WGM Janelle Mae Frayna

GM Jayson Gonzales, coach to the Philippines Women team in Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad, announced in a press release:

I’m proud to announce that WIM (Woman International Master) Janelle Mae Frayna achieved the third and last result to become the first Woman Grandmaster from the Philippines.

Janelle Mae Frayna in Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad. Photo credit: Baku Chess Olympiad.

20-year-old Janelle Mae Frayna in Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad. Photo credit: Baku Chess Olympiad.

Frayna achieved her third and final WGM norm in her drawn game in Round 9 of Baku Chess Olympiad against IM Daavademberel Nomin-Erdene of Mongolia.

I believe she will be awarded the WGM title at the conclusion of this Chess Olympiad, as FIDE meets to award titles.

Summarized below are the games and performances of WGM Janelle Mae Frayna:

Philippine pride: Janelle Mae Frayna playing in Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad. Photo credit: David Llada

Philippine pride: Janelle Mae Frayna playing in Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad. Photo credit: David Llada

Games of Janelle Mae Frayna in Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad

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Replay the games of WGM Janelle Mae Frayna in Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad below: [replay]

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