk, Vassily Akobian, Varuzhan 0-1
Nyzhnyk, Illya Xiong, Jeffery ½-½
Robson, Ray Kasimdzhanov, Rustam 1-0
Tari, Aryan Hansen, Eric 1-0

Standings after 5 rounds

1 Tari, Aryan 3 8.5
Hansen, Eric 3 7.25
Nyzhnyk, Illya 3 7
Xiong, Jeffery 3 7
Le, Quang Liem 3 5.5
Robson, Ray 3 5.5
7 Ivanchuk, Vassily 2 5.25
Akobian, Varuzhan 2 5
9 Kasimdzhanov, Rustam 1.5 4
Bok, Benjamin 1.5 3.5

B Group

Round 5 results

Erenburg, Sergey Baryshpolets, Andrey 0-1
Kaidanov, Gregory S Steingrimsson, Hedinn 1-0
Mista, Aleksander Kadric, Denis ½-½
Sorokin, Aleksey Chirila, Ioan-Cristian 1-0
Theodorou, Nikolas Bai, Jinshi 0-1

Round 4 results

Bai, Jinshi Erenburg, Sergey 1-0
Baryshpolets, Andrey Kaidanov, Gregory S ½-½
Chirila, Ioan-Cristian Theodorou, Nikolas 1-0
Kadric, Denis Sorokin, Aleksey 0-1
Steingrimsson, Hedinn Mista, Aleksander 0-1

Round 3 results

Baryshpolets, Andrey Steingrimsson, Hedinn ½-½
Erenburg, Sergey Chirila, Ioan-Cristian 0-1
Kaidanov, Gregory S Bai, Jinshi 0-1
Sorokin, Aleksey Mista, Aleksander 1-0
Theodorou, Nikolas Kadric, Denis 1-0

Round 2 results

Bai, Jinshi Baryshpolets, Andrey ½-½
Chirila, Ioan-Cristian Kaidanov, Gregory S 0-1
Kadric, Denis Erenburg, Sergey ½-½
Mista, Aleksander Theodorou, Nikolas ½-½
Steingrimsson, Hedinn Sorokin, Aleksey 1-0

Round 1 results

Bai, Jinshi Steingrimsson, Hedinn 1-0
Baryshpolets, Andrey Chirila, Ioan-Cristian ½-½
Erenburg, Sergey Mista, Aleksander ½-½
Kaidanov, Gregory S Kadric, Denis ½-½
Theodorou, Nikolas Sorokin, Aleksey 1-0

Standings after 5 rounds

1 Bai, Jinshi 4.5 9.5
2 Baryshpolets, Andrey 3 6.75
Sorokin, Aleksey 3 6.5
Kaidanov, Gregory S 3 6.25
5 Theodorou, Nikolas 2.5 5.75
Chirila, Ioan-Cristian 2.5 5
Mista, Aleksander 2.5 4
8 Steingrimsson, Hedinn 1.5 4.5
Kadric, Denis 1.5 3.25
10 Erenburg, Sergey 1 2

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