July 16, 2017

Sixth round: Will anyone stop IM Narayanan?


23 year old indian IM Srinath Narayanan (2505) has been flying high in the Faroes Open so far. Before today’s game he was in the lead with 4½ points – ½ point clear of the two followers, GM Julio Ernesto Granda Zuniga (2656) and GM Allan Stig Rasmussen (2540).


Today he had white against one of those followers, GM Allan Stig Rasmussen (2540) and again IM Srinath Narayanan (2505) managed to beat one of his closest opponents and make his position at the top of the table even stronger. And his position on the top got even stronger, when Faroese grandmaster GM Helgi Dam Ziska (2544) got a draw against GM Julio Ernesto Granda Zuniga (2656) meaning IM Srinath Narayanan is now one point clear at the top. Tomorrow he will play GM Helgi Dam Ziska (2544).

FM Høgni Egilstoft Nielsen (2323) still hasn’t lost a game. Today he won against Sjúrdur Thorsteinsson (2191)

FM Høgni Egilstoft Nielsen (2323) has also been having a good tournament so far, and he still hasn’t lost a game yet. Today he won with black against Sjúrdur Thorsteinsson and he is still just one point clear of the top together with GM Julio Ernesto Granda Zuniga (2656) and GM Jens Kristiansen (2403).


You can see today’s games here and you can see the standings here.