In round 5, David Watt beat Jallal Shahin, his nearest rival, thus widening his lead to a whole point with two rounds to go. The leaders are: 1 D Watt (5/5); 2 G King (4/5); 3-6 J Shahin, J Larkin, G Alomenu, L Prieto (3.5/5); 7-11 R Gibb, D Breslin, E Martin, C Anderson, G Gray (3/5).