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Top Chinese chessers due for Asian tourney

Top players from 16 countries, including China, India and Iran, will compete in the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships (2nd Manny Pacquiao Cup) scheduled Dec. 9-19 at the Tiara Hotel in Makati City.

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Top GMs compete in Asian chess tournament

A total of 16 countries including top Grandmasters from China, India and Iran will compete in the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships (2nd Manny Pacquiao Cup) scheduled Dec. 9-19 at the Tiara Hotel in Makati City. China’s GMs Wang Hao (2730), Wei Yi (2728) and Ni Hua (2683), Iran’s GM Parham Maghsoodloo (2689), and India’s […]

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Carlsen,  Caruana still tied

The second round of the 2018 World Chess Championship in London between three-time defending champion Magnus Carlsen and American Fabiano Caruana ended in a draw on Saturday.

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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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