Chess

FILIPINO chess wizard Clark Jemuel Cabatian halved the point with Sasinat Tawankanjana of Thailand in the seventh round and made short work of Daniel Jueun Hyun of Korea in the eight and penultimate round to move closer to coveted title in the Thailand Pattaya Youth Chess Championship 2018 on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at the Bay Beach Resort Pattaya, Banglamung, Chin Buried, Thailand.

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GEROME GAMUAC continued his winning ways in the 7th annual J&P 10-Ball Cup Championships as he defeated Geona Kristine Gregorio, 7-3, at the Superbowl Makati Cinema Square in Makati City.

Gregorio is the finacee of International Billiards Champion and national team member Johann Chua.

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FILIPINO whiz kid Gio Troy Ventura beat Thai Theewasu Siladaeng to share the lead in the sixth round of the Thailand Pattaya Youth Chess Championship 2018 on Monday at the Bay Beach Resort Pattaya, Banglamung, Chin Buried, Thailand.
The Dasmariñas City, Cavite bet Ventura hiked his total to 5.5 points in the Under 12 division, the same output of Arena International Master (AIM) Bhattacherjee Aayush of India, who downed Bonjoure Fille Suyamin of General Trias City, Cavite.

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For the first time since its inception in 2013, the Philippine Superliga will hold a collegiate conference called the Collegiate Grand Slam set to start on Nov.3 at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.

The new league was launched in a press conference held Thursday at the Club Filipino in San Juan City, attended by PSL officials headed by chairman Philip Ella Juico and several coaches and players from the participating schools.

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by Marlon Bernardino
THE Philippine National Police (PNP) chess team seeks revenge against the powerhouse of Philippine Army Chess Team when the AFP-PNP-PCG Olympics 2018 Chess Team Championships gets underway on Monday (October 22, 2018) at the PNP Sports Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City.
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FILIPINO Fide Master (FM) elect Rustum Tolentino makes his next stop in hunting his International Master (IM) title in the 10th Penang Heritage City International Chess Open 2018 on December 3 to 8, 2018 at the Red Rock Hotel in Penang, Malaysia.
The Cagayan de Oro City bet Tolentino is fresh from winning the Barroso Chess Cup 2018, NCFP rated event, Open rapid category last October 14, 2018 at the Bukidnon State University, Malaybalay City in Bukidnon.

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Final standings: (Seven Round Swiss-System)
(Elementary category)
6.5 points---Jea Pcholuo Abalo
6 points---Keith Adriane Ilar, James Ian Vega
5.5 points---Mae Geraldine Sabio
(High School and College category)
6.5 points---Clyde Harris Saraos
6 points---Ronald Canino, Aizel Jane Gicole
5.5 points---Christian James Aquino
(Open blitz category)
6 points---Jayson Salubre, NM Levi Mercado
5.5 points---Justin Gian Olivares, NM Rustum Tolentino, Mario Cagulada

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