Magnus Carlsen won his 2nd straight game after a slow start. He now leads Bazna by 1/2 point over Gelfand, who defeated Ponomariov.

Round 5 results:

Gelfand, Boris – Ponomariov, Ruslan 1-0


Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter – Carlsen, Magnus 0-1


Wang Yue – Radjabov, Teimour 1/2



Standings after 5 rounds:

1. Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2813










2-3. Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2741









3
2-3. Radjabov, Teimour g AZE 2740









3

4-5. Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter g ROU 2672









2
4-5. Ponomariov, Ruslan g UKR 2733









2
6. Wang Yue g CHN 2752










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