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Garma, Roca still 1-2 in seniors chessfest

TAGAYTAY City – Two-time Olympian Chito Garma settled for a quick draw with IM Petronio Roca even as defending champion GM Eugene Torre bounced back into contention in the seventh round of the 9th Asian Seniors Chess Championship at the Tagaytay International Convention Center here Friday. Garma, who played white, and Roca split the point […]

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Garma outplays Torre

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Garma outplays Torre

TAGAYTAY City – Veteran IM Chito Garma achieved what many other local players failed to do – beat Asia’s first GM Eugene Torre. Garma, one of the country’s strongest players who never became a GM, pulled the rug from under Torre to share the lead with Haifa Olympiad veteran NM Cesar Caturla in the fifth […]

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Torre stays unbeaten in Asian chess tilt

TAGAYTAY CTY – Defending champion GM Eugene Torre made it three wins in a row by beating compatriot IM Angelo Young in the third round of the 9th Asian Seniors Chess Championships at the Tagaytay International Convention Center here Monday. Torre, who is hoping to make it back-to-back championships, played almost flawlessly with white to […]

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Torre defends Asian Seniors crown

The 9th Asian Seniors Chess Championship gets going today at the Tagaytay International Convention Center with defending champion GM Eugene Torre seeking to become the second back-to-back winner in nine years.

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Women’s chess needs regular tournaments

The lack of competitive tournaments took its toll on the campaign of the Philippine women’s team in the recent 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia. Grandmaster Coach Jayson Gonzales made the admission in the weekly Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum on Tuesday, lamenting that when the going finally got tough for Janelle Frayna and Co., […]

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Woodpushers harvest more gold for PH at Para Games

The Filipino Para Chess team handed the Philippines three more golds in the 2018 Asian Para Games currently being held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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