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TIMMAN KEEPS 1-POINT LEAD IN CHESS TOURNEY

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Jan Timman of the Netherlands played a 43-move draw with Jon Speelman of England in the fifth game of their World Chess Championship semifinal to maintain a one-point lead.

Artur Yusupov took a timeout to postpone his fifth game with his fellow Soviet and former world champion Anatoly Karpov. Yusupov trails Karpov 1 1/2-2 1/2.