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Fronda rules chess tourney

Fronda rules chess tourney

Woman International Master Jan Jodilyn Fronda downed Woman FIDE Master Allaney Jia Doroy in the 13th and final round to capture the 2019 National Women’s Chess Championship Grand Finals Standard Event crown at PACE headquarters in Quezon City on Wednesday. Fronda, 25, prevailed after 42 moves of a King’s Indian duel to finish with 9.5 points on […]

  FOUR players led by Eric Labog Jr. and Ma. Elayza Villa ruled their divisions in the seven-round rapid event of the 4th Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championships Wednesday in Bangkok, Thailand. Labog Jr. topped the premier 18-under class via tiebreak after finishing with identical six points with International Master Daniel Quizon. He had six wins and […]

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PH chesser shows way in Bangkok tourney

INTERNATIONAL Master downed FIDE Master Stephen Rome Pangilinan and seized the lead after three rounds in the rapid of premier 18-Under Open division of the 4th Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championships in Bangkok, Thailand on Wednesday. Quizon was battling against FM Alekhine Nouri in the fourth round at press time. Nouri drew with Mongolian Otgonbayar Chinguun to […]

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IM Quizon, WGM Frayna hold sway

Quizon, the youngest of all nine participants in the core team that survived the tough series of qualifying tournaments, downed FIDE Master Arden Reyes to continue to break away from the chase pack with 28 points after 45 rounds.

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Quizon leads Tempo chess winners

Quizon, the 15-year-old pride of Dasmariñas National High School, captured the Open college title with 6.5 points while San Diego of Dela Salle clinched the Women college crown with 6 points.

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Don’t be afraid of losing – Frayna

The 22-year-old Frayna, the country’s first WGM, urged the more than 300 participants to enjoy the process as it is the most crucial part of becoming the best of their chosen field.

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