Perhaps, the biggest upset of Round 4 was when Ukraine, the 5th seed, defeated the number 1 team, Russia.
Still in Round 4, the Netherlands (seed no. 11) crushed England (seed no.6)
As the United States drew all their games against the Czech Republic, Wesley So with a rating of 2782 drew against GM Zbynek Hracek with a rating of 2591.
If anyone knows how to compute for the tiebreak called “Olympiad-Sonneborn-Berger-Tie-Break”, kindly leave a message in the comments below. Please explain how was this computed.
With the defeat in Round 4, Russia is currently at 14th place. They’re facing the 43rd seed, Egypt, in Round 5. It should be an easy round for Russia in Round 5 eh?
Which match up are you looking forward to in the next rounds?
How come Ino Sadorra played 1 game only so far in 4 rounds of Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad?
I wonder what’s the arrangements they’ve made?
With Torre, Pinoys can’t go wrong vs Nigeria http://bit.ly/2c1Uibg
GM Wesley So played 3 games so far, with 2.5 points.
Board pairings for Round 5 are available: http://bit.ly/2c3TAL9 pairings round5
Here’s Philippines vs. South Africa board match ups in Round 5:
Wesley So won his game in Round 5 against Serbia.
The Netherlands wins by a slight margin against Belarus in Round 5
China appears to be winning its game against Ukraine. Let’s see.
Eugene Torre wins again in Round 5 against South Africa!
Philippines Women are winning in their match against Algeria in round5 baku2016
Ukraine once again was victorious, this time against the defending champion, China!
Did you know? The Philippines (Open) will face the team of the world champion, norway?
What do you miss about the Philippine team in Istanbul 2012 Chess Olympiad?
Interview with Olympiad youngest player here.
Wesley So and Sam Shankland won their respective games for Team USA in Round 10 against Georgia.
Is it gonna be a sweep for Team Philippines Open in round 10 against Scotland?
Sergey Karjakin lost to Pentala Harikrishna in Round 10 Open
It appears like the Russia-India matchup in Round 10 Open is gonna be a draw.
GM Eugene Torre needs to win in Round 11 to even the score against Australia!
China wins the title in the Women section! Congrats to China! It’s their first.
I have to close this live blog now. Baku Chess Olympiad is finally over!
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