British GM David W.L. Howell is in the lead in this nine-round Dutch GM Open with a perfect 4.0/4 score. He is followed by six players on 3.5 points. At the start of the event there was a rapid chess exhibition between legendary Dutch GM Jan Timman and current Dutch Champion Anish Giri – it ended 1.0:1.0. We have a pictorial by GM Sergey Tiviakov, who is playing in the event. Round four report.