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South Sudan determines team for 44th Chess Olympiad 2022

South Sudan determined the team for the upcoming 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 after the selection process which featured three tournaments.

More than 120 players took part in the first phase with the top 40 proceeding to the second stage. The second event determined 12 players who competed in the final 11 rounds round robin event for five seats in the South Sudan National Team. The 6th player will be the team’s captain.

The top seed of the last stage, Gong Thon Gong won the event scoring 8.5/11 points. Peter Majur Manyang was second with 8 points, Ajak Mach Duany claimed bronze with 7.5 points, while Rehan Deng Cypriano came fourth with 7 points. Madol Garang Panthoum and Manyok Chaderek tied for the fifth and last place in the National Team with 6.5 points, each, but both shall travel to India, one taking the role of the player, and another taking the role of the captain. (scroll down for final rankings)

 A number of countries already revealed the composition of their teams for Chennai, such as: Norway, Germany, Spain, Serbia, Monaco, KenyaIndiaUgandaSri LankaMalawi

Final rankings – South Sudan Olympiad Qualifiers Final phase:

1Gong Thon Gong 2159SSD8.5041.33.58.65
2Peter Majur Manyang 2023SSD8037.82.585
3Ajak Mach Duany 1888SSD7.503837.46
4Rehan Deng Cypriano 2109SSD7032275
5Madol Garang Panthoum 1851UGA6.5127.31.56.46
6Manyok Chaderek P 2020SSD6.50332.56.45
7Mabior Anyuat Mabior 2019SSD5025.8356
8Deng Ateny Riak Joseph 2023SSD4.511814.65
9Wech Adol Chol 1892SSD4.5020.814.66
10Deng Garang Wek 1986SSD4018.5146
11Yuot Mabut Deng Yal 2010SSD2.501312.66
12Chol Akoy  Aluong2050SSD1.504.7501.45


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