Veteran GM Tiviakov leads 2018 Dutch Chess Championship after 5 rounds

The 8 chess participants: Tiviakov, Van Wely, Ernst, Sokolov, L'Ami, Van Foreest, Van den Doel, Leenhouts

The 2018 Dutch Chess Championship is an 8-player round-robin chess tournament taking place from 2-8 July 2018 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Chess players receive 90 minutes for 40 chess moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30-second increment starting from move 1.

Standings after 5 rounds

​1 Tiviakov, Sergei 4 7
2 L'Ami, Erwin 3.5 7
Van den Doel, Erik 3.5 6
4 Ernst, Sipke 1.5 3.25
Sokolov, Ivan 1.5 3.25
Van Foreest, Jorden 1.5 3.25
Leenhouts, Koen 1.5 1.75
8 Van Wely, Loek 1 2.5

Round 5
Ernst, Sipke Sokolov, Ivan 0-1
L'Ami, Erwin Leenhouts, Koen 1-0
Van Wely, Loek Van Foreest, Jorden ½-½
Van den Doel, Erik Tiviakov, Sergei ½-½

Round 4
Leenhouts, Koen Van Wely, Loek 1-0
Sokolov, Ivan L'Ami, Erwin ½-½
Tiviakov, Sergei Ernst, Sipke 1-0
Van Foreest, Jorden Van den Doel, Erik 0-1

Round 3
Ernst, Sipke Van Foreest, Jorden ½-½
Tiviakov, Sergei Sokolov, Ivan 1-0
Van Wely, Loek L'Ami, Erwin ½-½
Van den Doel, Erik Leenhouts, Koen 1-0

Round 2
L'Ami, Erwin Van den Doel, Erik 1-0
Leenhouts, Koen Ernst, Sipke ½-½
Van Foreest, Jorden Tiviakov, Sergei ½-½

Round 1
Ernst, Sipke L'Ami, Erwin ½-½
Tiviakov, Sergei Leenhouts, Koen 1-0
Van Foreest, Jorden Van den Doel, Erik *
Van den Doel, Erik Van Wely, Loek 1-0

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