Two Romanian players dominate the ranking, after five rounds: Corina Peptan and Elena¬Luminita Cosma with 3.5 points. The games’ results brought on top of the ranking five players with 3.5 points: Corina Peptan (Romania), Elena-Luminita Cosma (Romania), Szidonia Vajda (Georgia), Salome Melia (Georgia) and Irina Turova (Russia). The hierarchy of these chess players was established after applying the differentiation criteria. The sixth round will take place on Monday, from 3 p.m. The tournament ends on Feb. 18.
The international women chess championship Cotroceni 2010 continued on Sunday at Cotroceni Palace, with the games of the fifth round, and with Romanian players taking the lead.