At the conclusion of Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad, here are the Board Prizes winners for the Open Section. Board Prizes are awarded to top players in each board in terms of rating performance, not winning percentage nor game points.
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42nd Chess Olympiad Board Prizes Winners – Open
Board 1 Winners – Open
|2||GM||Dominguez Perez Leinier||2720||Cuba||2839||7,5||75,0||10|
|3||GM||Caruana Fabiano||2808||United States||2838||7,0||70,0||10|
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Grandmaster Radosław Wojtaszek in an interview about Carlsen’s playing style:
I noticed that Magnus Carlsen’s playing philosophy is to make moves that are good enough rather than the best. Making the best move again and again absorbs a lot of time and energy. The genius is economical: he plays 30 good moves and two excellent ones. It works. I think that principle applies not only to chess.
The next time I hit the chess board, I’ll keep this in mind. O wait, but which one is the good move?