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Wilde Blu Junior Team will compete in the upcoming Makati Pool Players Association (MAPPA) Predator-Volturi 10-Ball Cup 2019 slated on July 19, 20 and 21 at the AMF-Puyat Superbowl and Billiards Center, Makati Cinema Square in Makati City.

More than P250,000 in cash and prizes at stake in this 10-ball event according to world renowed blogger Leslie "Anitokid" Mapugay, director of the organizing Makati Pool Players Association (MAPPA) headed by it's president Arvin Arceo.

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by Marlon Bernardino
History remembers the war, not the caliber of guns nor the brand of ammos. A similar standard applies in billiards where people remember the exploits of their heroes, not the tools of their craft.

Fans can talk about the greatness of Efren “Bata” Reyes, his impeccable shot-making and high game IQ. They can do analysis of Jeffrey “The Bull” De Luna’s deep run at this year’s U.S. Open and break down his superb breaking game. But only a handful can talk about the cue sticks used by the top pool players.

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ARENA GRANDMASTER (AGM) and Fide Master (FM) Robert Suelo Jr. ended his medal drought in the Team Competition after claiming the gold on board one in the Tatluhan Open Chess Team Tournament was held at the third floor League One Southgate Mall (formerly Alphaland Southgate Mall), near MRT Magallanes Station, Edsa, Makati City on Sunday.

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by Marlon Bernardino
History remembers the war, not the caliber of guns nor the brand of ammos. A similar standard applies in billiards where people remember the exploits of their heroes, not the tools of their craft.

Fans can talk about the greatness of Efren “Bata” Reyes, his impeccable shot-making and high game IQ. They can do analysis of Jeffrey “The Bull” De Luna’s deep run at this year’s U.S. Open and break down his superb breaking game. But only a handful can talk about the cue sticks used by the top pool players.

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National Master Cesar Caturla won the first gold medal for the Philippines in the 20th Asean + Age Group Chess Championships 2019 at the Golden Mandalay Hotel and Hotel Hazel in Mandalay City, Myanmar on Saturday.

Caturla, a member of the Philippine Chess Team in the 22nd Chess Olympiad, held in Haifa, Israel in 1976 was undefeated in eight games, good enough to secure the top honors in the Senior 65 years old and above of the Standard Nine Round Swiss Tournament.

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Arnel Beltran Del Rosario, chairman/ president of Del Rosario Christian Institute Foundation Inc. congratulated a nine-year-old General Trias chess wizards for bringing honor to the school and to the country in the field of sports.

The girl, Bonjoure Fille Suyamin, a grade 4 pupil of Del Rosario Christian Institute in General Trias City, Cavite, won three silver medal in the girls under 10 division of the 9-day 20th ASEAN Age Group Chess Championships 2019.

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GRANDMASTER Rogelio "Joey" Antonio Jr. downed Fide Master David Elorta,4-3, to win their match-up in the Rapid Chess Face Off on Saturday at the third floor League One Southgate Mall (formerly Alphaland Southgate Mall), near MRT Magallanes Station, Edsa, Makati City.

Actually the 13-times national open champion Antonio took a 3.5-0.5 commanding lead before Elorta rally and close the gap at 3-5-2.5. Antonio held Elorta into a fighting draw to win the match at 4-3 count.

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