Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad (Open): Round 5 Results, Ranking after Round 5, and Round 6 Team Pairings

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Open – Round 5 Results

Even without its perennial top board, Vassily Ivanchuk, who preferred to play in a draughts tournament rather than chess, Ukraine are toppling down top teams, Russia in Round 4, and now the defending champion, China, in Round 5.

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  1. Godbless team Philippines! This “mozart” GM and most top player as of this time might be tough, but with faith and courage we can win! Be prepared and equiped against an orthodox style of chess tactics of Magnus!

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