Chess

FILIPINO Romie Lord "RL" Guerra continued his winning streak in the New Zealand as he emerged the overall champion in the Bay of Plenty Rapid Chess Championships 2019 last Saturday, February 23, 2019 held at the Masonic Centre Convention Center in Tauranga, New Zealand.
The 30-year-old Guerra who hails from Marikina Heights, Marikina City, collected 5.0 points to win the tournament.

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Final Standings: (Six Round Swiss-system)

5.0 points---Dandel Fernandez
4.5 points---Horizon Villanueva, Wilhelm Joey Ardiente
4.0 points--- Nemesio Orlina III, NM Alfred Acaling III, Ernie Abanco, Eric Abanco
3.0 points---Martin Gaticales, Dr. Jenny Mayor, Lemon Magoliman, Jose Piff Caumban
2.5 points---John Franz de Asis, Patrick Panaligan, Emmanuel Asi

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CHESS takes center stage as the 2019 Philippine Executive Chess Association (PECA) National Executive Chess Championships (Western Visayas Qualifying leg) gets underway on Ferbruary 9, 2019 (Saturday), 8am at the SM Southpoint, SM City Iloilo, Benigno Avenue, Mandurriao in Iloilo City.

"The Tournament is open to all qualified members of PECA whose ages are 25 years-old and above." said seven-times Philippine Executive Champion Dr. Jenny Tarrosa Mayor.

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Tarrasch Knight Chess Club (Guadalupe Mall) top player Sherwin Tiu defeated former solo leader International Master Angelo Young, 1.5-0.5, in the final round to win the recent Fide Master Camilo Pangan Birthday Chess Invitational Tournament held at the Panciteria ni Tess, (Old Bus Terminal) Lane 12 at the Araneta Center in Cubao Quezon City in front of the Shopwise Mall and close to Ali Mall last Sunday, January 13, 2019.

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