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Silver Lake Open R5: Nihal and Raunak stay at the top

by Shahid Ahmed - 27/06/2021

Raunak and Nihal made a short 19-move draw to maintain their lead 4.5/5 at the conclusion of the fifth round in Silver Lake Open 2021. Manuel Petrosyan of Armenia won his game to join the three-way lead. He will face Nihal Sarin in the sixth round. Raahil Mullick will face the top seed of the tournament, Samvel Ter-Sahakyan after winning his fifth round game. Abhimanyu Puranik moved to 4.0/5 by making a draw. Harshit Raja and Rakshitta Ravi won their respective games. Round 6 starts today at 8:30 p.m. IST. Photo: Rupali Mullick

Manuel Petrosyan joins the three-way lead

Nihal and Raunak made a short draw. One of Levon Aronian's second, Manuel Petrosyan defeated GM Aleksa Strikovic to join the three-way lead with Nihal and Raunak. IM Raahil Mullick and GM Abhimanyu Puranik maintains their chase at 4.0/5 each respectively.

Raunak and Nihal make a temporary truce | Photo: Rupali Mullick

Raunak - Nihal: 0.5-0.5

Raunak and Nihal had a short 19-move draw.

It was a short encounter | Photo: Rupali Mullick

Puranik - Markovic: 0.5-0.5

GM Abhimanyu Puranik had a solid draw with IM Zoran Markovic.

Markovic did not let Abhimanyu do much in their game | Photo: Rupali Mullick

IM Raahil Mullick defeated FM Beloslava Krasteva | Photo: Rupali Mullick

GM Branko Damljanovic won against WIM Isha Sharma | Photo: Rupali Mullick

IM Harshit Raja beat Maarten De Vleeschauwer | Photo: Rupali Mullick

WIM Rakshitta Ravi beat Alexander A Yakimenko | Photo: Rupali Mullick

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Replay Round 5 games

Round 5 results

Rd.Bo.No. NameRtgPts.ResultPts.NameRtg No.
516
GMSadhwani Raunak25554½ - ½4GMNihal Sarin2620
3
534
GMPuranik Abhimanyu2589½ - ½IMMarkovic Zoran S2315
36
51122
IMMullick Raahil238631 - 03FMKrasteva Beloslava2305
39
5158
GMDamljanovic Branko25011 - 0WIMSharma Isha2237
50
51713
IMRaja Harshit24591 - 0De Vleeschauwer Maarten2198
57
53458
WIMRakshitta Ravi219021 - 02Yakimenko Alexander A.2058
90
53937
GMDimitrov Vladimir23141 - 02Phatak Aanjaneya1769
123
55789
Tonic Milos20731½ - ½1Devnani Kush1855
114
562131
Rajveer Pinkesh Nahar1598½1 - 0½Katic Goran1963
100
54186
Mitic Aleksandar010 - 11Anaishaa Pinkesh Nahar1155
72

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Round 6 pairings

Rd.Bo.No. NameRtgPts.ResultPts.NameRtg No.
613
GMNihal Sarin2620GMPetrosyan Manuel2625
2
627
GMSedlak Nikola25194GMSadhwani Raunak2555
6
631
GMTer-Sahakyan Samvel264444IMMullick Raahil2386
22
6425
FMStukan Martin237644GMPuranik Abhimanyu2589
4
61135
IMHasanzade Toghrul2317IMRaja Harshit2459
13
62564
CMJandric Damjan217533WIMRakshitta Ravi2190
58
63150
WIMSharma Isha2237Skonnord Uno2112
78
647123
Phatak Aanjaneya176922Konyves Almos2102
81
651114
Devnani Kush1855Gagic Milan A2180
63
659107
Djordjevic Nevena1923Rajveer Pinkesh Nahar1598
131
63472
Anaishaa Pinkesh Nahar115522Veljkovic Varvara1621
49

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