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Batislaong, Lumangtad bag Philippine National Secondary Online Rapid chess crowns

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA—Knarf Lawrence Batislaong (in photo) emerged solo champion in the Boys category while Aliyah Lumangtad bested Mary Joy Asis Tan by tie break to capture the Girls crown in the just ended Manny V. Pangilinan Sports Foundation Secondary Online Rapid Chess Championship 2021 Palarong Pambansa Continuity Plan Pilot Event virtually held at … Continue reading Batislaong, Lumangtad bag Philippine National Secondary Online Rapid chess crowns

NM Ivan Travis Cu wins Chess Palace Philippines Under-12 Chess Championship

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA—National Master Ivan Travis Cu of San Juan City ruled the Chess Palace Philippines Age-Group Chess Championships Under-12 division nationwide online chess tournament via tornelo platform on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. The 12-year old Cu, a Grade 7 pupil of Xavier School in San Juan City came out on top with 6 … Continue reading NM Ivan Travis Cu wins Chess Palace Philippines Under-12 Chess Championship

San Juan Wins Professional Chess Association of the Philippines 3rd Conference

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

by Marlon Bernardino MANILA—San Juan Predators clinched the third Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) title after beating Iloilo Kisela Knights in their two-leg encounter, 19-2 (first set) and 11.5-9.5 (second set) in the grand finals on Saturday night,November 27, 2021 virtually held at chess.com platform. “The results belie the fierce competition that happened during this … Continue reading San Juan Wins Professional Chess Association of the Philippines 3rd Conference

Pishgam Novin 2 Wins Asian Academies Hybrid Chess Championship

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Pishgam Novin 1 of Iran held to a draw erstwhile solo leader Elegant International Chess Academy of Bangladesh to allow Pishgam Novin 2 to overtake and win the Asian Academies Hybrid Chess Championship held 20-27 November 2021 on Tornelo. Pishgam Novin 2 and Elegant International Chess Academy finished with identical 12 match points each but … Continue reading Pishgam Novin 2 Wins Asian Academies Hybrid Chess Championship

Asian Juniors and Girls Over-the-Board in Sri Lanka

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Asian Juniors and Girls Chess Championships 2021 shall mark a return to over-the-board tournaments. The Sri Lanka Chess Federation, on behalf of the Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, shall host the event from 16 December (arrival) to 24 December 2021 (departure) at the plush Citrus Hotel in Colombo. Direct FIDE titles and norms: GM/WGM … Continue reading Asian Juniors and Girls Over-the-Board in Sri Lanka

Elegant International Chess Academy Nears Title in Asian Academies Hybrid Chess Championship

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Elegant International Chess Academy outclassed Aden Chess Academy 3.5-0.5 in the penultimate round to near the title in the Asian Academies Hybrid Chess Championship on Tornelo. Pishgam Novin 2 beat Nur Sultan Chess Academy by similar score of 3.5-0.5 to remain within striking distance of the leader. In photo above are Pishgam Novin 2 … Continue reading Elegant International Chess Academy Nears Title in Asian Academies Hybrid Chess Championship

Ranindu and Susal Race for the Sri Lanka Online National Chess Championships 2021

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Ranindu Dilshan Liyanage of Ananda College (above left), Reigning National Chess Champions and Susal De Silva of Nalanda College (right) got into the Finals after they beat Isuru Alahakoon and CMS Praneith Kumara respectively yesterday. Ranindu beat Isuru 2-0 and Susal beat Praneith 2-0 convincingly at the Semifinals. Ranindu will meet Susal in the finals … Continue reading Ranindu and Susal Race for the Sri Lanka Online National Chess Championships 2021

Inaugural Sri Lanka Online Women’s National Chess Championship 2021

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

Probhodi Methma Wijesinghe (Sabaragamuwa University) and KM Sanudula Dahamdi ( Musaeus College) got into the Finals after they beat HMRMK Rathnayake (St. Joseph’s Balika Vidyalaya, Kegalle) and Chanindi Mewna Attanayake (Devi Balika Vidyalaya) convincingly at the Semifinals. Probhodi scored a full 2 points out of 2 while Sanudula had a win and a draw collecting … Continue reading Inaugural Sri Lanka Online Women’s National Chess Championship 2021

Elegant International Chess Academy Grabs Solo Lead in Asian Academies Hybrid Chess Championship

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

The Elegant International Chess Academy edged erstwhile co-leader National Chess Academy of Sri Lanka 2.5-1.5 to grab solo lead after 5 rounds of the Asian Academies Hybrid Chess Championship on Tornelo. Above are the Elegant International Chess Academy team, from left, Shadat Kibria Ayaan, WFM Noshin Anjum, Sakline Mostafa Sajid, IO, FA, WCM Mahmuda Hoque … Continue reading Elegant International Chess Academy Grabs Solo Lead in Asian Academies Hybrid Chess Championship

Iloilo Kisela Knights face San Juan Predators in Grand Finals of Professional Chess Association of the Philippines

- Abundo 01 Jan, 1970

MANILA, Philippines–The Iloilo Kisela Knights and the San Juan Predators are set to meet in the third conference of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) grand finals to be held virtually Saturday night, November 27, 2021 at chess.com platform. Southern Kings Iloilo, led by GM Rogelio “Joey” Antonio Jr., NM Karl Victor Ochoa, WFM … Continue reading Iloilo Kisela Knights face San Juan Predators in Grand Finals of Professional Chess Association of the Philippines