Bernardo rolls on as Philippines stuns Poland
The win sent the third seeded Filipinos in a tie with second seed Germany, Israel, Ukraine 1 and 3, and Croatia at No. 3 with eight match points apiece in the tournament where the top four after the seven-round elimination advance to the semis.
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Bernardo rolls on as Philippines stuns Poland

Joey Villar (The Philippine Star) - November 27, 2020 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — Darry Bernardo sustained his excellent form as he stunned FIDE Master Marcin Moleda to lift Philippines 1 to a stunning 3-1 victory over top seed Poland 1 and a place in the top three after five rounds of the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad for People with Disabilities Wednesday night.

The win sent the third seeded Filipinos in a tie with second seed Germany, Israel, Ukraine 1 and 3, and Croatia at No. 3 with eight match points apiece in the tournament where the top four after the seven-round elimination advance to the semis.

Traditional powerhouse Russia 1 leads the way with a perfect 10 points while Poland 2 is at No. 2 with nine.        

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