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It's still Armenia!

Alexander Grischuk a winner today © official site
Gabriel Sargissian won a decisive game as Armenia beat China 2½-1½. They still lead with Russia and Hungary only just behind. All Ukraine's matches are tight affairs, and in today's encounter with Azerbaijan they came out winners by 2½-1½.

The summary of round 5:

      Egypt   -     Russia   1:3
1.1 GM Adly Ahmed 2631 - GM Grischuk Alexander 2746 0-1
1.2 GM Amin Bassem 2609 - GM Nepomniachtchi Ian 2711 0-1
1.3 IM Shoker Samy 2475 - GM Svidler Peter 2739 ½-½
1.4 IM Ezat Mohamed 2430 - GM Vitiugov Nikita 2733 ½-½
      China   -     Armenia   1,5:2,5
2.1 GM Wang Hao 2718 - GM Aronian Levon 2805 ½-½
2.2 GM Wang Yue 2709 - GM Movsesian Sergei 2700 ½-½
2.3 GM Li Chao B 2669 - GM Akopian Vladimir 2667 ½-½
2.4 GM Yu Yangyi 2672 - GM Sargissian Gabriel 2663 0-1
      India   -     USA   1 : 3
3.1 GM Harikrishna Pentala 2669 - GM Kamsky Gata 2741 ½-½
3.2 GM Sasikiran Krishnan 2681 - GM Onischuk Alexander 2675 0-1
3.3 GM Ganguly Surya Shekhar 2627 - GM Shulman Yuri 2617 ½-½
3.4 GM Negi Parimarjan 2642 - GM Hess Robert 2609 0-1
      Hungary   -     Israel   3,5:0,5
4.1 GM Leko Peter 2717 - GM Roiz Michael 2669 1-0
4.2 GM Almasi Zoltan 2726 - GM Smirin Ilya 2676 ½-½
4.3 GM Polgar Judit 2699 - GM Postny Evgeny 2618 1-0
4.4 GM Balogh Csaba 2643 - GM Nabaty Tamir 2584 1-0
      Azerbaijan   -     Ukraine   1,5:2,5
5.1 GM Radjabov Teimur 2744 - GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2768 ½-½
5.2 GM Gashimov Vugar 2760 - GM Eljanov Pavel 2697 ½-½
5.3 GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2765 - GM Efimenko Zahar 2706 ½-½
5.4 GM Guseinov Gadir 2625 - GM Moiseenko Alexander 2715 0-1
 

The standings after 5 rounds:


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