Page 1 of 2by Marlon Bernardino
THE Philippines’ youngest Woman Fide Master (WFM) Antonella Berthe “Tonelle” Murillo Racasa (elo 1380), had a good start in the World Cadet Chess Championships being held at the Yujing Hotel in Weifang, Shandong, China on Wednesday.
The 12-year-old genius playing under the banner of Home School Global defeated Sophia Ziyan Zhao of the United States.
Racasa’s China trip is sponsored by Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) chair and CEO Andrea Domingo, D. Edgard Cabangon of ALC Group of companies, Mandaluyong City Mayor Menchie Abalos and Councilor Charisse Abalos.
She was also supported by Mr. Rogelio Lim of Boni Tower and Makati Medical Center President and Chief Executive Officer Rose Montenegro as she takes on Bayasgalan Khishigbaatar of Mongolia in the second round.-Marlon Bernardino-