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Pinay bets hold Brits to standoff

The Philippines continued its remarkable run in the women’s division, holding England to a draw, but suffered its third straight loss in the Open section in the fifth round of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia Friday

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NU, DLSU open title bids in UAAP chess

National University opens its bid for a fourth straight men’s championship, while De La Salle stakes its women’s title in the UAAP chess tournament today at the University of Santo Tomas’ Quadricentennial Pavilion.

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Miciano still in hunt for top 10 finish

  By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA   International Master John Marvin Miciano continued his resurgence, producing 1.5 points in the 7th and 8th rounds Wednesday in the Brugse Meesters 2018 chess tournament in Brugge, Belgiumon. Miciano first outplayed Sweden’s Joachim Bergre before halving the point with Singapore’s Advait Bagri to jump to13th to 27th places with 5.5 […]

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  By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA   International Master John Marvin Miciano revived his bid for a top 10 finish by pulling off back-to-back victories even as Grandmaster Jayson Gonzales remained within the striking distance after six rounds of the Brugse Meesters 2018 in Brugge, Belgium on Tuesday. Miciano dismantled Belgian rivals Guillaume Chauvon and Nando De Blende […]

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PH chessers bounce back

  By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA   Grandmaster Jayson Gonzales and Woman GM Janelle Frayna toppled separate rivals to join 12 others at 10th place after four rounds in the Brugse Meesters 2018 in Brugge, Belgium on Monday. Gonzales recovered from a crushing Round 3 loss to Scottish GM Matthew Turner by besting Woman International Master Tsveta […]

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  By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA   Grandmaster Jayson Gonzales kept his share for the early lead by downing Dutch Mart Nabuurs in the second round of the Brugse Meesters 2018 in Brugge, Belgium on Sunday. Gonzales’ win was a follow up to an equally impressive win over Italian Alessandro Altea. Woman Grandmaster Janelle Frayna, Gonzales’ pupil, […]

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