Chess

NAKOPO nina National Chess Federation of the Philippines executive director Red Dumuk, Audit Manager Diwa Learning Systems Inc. Ricky Navalta, Laguna Chess Association head Dr. Alfredo "Fred" Paez at Cebuano and Cebuano Jojo Lumbania ang FIDE International Organizer title matapos makapasa sa FIDE International Organizer Seminars and Examination test na ginanap sa Tagaytay International Convention Center nitong Linggo kasabay ng pagdaraos ng 9th Asian Seniors Chess Championships.

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Final Standings:
(Kiddies Open U-14)
5 points---Jasper Faeldonia
4.5 points---Angele Tenshi Biete
4 points---Jerome Adrian Aragones, Jeremy Marticio, Clark Kaeron Kwan, Criswen Falamig, Jerlyn Mae San Siego
3.5 points---Cyrus James Damiray, Yana Emilou de Vera, Jersey Marticio
(Kiddies U-10)
5 points---Jerick Faeldonia
4.5 points---Ira Jell Hamelarin
4 points---Tyrhone James Tabernilla, Renz Martin Alcaide, Raiden Seed Ibarde
3.5 points---Irish Nicole Caspe, Pinky Cabrera, Raymond Marasigan

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MANILA---Filipina chess Woman Fide Master Antonella Berthe "Tonelle" Murillo Racasa (Elo 1342) bounced back from a fifth round setback by downing two time Olympian nemesis Monaco's Fiorina Berezovsky (1492) in 57 moves of a Sicilian Dragon variation in the World Cadets Chess Championships yesterday being held in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain.

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Standings after round 8: (Standard competition)
7.0 points---IM Chito Garma (Philippines)
6.5 points---IM Petronio Roca (Philippines)
6.0 points---GM Eugene Torre (Philippines)
5.5 points---IM Angelo Young (Philippines)
5.0 points---NM Cesar Caturla (Philippines), FM Oleg Rinas (Kazakshtan), AGM Angelito Camer (Australia), NM Roulzon Roullo (Philippines), NM Rosendo Bandal Jr. (Philippines), IM Aitkazy Baimurzkin (Kazakhstan)
4.5 points---NM Stewart Manaog (Philippines), NM Carlo Lorena (Philippines), Kuanishbek Jumadullayev (Kazakhstan)

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Standings after round 5: (Standard competition)
4.5 points---IM Chito Garma (Philippines), NM Cesar Caturla (Philippines)
4.0 points---IM Petronio Roca (Philippines)
3.5 points---GM Eugene Torre (Philippines), NM Carlo Lorena (Philippines), IM Angelo Young (Philippines), NM Roulzon Roullo (Philippines), FM Rinas Oleg (Kazakshtan)
3.0 points---FM Adrian Ros Pacis (Philippines), FM Syarif Mahmud (Indonesia), Than Khin (Myanmar)

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General Trias City---Colegio de San Francisco OIC (Officer In Charge) Mimie Alcantara on Tuesday greeted the Philippine athletes who showcased their talents and bagged medals.

Jeanelle Cabatian and Paolo Estavillo, both members of the Philippine Youth team from General Trias City who won 4 golds and 2 silver medals in Pattaya, Thailand recently.

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Country's youngest Woman Fide Master (WFM) Antonella Berthe "Tonelle" Murillo Racasa rebounded from an back-back loses to whip Aji Susanmaria of Ireland in the World Cadets Chess Championships yesterday in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain.

The 11-years-old Racasa, the top player of Mandaluyong City who holds an Elo rating of 1342 won after 32 moves of London System Opening.

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ISA lamang ang nasa isipan ni Philippine executive champion lawyer Cliburn Anthony Orbe ng Alphaland Corporation na makaganti sa pakikipagtagisan ng talino kontra kay Laurence Wilfred “Larry” Dumadag ng United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) sa pagdaraos ng Moulded Mind Chess Club ang tinampukang Friendly Match-Up gets ngaun Linggo sa City Mall Anabu sa Imus City, Cavite.

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