continuing On in the Dutch Wijk-aan-Zee big chess tournament Tata Steel Chess were the party of the fifth round. Russian Daniil Dubov played against world champion Norwegian Magnus Carlsen and achieved a draw with the black pieces. Shared the points and the other two Russians.
Vladislav Artemiev played with a pole Jan-Krzysztof Duda, and Nikita Vitiugov – with Yu Yanji from China. Proved to be fruitful in the 5th round of the two parties: Viswanathan Anand (India) won against Jeffrey Xiong (USA), and Firuza Alireza (Iran) – the Anish Giri (Netherlands).
Lead in Wijk aan Zee Firuza and American Wesley so, who have 3.5 points. Artemyev along with Fabiano Caruana (USA) and Jordana van Forrest (Holland) made up the chasing group – 3 points. At Dubova and Carlsen at 2.5 points, Vitiugov has 2 championship points.