15 Sep 2016, Kuala Lumpur – The round 5 pairings are up for the 13th IGB Dato’ Arthur Tan International Open Chess Championship 2016 in the Malaysia Chess Festival 2016. GM Swapnil meets IM Himanshu Sharma of India on board 1. While IM Dimakiling of Philippines meets IM Fang Yuxiang of China on board 2.
Malaysia’s IM Lim Yee Weng is playing on board 8 against IM Garcia, Jan Emmanuel of the Philippines. Meanwhile seeded 1, GM Koneru Humpy drops to board 12 to play against Nouri Hamed of the Philippines.