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Cantonjos tops MCC tourney

Aljie Cantonjos of Adamson topped the Metropolitan Chess Club (MCC) Fide-rated Standard below 2200 held over the weekend at the Starmall Edsa Shaw in Mandaluyong City.

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Bancod tops MCC tourney

Top seed International Master (IM) Ronald Bancod lived up to his billing as he ruled the Metropolitan Chess Club (MCC) Standard Chess Tournament held over the weekend at the Starmall Edsa Shaw in Mandaluyong City. Bancod, with highest NCFP rating of 2257, finished with six wins and one draw – against fellow IM Barlo Nadera […]

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MCC open set Jan. 26

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MCC open set Jan. 26

The Metropolitan Chess Club (MCC) will hold a standard open tournament on Jan. 26-27 at the Starmall Edsa Shaw in Mandaluyong City. The two-day event will apply the seven-round Swiss System using the time control of 40 minutes plus 20 seconds increment. At stake is a total pot of R25,000 with the champion pocketing the […]

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Garcia tops MCC rapid chess

Second seed International Master (IM) Jan Emmanuel Garcia ruled via tiebreak the first Metropolitan Chess Club (MCC) Rapid Chess Championships over the weekend at the Starmall Edsa Shaw in Mandaluyong City. Garcia (ELO 2404) actually tied for first place with No. 5 FM Mari Joseph Turqueza and No. 8 FM Austin Jacob Literatus with 6 […]

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De Guzman is PH’s top performer

    International Master Ricky de Guzman emerged as the country’s best performer in the Open section of the just-ended 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships yesterday at the Tiara Hotel in Makati. De Guzman, 57, drew his last two assignments to finish in 23rd place with 5 points after nine rounds. He halved the point […]

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PH chesser downs Indon foe

By Rey Bancod International Master Ricky de Guzman continued to turn back the hands of time with a victory Sunday to raise his output to 4 points after seven rounds of the 17th Asian Continental Chess championships at the Tiara Hotel in Makati. The 57-year-old former Asian junior champion, playing white, scored his third victory […]

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