In fact, Wesley So did make it to the RP Olympiad side. In the play-off matches yesterday, the 12-year old held Rolando Nolte to a draw in the final round.
The Philippine mens team is as follows: Paragua, Torre, Antonio, Oliver Dimakiling, Darwin Laylo and Wesley So.
The Manila Bulletin quotes NCFP executive director, Sammy Estimo as saying, "This means that Philippine chess is moving ahead. We still have a lot of Paraguas and Sos waiting to be tapped".