Laguna take on Antipolo in Northern Conference Division Quarterfinals

Laguna take on Antipolo in Northern Conference Division Quarterfinals

Laguna take on Antipolo in Northern Conference Division Quarterfinals

Laguna take on Antipolo in Northern Conference Division Quarterfinals

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Schedule Games on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 (Chess.com)


Northern Conference:
Division Quarterfinals
Laguna vs Antipolo
Manila vs Rizal
San Juan vs Pasig
Caloocan vs Cavite
Southern Conference:
Division Quarterfinals
Iloilo vs Cordova
Zamboanga vs Toledo
Camarines vs Mindoro
Negros vs Lapu-Lapu
Laguna Heroes shoots for the semis berth when it tangles with Antipolo Cobras on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at chess.com.
2-time Asian Junior Champion and Arizona, US based Grandmaster Rogelio "Banjo" Barcenilla Jr.will carry the good fight for the Laguna Heroes backed up by Greatech Philippines, Inc., SDC Global Choice, Jolly Smile Dental Clinic and Rotary Club of Nuvali.
“With the elims now over, our total concentration is on reaching the semis,” said Arena Grandmaster Dr. Alfredo "Fred" Paez, one of the four co-team owner of the Laguna Heroes that includes engr. Benjamin Dy, engr. Jonathan Mamaril and Mr. David Nithyananthan.
Completing the team are Fide Master Austin Jacob Literatus, Woman National Master Jean Karen Enriquez, Fide Master Jose Efren Bagamasbad, Grandmaster John Paul Gomez, Vince Angelo Medina, Kimuel Aaron Lorenzo and Candidate Master Arjie Bayangat.
It shall be recalled that Laguna defeated Antipolo, 14-7, in their first meeting last January 27, 2021. Laguna also beat Antipolo, 19-2, during their second encounter last March 13, 2021.
Laguna Heroes wrapped up the elimination round of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) All-Filipino tournament with a huge victory over Quezon City Simba's Tribe, 20-1, last Saturday, March 20, 2021. Laguna easily blasted Quezon City in blitz (6-1) and rapid (14-0).
"Our last match in the elimination round was still filled with tensions. It was truly important for the final ranking before the playoffs. I admire the decisiveness of the Laguna Heroes for scoring 20-1 against Quezon City. We are indeed lucky for being on top after 34 rounds." added Dr. Fred Paez, who is also the president of the Philippine Executive Chess Association.
The Laguna team which cruised to a 30-4 win loss card, the same output of San Juan and Iloilo.
However, Laguna became overall topnotcher with 509 points, besting San Juan’s 503.5 points and Iloilo’s 508 points.-Marlon Bernardino-
Photo shows 2-time Asian Junior Champion and Arizona, US based Grandmaster Rogelio "Banjo" Barcenilla Jr.
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Date Schedule
March 24, 2021 : Division QuarterFinals
March 27, 2021 : Division SemiFinals
March 31, 2021 : Division Finals
APRIL 3, 2021 : Grand Finals
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Results
Laguna vs Rizal, 17.5-3.5, January 16, 2021
Laguna vs San Juan, 9-12, January 20, 2021
Laguna vs Caloocan, 10-11, January 20, 2021
Laguna vs Cavite, 14-7, January 23, 2021
Laguna vs Olongapo, 18-3, January 23, 2021
Laguna vs Pasig, 12-9, January 27, 2021
Laguna vs Antipolo, 14-7, January 27, 2021
Laguna vs Cagayan, 17.5-3.5, January 30, 2021
Laguna vs Isabela, 11-10, January 30, 2021
Laguna vs Manila, 11.5-9.5, February 3, 2021
Laguna vs Quezon, 19-2, February 3, 2021
Laguna vs Cebu, 20-1, February 6, 2021
Laguna vs Cordova, 16-5, February 6, 2021
Laguna vs Iloilo, 8.5-12.5, February 10, 2021
Laguna vs Iriga, 17.5-3.5, February 10, 2021
Laguna vs Lapu-Lapu, 17-4, February 13, 2021
Laguna vs Mindoro, 16-5, February 13, 2021
Laguna vs Negros, 12.5-8.5, February 17, 2021
Laguna vs Palawan, 18-3, February 17, 2021
Laguna vs Surigao, 13-8, February 24, 2021
Laguna vs Toledo, 18-3, February 24, 2021
Laguna vs Zamboanga, 10.5-10.5 (armageddon 2-1), February 27, 2021
Laguna vs Camarines, 12.5-8.5, February 27, 2021
Laguna vs Rizal, 12.5-8.5, March 3, 2021
Laguna vs San Juan, 11-10, March 3, 2021
Laguna vs Caloocan, 7.5-13.5, March 6, 2021
Laguna vs Cavite, 17.5-3.5, March 6, 2021
Laguna vs Olongapo, 17-4, March 10, 2021
Laguna vs Pasig, 17-4, March 10, 2021
Laguna vs Antipolo, 19-2, March 13, 2021
Laguna vs Cagayan, 17.5-3.5, March 13, 2021
Laguna vs Isabela, 20-1, March 17, 2021
Laguna vs Manila, 17-4, March 17, 2021
Laguna vs Quezon, 20-1, March 20, 2021