Hungarian player Thanh Trang Hoang became the sole leader after the sixth round. Her opponent Olga Girya decided to change the queens and transfer the game to the knight endgame which happened to be more pleasant for Hungarian player, who succeeded to convert her advantage into the full point. On the first board Cristina-Adela Foisor played a bit passive and let her opponent Marie Sebag get the position with advantage.
In the 5th round of the EIWCC the leader of the tournament Marie Sebag, who was keeping an absolute result, gave away first half a point as she made a draw against Russian player Valentina Gunina. She was immediately caught by Cristina-Adela Foisor, who defeated Nino Khurtsidze.