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Pinoy chessers topple rivals

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Grandmaster Jayson Gonzales and International Master John Marvin Miciano toppled their respective rivals on Wednesday night to inch closer to the leaders after six rounds of the XX Obert Internacional Sant Marti 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. The 17-year-old Miciano dispatched Spaniard Daniel Navarro Lopez-Menchero in 64 moves of a King’s Indian Attack […]

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Gonzales wins, but Torre draws

By Kristel Satumbaga Grandmaster Eugene Torre drew his fifth-round assignment while Woman GM Janelle Frayna stumbled in the 41st Open International Barberela De Valles 2018 Chess Championships in Spain on Sunday. The 66-year-old Torre split the point with India’s Om Manish Kadam to slightly improve to 3.5 points at the crowded seventh place that also […]

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Pinoy chessers dominate ASEAN ‘blitz’ division

Woman FIDE Master Shania Mae Mendoza and Daniel Quizon topped their respective divisions as host Philippines ruled the blitz section of the ASEAN+ Age Group Chess Championships yesterday at the Royal Mandaya Hotel in Davao City.

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Pascua, Garcia to Chess Olympiad

International Masters Haridas Pascua and Jan Emmanuel Garcia booked spots to the national team that will see action in the World Chess Olympiad to be held in August in Batumi, Goergia.

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Asean chess age-group up

Olympiad veteran International Master Paulo Bersamina and reigning Asian Age Group champion and runner-up IM John Marvin Miciano and Daniel Quizon will spearhead the country’s bid in the premier under-20 division of the 19th ASEAN+ Age Group Chess Championship set June 19-28 at the Royal Mandaya Hotel in Davao City.

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Pascua seizes solo chess lead

International Master Haridas Pascua scored back-to-back wins and gained a share of the lead in the 10th and penultimate round of the “Road To Batumi” chess championships on Friday at the Alphaland Makati Place.

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