Monday, October 4, 2010

World Chess Olympiad Suprise teams


The suprise in this olympiad is the maginificient performance of Zambia, an African team ranked 121 before the tournament began and despite not having an Gm or IM finished 47th.

Zambia's Board one player is Stanley Chumfwa, who with a rating of 2315 (Mas Hafizulhilmi's rating is 2422 and Mok Tze Meng is 2416) managed to stay unbeaten in 10 games including a win over GM Mesgen Amanov(2493) of Turkmenistan in the final round

Another suprise team is Pakistan, ranked 123 before the tournament began, which finished 62nd

below is the table of the performance of the Zambian players









47. Zambia (ZAM / RtgAvg:2002, Captain: Lungu, Nase / TB1: 13 / TB2: 202,5)
Bo.
NameRtgFED1234567891011Pts.GamesRpwwew-weKrtg+/-
1
Chumfwa Stanley2315ZAM
½½½½1½11117,51024447,55,781,721525,8
2FMJere Daniel2267ZAM0110
111½016,51023185,53,891,611524,1
3
Bwalya Gillan0ZAM001
110

½½4,0821493



4
Chumfwa Kelvin2224ZAM00
00

½½102,08205623,76-1,7625-44,0
5
Kayond Andrew0ZAM0
1111010

5,0820163







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