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GM Joey Antonio Wins Bullet Championship on Lichess

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA, Philippines—Grandmaster Rogelio “Joey” Antonio Jr., a consistent winner of the online tournament, stamped his class again by topping the Run Sara Bullet Chess Championships Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at lichess.org. Antonio, a 13-time national champion and 10-time Chess Olympian and meriting him the moniker Ironman of Chess.com tallied 93 points to … Continue reading GM Joey Antonio Wins Bullet Championship on Lichess

Lloyd Rubio Powers Cavite Over Cebu in PCAP

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA, Philippines—Lloyd Rubio destroyed Ritchie Evardo to power Cavite Spartans to a 11-10 victory over Cebu City Machers in the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) dubbed as Grandmaster Wesley So Cup Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at chess.com platform. Rubio (Board 2), the pride of Rosario, Cavite, overpowered Evardo in 29 moves of … Continue reading Lloyd Rubio Powers Cavite Over Cebu in PCAP

IM Daniel Quizon Tops Online Chess Tilt

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA, Philippines—Dasmariñas City, Cavite bet International Master (IM) Daniel Quizon ruled the Rizaldy Galleros online bullet chess tournament last June 19, 2021 at lichess.org. Quizon, playing under the guidance of Dasmariñas City Rep. Elpidio “Pidi” Barzaga Jr. and national coach FIDE Master Roel Abelgas, finished with 111 points in 43 games for … Continue reading IM Daniel Quizon Tops Online Chess Tilt

Gabrielle Ordiz Nuqui to compete in the Grandfinals of National Age Group Chess Championships

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA, Philippines—Gabrielle Ordiz Nuqui of Barangay Mawaque in Mabalacat City, Pampanga will showcase his talent in the Grandfinals of the National Age Group Chess Championships to be held on June 26 to 30, 2021 at Tornelo platform. The 13 year old Nuqui, a grade 7 pupil of Mawaque High School in Mabalacat … Continue reading Gabrielle Ordiz Nuqui to compete in the Grandfinals of National Age Group Chess Championships

Fletch Archer Arado to Represent Philippines in 2021 Asian Schools

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA, Philippines—After finishing 3rd place in the recently concluded National Grand Finals of the Youth and Schools Hybrid Chess Championships, Arena Grandmaster (AGM) Fletch Archer Arado will prepare for a bigger stage when he will represent the Philippines, along with fellow winners, in the 2021 Asian Schools Chess Championship on July 29-31, … Continue reading Fletch Archer Arado to Represent Philippines in 2021 Asian Schools

Defending Champion Laguna Scores Twin Wins in PCAP

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA, Philippines—The defending champion Laguna Heroes once again showed dominance in Monday’s (June 21, 2021) match of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) in inter-division play on online tournament dubbed as Grandmaster Wesley So Cup after beating Cebu City Machers, 16-5, and Cordova Dutchess Dagami Warriors, 12.5-8.5, at chess.com platform. The … Continue reading Defending Champion Laguna Scores Twin Wins in PCAP

Dr. Hasan Tamini Elected President of Iranian Chess Federation

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Twice Member of Parliament Dr. Hasan Tamini has been elected president of the Iranian Chess Federation. Dr. Tamini  won over three other candidates with 26 out of 41 votes in the elections held June 2021. Asian Chess Federation President Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifah Al Nahyan sent congratulations to Dr. Tamini on his election as president. … Continue reading Dr. Hasan Tamini Elected President of Iranian Chess Federation

Join Workshop for Online Chess Tournaments

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

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IM Angelo Abundo Young wins BVP Santos Optical Chess Tournament

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA, Philippines—International Master Angelo Abundo Young won the BVP Santos Optical online chess tournament on Sunday, June 20, 2021 on lichess. Young finished with 108 points in 32 games for a win rate of 91 percent and performance rating of 2574 to win the event hosted by Dr. Bien Santos and organized … Continue reading IM Angelo Abundo Young wins BVP Santos Optical Chess Tournament

Shevchenko, Barcenilla, power Laguna past Camarines in PCAP

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA, Philippines—Sub-Import Ukrainian Grandmaster Kirill Shevchenko and 2-time Asian Junior Champion Rogelio “Banjo” Barcenilla Jr. powered the defending champion Laguna Heroes to a 12-9 victory over a GM Mark Paragua-led Camarines Soaring Eagle in the Inter-Division of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) dubbed as Grandmaster Wesley So Cup online … Continue reading Shevchenko, Barcenilla, power Laguna past Camarines in PCAP