Angola Chess teams lead Olympics

  • Sérgio Miguel - um dos integrantes da selecção (Arquivo)
Luanda – Angola national men and women’s chess teams won the first four rounds of the online Olympics competition and lead the group with seven points.

The national team beat Eswatini (6-0) in the fourth round, Djibouti (5-1) in the fifth, Burundi (6-0) in the sixth, and Malta (4-2) in the seventh round.

The first phase finishes on Sunday with four more rounds being played, with Angola facing Ethiopia, Cyprus, Sudan and Jersey.

The competition runs in a Swiss system, all against all, single round. The three best teams from each of the five groups (A, B, C, D and E) progress to the next phase.

Angola reached the next phase in the previous edition. However they were eliminated due to technical issues resulting from internet failures.

 

 

The national team beat Eswatini (6-0) in the fourth round, Djibouti (5-1) in the fifth, Burundi (6-0) in the sixth, and Malta (4-2) in the seventh round.

The first phase finishes on Sunday with four more rounds being played, with Angola facing Ethiopia, Cyprus, Sudan and Jersey.

The competition runs in a Swiss system, all against all, single round. The three best teams from each of the five groups (A, B, C, D and E) progress to the next phase.

Angola reached the next phase in the previous edition. However they were eliminated due to technical issues resulting from internet failures.