Originally Posted by PartyGirlUK
Eligibility was ELO of 2500 (maybe peak ELO of 2500?) or national champion. My guess is a poor East African country with a population of 850,000 doesn't have very many chess players. Hence a national champion with an ELO of 1400 or 1500 or whatever. There's no punchline.
That's crazy. Well, I guess he got some pretty invaluable experience in over the course of the tournament but still...no matter who/what the situation is, 0/15 is going to hurt a little.