Page 1 of 2by Marlon Bernardino
International Master Paulo Bersamina settled for a draw with Grandmaster John Paul Gomez after 21 moves of Catalan Opening to create a three-way tie going to the last two rounds of the 2019 GM Rosendo Balinas Memorial Cup chess championship (Grand Finals) being held at the Activity Hall, Second Floor Alphaland Makati Place in Malugay Street, Makati City.
Antonio, our country's bet in this year's 2019 Bucharest, Romania World Seniors Chess Championship, defeated Kevin Mirano after 21 moves of French defense while Laylo outclassed National Master Carlo Magno Rosaupan after 30 moves of Kings Indian defense.
Rolly Parondo Jr. continued his impressive performance beating Michael Concio Jr. after 28 moves of Trompovsky Opening. Parondo now has 7.5 points, the same output of International Master Angelo Young and Sherwin Tiu. Young defeated Tiu after 35 movers of Pirc defense.