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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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Torre lauds Pinoy chessers

By Rey Bancod Chess legend Eugene Torre yesterday paid tribute to the overall performance of the Philippine team despite a 3-1 defeat to Southeast Asian rival Vietnam in the 43rd World Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia Friday.

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Chess Olympiad: PH topples Equador

By Rey Bancod The Philippines struck on the lower boards to whip Ecuador, 3-1, Thursday and climbed into a share of 13th place going into the final round of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia.

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  By Rey Bancod   The Philippines crashed into the Top 20 following a narrow 2.5-1.5 victory over Zambia Wednesday in the ninth round of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia. It was the fourth straight triumph for the Filipinos who had fallen to as low as 101st place following three straight losses […]

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  By REY BANCOD   The men rose and the women fell in the eighth round of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia Tuesday. The Filipinos streaked to their third straight win in the Open division at the expense of Uruguay, 3-1, but suffered their second straight loss in the women’s section against […]

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