As mentioned earlier, it’s gonna be a tough match for the Philippines team in the Open section (Seed No. 53), as they face the team of the World Champion, Magnus Carlsen, Norway (Seed No. 12), in Round 6 of Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad.
GM Julio Catalino Sadorra will face the World Champion himself in Board 1:
|Bo.||12||Norway (NOR)||Rtg||-||53||Philippines (PHI)||Rtg|
|12/1||GM||Carlsen, Magnus (w)||2857||-||GM||Sadorra, Julio Catalino (b)||2560|
|12/2||GM||Hammer, Jon Ludvig (b)||2651||-||GM||Gomez, John Paul (w)||2492|
|12/3||GM||Tari, Aryan (w)||2570||-||GM||Torre, Eugenio (b)||2447|
|12/4||GM||Urkedal, Frode (b)||2537||-||GM||Barcenilla, Rogelio (w)||2455|
The Philippines Women team (Seed No. 46) will face a probably lighter opposition in Mexico (Seed No. 57) in Round 6: Continue reading “Philippines Board Match-ups in Round 6 of Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad”