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]
With this win, this puts the Philippines in 23rd place after 5 rounds, thus is set to meet tougher opponents in the next round.
Replay all the games of Philippines vs. South Africa below: [replay]