Three players are sharing the lead with four rounds to go at the 2021 African Individual Chess Championships in Lilongwe. GM Amin Bassem won his game to join GM Adly Ahmed and IM Rakotomaharo Fy Antenaine at the top of the standing table. Amin defeated FM Mhango Banele, while Adly and Rakotomaharo agreed to a draw after 100 moves.
GM Bellahcene Bilel got the better of IM Nassr Ali, GM Fawzy Adham defeated IM Talbi Chafik, IM Bwalya Gillian lost to FM Mwale Joseph and IM Mwali Chitumbo inflicted IM Andrew Kayonde a second loss in the tournament.
In the Women Section, four players are sharing the lead with 4/5: WIM Nassr Lina, WFM Mwango Lorita, WFM Ogbiyoyo Perpetual Eloho, and WCM Charinda Kudzanayi.
Round 5 on 2021/05/23 at 15:00
Relevant Link: Africa rulz! Report from the African Continental round 1-4