AFRICA's top 10 teams at the 41st Olympiads (After 6 rounds)
AFRICA's top 10 teams********* (After 6 rounds) !!
After six rounds at the ongoing 41st World Olympiad ,which past the half way line of the tournament, teams from Africa have performed on different levels of expectation.
The EGYPT team clearly the highest rated African team with the highest number of GMs Grand masters are so far living up to expectation and even surpassing their starting rank of 38th, they are currently number 31 (rank after six rounds) winning four matches and losing two gathering a total of 16 points. SOUTH AFRICA is second from a far distance compared to Egypt among African countries after six rounds winning 3 drawing one and losing 2 matches starting rank-79 & rank after six games - 65.with 13.5 points. Number three is MOROCCO with 3 wins, 1 draw and 2 loses having a starting rank of 77 and now ranked 69 after six rounds, Fourth in Africa at the moment is ALGERIA with 3 wins and 3 loses. ranked 91st at the start and now 71st after six rounds. in fifth place is team ANGOLA also with 3 wins and 3 loses , starting rank was 101 but now 81st after six rounds. in sixth place is ZIMBABWE , 3 wins 3 loses starting ranking -141 and now 84th after six rounds !! in seventh place is Team ZAMBIA with 3 wins and 3 loses starting ranking - 89th but now ranked 90th after six rounds. Eight position goes to SUDAN 3 wins 3 loses staring rank - 115 and now 91st after six rounds. ninth position goes to IVORY COAST 3 wins 3 loses , starting ranked 172 now 96th after six rounds. 10th position goes to GHANA 3 wins 3 loses ranked 156th at the start and now 101th after six games.