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All India Chess Federation Signs Historic Sponsorship Agreement with MPL Sports Foundation

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The All India Chess Federation (AICF) signed a historic agreement with MPL Foundation for a sponsorship amount of One Crore (around US$132,800) towards the sponsorships for Indian National Championships for the next five years with a 20% increase every year. The agreement comes soon after Indian women’s first ever  Silver Medal in the World Team … Continue reading All India Chess Federation Signs Historic Sponsorship Agreement with MPL Sports Foundation

Laguna beats Toledo in Professional Chess Association of the Philippines

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA—Grandmaster Rogelio “Banjo” Barcenilla Jr. defeated National Master Rommel Ganzon in their rapid duel to power Laguna to a 17-4 thrashing of Toledo in the third conference Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Wednesday, October 13, 2021 virtually held at Chess.com Platform. Barcenilla, who has topped the last two Battles of … Continue reading Laguna beats Toledo in Professional Chess Association of the Philippines

Pampanga Checkers beat Surigao Fianchetto Checkmates in PCAP

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA—The Pampanga Checkers defeated Surigao Fianchetto Checkmates, 12-9,  in the third conference Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Wednesday, October 13, 2021 virtually held at Chess.com Platform. In the first game, Pampanga edged Surigao, 4-3, in blitz on victories by Woman National Master Lexie Grace Hernandez (Board 3), National Master Louie … Continue reading Pampanga Checkers beat Surigao Fianchetto Checkmates in PCAP

Philippine Lichess Open Chess Tournament

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA—ALL systems go for the Mariz Manalo Open Chess Tournament via lichess.org on Sunday, October 17, 2021, 10 pm. The tournament will be played in a 2 hours Arena, one minute plus one second increment time control format with the winner taking home P2,000, second place P1,000 and third place P500. Category winners for … Continue reading Philippine Lichess Open Chess Tournament

Hangzhou 2022 Asian Para Games Qualification

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The 2022 Asian Para Games, also known as the IV Asian Para Games is a multi-sport event that parallels the 2022 Asian Games which will be held for Asian athletes with disability in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China from 9 to 15 October 2022. Hangzhou will be the second Chinese city to host the Asian Para Games, after Guangzhou in 2010.   Asian Chess … Continue reading Hangzhou 2022 Asian Para Games Qualification

Bulacan Governor Daniel R. Fernando 2nd Inter-Town Online Chess Tournament

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan—The Bulacan Governor Daniel R. Fernando 2nd Inter-Town Online Chess Tournament gets underway on November 20, 21, 27 and 28, 2021 virtually to be held at Tornelo Platform. According to tournament director Normel Benigno R. De Jesus,  the free registration with lots of cash prizes two weekend tournament is sponsored … Continue reading Bulacan Governor Daniel R. Fernando 2nd Inter-Town Online Chess Tournament

Pesandu, Senuja, Chanindi and Minethma win Gold in Sri Lanka Major Division

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

  Pesandu Rashmitha Liyanage (above left) of DS Senanayake College, Senuja Thimeth Alwela (above center) of Bandarawela Central College, Chanindi Mewna Attanayake (above right) of Devi Balika Vodyalaya and Minethma Lasandi Wickramasinghe (photo below) of Sujatha Vidyalaya were able to grab the Championships of Western 1 Open, North-Western Open, Western 2 Women’s and Southern Women’s … Continue reading Pesandu, Senuja, Chanindi and Minethma win Gold in Sri Lanka Major Division

Join Asian Club Cup Hybrid Chess Championship

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

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GMs Barcenilla, Gomez power Laguna past Lapu-Lapu in Professional Chess Association of the Phlippines

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA, Philippines—Grandmaster Rogelio “Banjo” Barcenilla Jr. destroyed National Master Edsel Montoya in their rapid duel to power Laguna to a 14.5-6.5 thrashing of Lapu-Lapu City in the third conference of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Wednesday, October 6, 2021 virtually held at Chess.com Platform. Barcenilla, who has topped the … Continue reading GMs Barcenilla, Gomez power Laguna past Lapu-Lapu in Professional Chess Association of the Phlippines