Philippines wins anew in Round 5 of Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad Open section, this time against the 79th seed South Africa. With a score of 3½ against ½, only GM John Paul Gomez drew his game, the rest were wins, including the 4th win of GM Eugene Torre in 5 rounds. Replay »
|Bo.||53||Philippines (PHI)||Rtg||3½: ½||79||South Africa (RSA)||Rtg|
|24/1||GM||Sadorra, Julio Catalino (w)||2560||1 - 0||GM||Solomon, Kenny (b)||2371|
|24/2||GM||Gomez, John Paul (b)||2492||½ - ½||IM||Cawdery, Daniel (w)||2416|
|24/3||GM||Torre, Eugenio (w)||2447||1 - 0||IM||Kobese, Watu (b)||2350|
|24/4||GM||Barcenilla, Rogelio (b)||2455||1 - 0||IM||Van den Heever, Donovan (w)||2247|
With this win, this puts the Philippines in 23rd place after 5 rounds, thus is set to meet tougher opponents in the next round.
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