Ten-year old chess whiz Hayden Angelo Capito ruled the elementary division of the North Private Schools Association of Caloocan (NPSAC) held recently at Robinson’s Novaliches on Thursday.
Adam Buenaobra of Escuela de Sophie of Caloocan Inc. (EDSI) placed second with four points, while Academy of St. Andrews of Caloocan bet Rein Nieto is at third with 3.5 points.
In the girls side, Jang Lee Da of EDSCI had a superior tiebreak score to grab first place in the elementary girls, with Isha Elijah Malonda of YASC and Yshin Pablo of Henry Gusse Christian School Inc. (HGSCI) settling for second and third, respectively. All three had four points after five rounds.
All top ten players in each division received medals, while the top two medalists in the four divisions will represent Caloocan in the upcoming city meet.-Marlon Bernardino-