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Mixed fortunes as Bajans slip up


Mixed fortunes as Bajans slip up

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Barbados enjoyed mixed fortunes on the second day of competition in the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad yesterday.

The Bajans defeated Suriname 4-2 but lost to Guatemala 4.5-1.5 and went under to El Salvador 4-2 as the battle intensified in Pool E of Division 3.

With the results, Barbados slipped to sixth place in the ten-team pool after holding their own on the first day with wins against Honduras and Panama that left them in third place.

It was a tall order for the Bajans in the fourth round when they took on the higher rated Guatemala. (BCF)

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