by Marlon Bernardino-
THE 1st MSI Konstruct Cup Team Tournament Apatan 2100 and below Chess Team Tournament will start off on March 31, 2019 at the third floor of Alphaland Southgate Mall, Edsa Magallanes in Makati City.
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
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.
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.
PHILIPPINE chess wizard and wunderkind Jasper Concepcion Faeldonia is vying for the Fide Master Camilo Pangan Birthday Chess Invitational Tournament on Sunday January 13 ,2019 at the Panciteria ni Tess (Old Bus Terminal) Lane 12 in Araneta Center Cubao Quezon City in front of Shopwise Mall and Close to Ali Mall.
“The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.”
“It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.” – Pope John XXIII
NEW YORK CITY – Carmen’s search for her biological father began when she was eight years old.
“That was the age when my life started to become hell,” Carmen, who turned 65 last October 27, hissed.
Carmen was eight when her mother, Diosdada, married Arnulfo in Jamindan, Capiz.Read more ...
EVER heard of the apocryphal story of how a frog reacts when dumped into a pot of boiling water vs dumped in a pot of simmering water that is slowly brought to a boil?
This story is often told to demonstrate how change that slowly creeps around us (the simmering water brought to a boil) could catch us unawares and end up turning us into cooked frogs.Read more ...
Jakarta—For Ernest John Obiena, the seven-month rehabilitation period and the intense training that came after, all come down to this — the Asian Games.
Obiena, fully healed from a torn ACL injury he sustained prior to the 2017 Southeast Asian Games, will be hoping to duplicate or surpass his 5.6 meters in the pole vault competitions of the Asian Games here today (Wednesday).Read more ...
“Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.”
NEW YORK CITY -- From the Iloilo Provincial Capitol where the trial courts were located before the construction of the Iloilo Hall of Justice on Bonifacio Drive, City Proper sometime in August 1990, a human rights lawyer from San Joaquin, Iloilo requested me to escort him to his office located in the YMCA building on Iznart St. which is five minutes away by walk.Read more ...
By Michael Angelo S. Murillo
ITS second game against Australia in the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers does not come until after its match against Chinese Taipei on Friday but Gilas Pilipinas has its sights on the Boomers, vowing to give the latter a better showing when they next meet.Read more ...