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

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Open – Ranking after Round 5

At the end of Round 5, only 3 teams remain perfect in terms of match points, namely: the Netherlands, Ukraine, and India.

The top 3 seeded teams: Russia, United States, and China, are still in the top 10 vicinity, and are yet to climb up the ladder if they intend to win this Olympiad.

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Tie Break1: Matchpoints (2 for wins, 1 for Draws, 0 for Losses)
Tie Break2: Olympiad-Sonneborn-Berger-Tie-Break without lowest result (Khanty-Mansiysk)
Tie Break3: points (game-points)
Tie Break4: Sum Matchpoints (2,1,0) without lowest result (Olympiad Khanty-Mansiysk)


  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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