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42nd World Chess Olympiad 2016

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2016 BAKU OLYMPIAD UPDATE
By GM BONG VILLAMAYOR (ASSIGNED SCF COACH)

updated 16 Sep 2016

FINAL REPORT

The following is the final report of the player's performances in the 2016 Baku Olympiad in Azerbaijan.

A. FIDE Rating Improvements:

  • GM Zhang Zhong (2637) +13 ELO
  • IM Goh Wei Ming Kevin (2444) +7
  • Foo Benjamin (2233) +31 Gain CM
  • WIM Gong Qianyun (2262) +12
  • Emmanuelle Hng (1883) +68 Gain CM
  • Siew Kai Xin (1607) +31

B. Remarks:

  • Men's final placing of 63rd is close to their 59th seeding.
  • Women's final placing of 38th (seeded 55th) is the best placing of all time.
  • Men's boards 1-3 are sufficiently prepared in opening repertoire.
  • Women's boards 1-2 are sufficiently prepared in opening repertoire
  • Selection and qualifying system of Olympiad teams should be reviewed; focused on a more intensive training preparation, monitoring and commitment to self-improvement; fundamentals need to be mastered; a regimen of continuous play/practice prior to the next Olympiad.

updated 13 Sep 2016

Men's Team Results

ROUND DATE  OPPONENT  RESULT 
11 13th Sep 2016 Sri Lanka 3.5 - 0.5
10 12th Sep 2016 Bosnia & Herz 1.5 - 2.5
9 11th Sep 2016 Poland 1.0 - 3.0 
8 10th Sep 2016 Chile 1.0 - 3.0 
7 9th Sep 2016 Kazahkstan 2.5 - 1.5 
6 8th Sep 2016  Estonia  2.5 - 1.5 
 6th Sep 2016 Greece  1.5 - 2.5 
 5th Sep 2016 Monaco  3.5 - 0.5 
3 4th Sep 2016 Puerto Rico 3.5 - 0.5
2 3rd Sep 2016 Serbia 1.0 - 3.0
1 2nd Sep 2016 Guam 4.0 - 0.0

Final Position 12 points, Joint (58th-75th), Tiebreak 63rd

Women's Team Results

ROUND DATE  OPPONENT  RESULT 
11 13th Sep 2016 England 2.5 - 1.5
10 12th Sep 2016 Syria 3.0 - 1.0 
9 11th Sep 2016 Croatia 1.5 - 2.5 
8 10th Sep 2016 Azerbaijan 2 1.0 - 3.0 
7 9th Sep 2016 Switzerland 2.5 - 1.5 
6 8th Sep 2016  Turkmenistan 1.0 - 3.0 
 6th Sep 2016 Belarus  2.0 - 2.0 
 5th Sep 2016 Ecuador  2.5 - 1.5 
3 4th Sep 2016 Paraguay 3.5 - 0.5
2 3rd Sep 2016 Iran 1.0 - 3.0
1 2nd Sep 2016 Guyana 4.0 - 0.0

Final Position 13 points, Joint (30th-43rd), Tiebreak 38th

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