The other top seeds made it to the end of the day with less difficulty, and currently 6 players remain on 3/3. They are Max Illingworth, Junta Ikeda, Andrew Brown, Ari Dale, Igor Bjelobrk and Armen Ayvazayan. Further down there were a number ofupsets, with Vince Chiara picking up two points against higher rated opponents, while Harry Press and Fady Gerges did well to finish the day on 2.5/3.
Tomorrow sees the leading players come together, and the likely tournament winners should sort themselves by the end of the 5th round.
Press,Harry - Pouchon,Mickael [A38]
2012 Ryde-Eastwood, 29.09.2012