First five rounds of Nakhchivan Open - 2019 International Chess Festival, dedicated to the 96th anniversary of National Leader Heydar Aliyev in Nakhchivan are over. In this tour, Azerbaijani grandmaster Eltac Safarli (2624) and Belgian grandmaster Vadim Malakhatko (2508) faced in this match and the meeting ended with "peace". The grandmaster of the US Timur Garayev (2560) and the Azerbaijani grandmaster Nijat Abasov (2633) ended in a draw. Azerbaijani international master Misraddin Isgandarov (2495) with Azerbaijani grandmaster Farid Abbasov (2534) and Ukrainian grandmaster Eldar Kasanov (2506) with Greek grandmaster Vasilios Kotronias (2474) divided their scores. Belarusian grandmaster Vladislav Kovalyev (2678) could not defeat Azerbaijani international master Gulnar Mammadova (2349) and agreed with the draw. Uzbekistan's international master Ortik Niqmatov (2469) was superior to Iranian grandmaster Amirreza Purramezanali (2496). In the fifth round grandmaster from Nakhchivan Urfan Sevdimaliev (2352) was stronger than Azerbaijani FIDE master Rashad Zeynalli (2290). International master Togrul Hasanzadeh (2323) lost to Azerbaijani grandmaster Zeynab Mammadyarova (2280). Other international master Talib Babayev (2329) failed to surpass Azerbaijani chess player Narmin Soyunlu (2064). In this round, Sadig Mammadov (2205) won FIDE master Esat Baglan (2345) and Parviz Gasimov (2328) lost to Azerbaijani grandmaster Abdulla Khayala (2228). After 5 rounds, Ortik Niqmatov, Eltac Safarli, Timur Garayev, Nicat Abbasov and Vadim Malakhatko have 4 points. Leading Amil Abbasov (2215), who finished all his matches in Group B is continue. Fariz Akhmedov (1775) and Elkhan Bayramov (2158) are half points behind their opponents. Nakhchivan intelligentsia Ugur Hasanli (1329) in the group C of the International Chess Festival has become a single leader. In the last round, our chess player scored the maximum points in 5 matches.