John Jackmin took a bye due to illness and, for pairing purposes, the postponed game has been assigned a draw.
Thus the pairings have changed to:
1. Balakrishnan - Moldovan
2. Kernighan - Mangion
3. Chen - Selling
4. Gottleib - Tomkovich
5. McAuliffe - Lee
6. Burnett - Renna
1 point bye: Ruales
1/2 point byes: Sherry, Jackmin, Sturniolo
Pairings are subject to further change.
Requests for 5th round byes received after 2 p.m on Thursday may not be received or granted.