Yu Yangyi of China 2607 FIDE rating but seeded a lowly 509 here, defeated GM Aleksandr Lenderman of USA to share the lead after 5 rounds of the Moscow 2011 International Open.
Yangyi,winner of last month 1st HD Bank Cup held in Vietnam won in 55 moves of a Sicilian Defense.Another Chinese bet Zhou Weiqi (2457),stays perfect by beating Gm Evgeny Sveshnikov of Latvia in 45moves of a Semi-Slav Defense.Russians 3rd seed Gm MaximTurlu (2631) and Nikolai Kabanov (2482) together with Pavel Kotsur of Kazakhstan and Im Igor Kovalenko of Ukraine joins the leader. Twelve (12) players follows with 4.5 points including 2nd seed Gm Alexander Beliavsky who won against Im Oliver Barbosa of the Philippines using the Dutch Defense Leningrad Systen .A big group of 47 players scores 4.0 points . Gm John Paul Gomez defeated Im Dmitry Losev of Russia for his 4th points.
Board 1 GM Maxim Turlu (Russia) vs. GM Vladimir Dobrov (Russia) - 1-0 Eng
lish Opening,64 moves
Board 2 GM Konstantin Chernyshov(Russia) vs Im Igor Kovalenko (Ukraine) 0-1 Torre London System,45 moves
Board 3. GM Nikolai Kabanov (Russia) vs GM Farrrukh Amonatov (Tajikistan) 1-0 Scotch Game,81 moves
Board 4 GM Pavel Kotsur (Kazakhstan) vs FM Nikologorskiy ( Russia) 1-0 Sicilian Defense 55 moves
Board 5 GM Aleksandr Lenderman (USA) vs GM Yu Yangyi (China) 0-1 Nimzo-Indian Defense 48 moves
Board 6 GM Zhou Weiqi (China) vs GM Evgeny Sveshnikov (Latvia) 1-0 Semi-Sav 45 moves
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