Here's the complete list of the players that will represent the country in the inaugural World Mind Games scheduled Oct. 3-13 in Beijing, China. There will be five mind sports competitions: Bridge, Chess, Go, Draughts, and Xiangqi (Chinese Chess). Philippines will be participating in chess discipline. And don't let your eyes deceived you. Despite the absence of our other top players who were Dresden bound, the list below is still pretty competitive. We're still a dark horse here in Asia. Best wishes everyone!
Note: some of the ratings we provided for each of our players is their projected October 1 FIDE ratings.
Philippine Team Members
GM MARK PARAGUA (2526)
IM ROLANDO NOLTE (2489)
IM JULIO CATALINO SADORRA (2431)
IM CHITO GARMA (still clarifying)
NM LEONARDO CARLOS (still clarifying)
CRISTINE ROSE MARIANO
KIMBERLY JANE CUNANAN
JAN JODILYN FRONDA
RIDA JANE YOUNG
- World Mind Games Official Website
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