Final Standings: (Single Round-Robin Format, Three Minutes plus two seconds increment, Blitz)
FORMER Rizal Technological University (RTU) mainstay National Master Julius Sinangote flashed his old deadly form winning the prestigious National Master Engineer Robert Arellano Chess Cup last Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the famous Chess Training headquarters in Asinas Street, San Juan.
Sinangote, showed his mastery in three miinutes plus two seconds increment, Blitz format garnered a total of 15 points output enroute the coveted title backed up by Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia-based National Master Engineer Robert Arellano in this one-day event, using Single Round Robin Format.
John Lee settled second place with 14.5 points followed by National Master Ali Branzuela who notch 13.0 points for third place.
Rounding up to the top ten place are 4th place Paul Anthony Sanchez (12.0 points), 5th place Ricardo Jimenez (11.5 points), 6th place Genghis Imperial (11.0 points), 7th place Reggie Mel Santiago (8.0 points), 9th place Marc Simborio (7.0 points) and 10th place Mark Russel Salera (6.0 points).
Meanwhile, according to National Master Engineer Robert Arellano , he support the chess activities in Chess Training headquarters as part of chess camaraderie of the chess players.
He also pointed out our untitled players or non-master chess players have a chance to play with our chess masters. Grandmaster-elect Ronald Dableo and Woman National Master Christy Lamiel Bernales already joined in the past tournaments at Chess Training headquarters .