08:41, Sunday, 13th November, 2016

Top seeded IM's Arthur Ssegwanyi and Elijah Emojong will face off on board 1 in round 5 of the Tanzania Open as both have successfully navigated their way to 4/4 at the end of play on day 2 of the tournament.

Arthur defeated IM Chitumbo Mwali from Zambia in round 4 while Elijah took care of business against Githinji Hinga of Kenya.

The winner of this critical round 5 encounter will be strong favorite to take the overall honors but will still face a tough challenge in the final round as IM's Gillan Bwalya and Chitumbo Mwali remain within striking distance on 3/4.

The Round 5 pairings are available at http://www.chess-results.com/tnr243611.aspx?lan=1&art=2&rd=5&flag=30&wi=821 for those wanting to follow results as they come in later today.