Reports | May 15, 2007 22:49

[lang_nl]Persconferenties ronde 5[/lang_nl][lang_en]Press conferences round 5[/lang_en]

[lang_nl]Vandaag is een rustdag in Sofia maar voor we meer gaan verklappen over de voetbalwedstrijd FC Levsky-Chess United die vandaag wordt gespeeld, eerst aandacht voor de vijfde ronde. We kunnen spreken van een rustige dag gisteren, waarop alle partijen in remise eindigden. Over de kritieke momenten spreken de spelers in de persconferenties, maar ook over de voorbereidingen op de voetbalwedstrijd van vandaag![/lang_nl][lang_en]Today is a restday in Sofia but before we will reveal more of the football match FC Levsky-Chess United that's played today, first a report on the fifth round. Yesterday was a quiet day and all three games ended in a draw. In the press conferences the players not only mention the critical moments of the games, they also speak about their preparations for today's football match![/lang_en]

[lang_nl]Partijen ronde 5:[/lang_nl][lang_en]Round 5 games:[/lang_en]

[lang_nl]De stand op de helft van het toernooi:[/lang_nl][lang_en]Standings after the first half:[/lang_en]

1. Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar  g  AZE  2757  3.5
2. Adams, Michael          g  ENG  2734  3.0
3. Sasikiran, Krishnan     g  IND  2690  2.5
4. Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter g  ROM  2693  2.5
5. Topalov, Veselin        g  BUL  2772  2.0
6. Kamsky, Gata            g  USA  2705  1.5





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Founder and editor-in-chief of, Peter is responsible for most of the chess news and tournament reports. Often visiting top events, he also provides photos and videos for the site. He's a 1.e4 player himself, likes Thai food and the Stones.


Omar Salama's picture

Very Intresting videos. We hope to see some more for the footbal match. Also some more during the games.

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