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Arca wins Battle of Sharp Kids Diamonds Arena Under-18 online chess tournament

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino. The Philippines’ youngest Arena Grandmaster Christian Gian Karlo Arca of Panabo City, Davao del Norte ruled the Battle of Sharp Kids Diamonds Arena Under-18 online chess tournament last Monday, February 22, 2021 at lichess.org. Arca, a grade six pupil (Neptune) of Panabo Central Elementary School, tallied a total of Arena 36 points … Continue reading Arca wins Battle of Sharp Kids Diamonds Arena Under-18 online chess tournament

Sri Lanka National Inter Club Chess Championship 2021

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The strongest Team Chess Event in Sri Lanka, the National Inter Club (Super League ) Chess Championship 2021 starts tomorrow. Five National Chess Champions, GC Anuruddha, Chamika Perera, Isuru Alahakoon, Minul Sanjula Doluweera and reigning National Chess Champion, Ranindu Dilsjhan Liyanage are confirmed to play while Sachini Ranasinghe and Gihansa Sarathchandra, two women’s National Chess … Continue reading Sri Lanka National Inter Club Chess Championship 2021

Laguna Heroes team beats Toledo City Trojans in Professional Chess Association of the Philippines

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino. Woman National Master Jean Karen Enriquez beat Jinky Catulay in 73 moves of a Scandinavian Defense to lead the Laguna Heroes to an 18-3 victory over Toledo City Trojans in the All Filipino Conference Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 on online tournament at the lichess … Continue reading Laguna Heroes team beats Toledo City Trojans in Professional Chess Association of the Philippines

Bayanihan Chess Club Match Up Series

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Christian Gian Karlo Arca of Panabo City, Davao del Norte bounced back and avenged his loss in an epic chess battle that took place Saturday, February 20, 2021 at lichess online platform dubbed as Bayanihan Chess Club Match Up series. Arca, a grade six pupil (Neptune) of Panabo Central Elementary School asserted his dominance over … Continue reading Bayanihan Chess Club Match Up Series

Sanudula Dahamdi Wins 2nd Sri Lanka Women’s Chess Grand Prix 2021

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Fourteen year old KM Sanudula Dahamdi of Musaeus College won the 2nd Sri Lanka Women’s Chess Grand Prix 2021 convincingly at the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka headquarters today. She led the event from the start and finished with 9 points out of possible 11 games. She strongly came up with a win in the … Continue reading Sanudula Dahamdi Wins 2nd Sri Lanka Women’s Chess Grand Prix 2021

Bharat Singh Felicitated

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

“Tamil Nadu is like a second home to me, I have played in Palani Tournament eleven times,” said Bharat Singh Chauhan while replying to felicitations in the function organised by Rotary Club of Chennai, Velachery at Hotel Raj Park in Chennai recently. While replying to felicitations, 1958-born Bharat Singh said Tamil Nadu has plenty of … Continue reading Bharat Singh Felicitated

Tamil Nadu Players Honoured By Bharat Singh

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

By Arvind Aaron. Grassroots Chess Promotions awarded twelve Tamil Nadu players who achieved accolades in the last two years. The function to honour them happened at Hotel Raj Park in Chennai’s busy Alwarpet area at a buffet dinner on February 17, 2021. Two of the twelve awardees became Grand Masters in these difficult Covid-19 times! … Continue reading Tamil Nadu Players Honoured By Bharat Singh

Al-Basher Buto wins 2nd Jessie Villasin Cup

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino Philippine chess wizard Al-Basher Buto pocketed top honors in the 2nd Jessie Villasin Cup online chess tournament held at the lichess platform on Saturday, February 20, 2021. The 11-year-old Buto, a grade five student of Faith Christian School in Cainta, Rizal collected six points on five wins and two draws to win … Continue reading Al-Basher Buto wins 2nd Jessie Villasin Cup

2nd Sri Lanka Youth Chess Grand Prix 2021

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka has decided to hold the 2nd Sri Lanka National under 14 years Chess Grand Prix from 11th to 21st March 2021 at CFSL HQ in Nugegoda. This is one of the leading Chess Events in Sri Lanka for the Youth Chess players in the country where only 12 top youth Chess players … Continue reading 2nd Sri Lanka Youth Chess Grand Prix 2021

Jasper Rom Tops Philippine Executive Chess Championship

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino. Engineer Jasper Rom of Cebu defeated Norman Jasper Montejo of Catbalogan, Samar in the final round then edged Engr. Lloyd Lanciola of San Dionisio, Iloilo on tiebreaks to snare the 2021 National Executive Chess Championship held on online tournament at the lichess.org on, Thursday, February 18, 2021. Rom, a member of the multi-titled … Continue reading Jasper Rom Tops Philippine Executive Chess Championship