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De Guzman is PH’s top performer

De Guzman is PH’s top performer

    International Master Ricky de Guzman emerged as the country’s best performer in the Open section of the just-ended 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships yesterday at the Tiara Hotel in Makati. De Guzman, 57, drew his last two assignments to finish in 23rd place with 5 points after nine rounds. He halved the point […]

PH chesser downs Indon foe

By Rey Bancod International Master Ricky de Guzman continued to turn back the hands of time with a victory Sunday to raise his output to 4 points after seven rounds of the 17th Asian Continental Chess championships at the Tiara Hotel in Makati. The 57-year-old former Asian junior champion, playing white, scored his third victory […]

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De Guzman draws with ex-world women’s champ

International Master Ricky de Guzman battled former world women’s champion Grandmaster Tan Zhongyi of China to a draw Saturday, but stayed in the middle pack of the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships at the Tiara Oriental Hotel in Makati.

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Indian GM seizes lead

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Indian GM seizes lead

By Rey Bancod Grandmaster Surya Shekhar Ganguly of India seized the solo lead halfway through the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships Friday following a victory over compatriot S.P. Sethuraman at the Tiara Oriental Hotel in Makati. Ganguly now has 4.5 points, half-a-point ahead of Wei Yi who drew with fellow Chinese GM Ni Hua in […]

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Pinoy chesser topples rival

By Rey Bancod International Master Ricky de Guzman, hoping to revive his career at the age of 51, provided one of few Filipino victories Thursday in the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships at the Tiara Hotel in Makati. The 1981 Asian junior champion, who lived many years in the United States before his return, toppled […]

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PH chesser stuns foe

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PH chesser stuns foe

By Rey Bancod Little-known International Master Roderick Nava kept the Philippine flag afloat with his second straight win Wednesday in the 69th Asian Continental Chess Championships presented by San Miguel Corp. at the Tiara Hotel in Makati. The 33-year-old Nava defeated IM Novendra Priasmoro to move into a tie for 13th place with 2 points, […]

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