Chess

PH chess wizards Oshrie Jhames Reyes, had a good start in the 20th Asean + Age Group Chess Championships 2019 on Monday at the Golden Mandalay Hotel and Hotel Hazel in Mandalay City, Myanmar.

The Grade 3 pupil of GNC Montessori in Guagua, Pampanga show his mastery in the opening when he checkmated Vietnamese Nguyen Xuan An after 42 moves of French defense, Euwe variation using the white pieces in the Under 8 Open division of the Standard chess competition.

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JEREMY MARTICIO, a grade 8 pupil of Pulo National High School in Cabuyao City, Laguna dominated the Fide-Rated 2nd Meralco Youth Rapid Chess tourney last Sunday, June 9 at the Multi-Purpose hall, Meralco compound, Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City.

The 13-years-old Jeremy, whose stint here is being supported by Mayor Mel Gecolea, Dr. Fred Paez, Jolly Smile Dental Clinic and Cabuyao City Chess Club, collected 7.5 points on seven wins and one draw to enroute the Under 14 kiddies chess crown plus the top purse of P4,000 and a trophy.

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SEVEN-times Philippine Executive Grandprix Champion Dr. Jenny Mayor and Jolly Smile Top Honcho Dr. Alfred Paez will spearhead a strong executive cast clashing in the 2019 Lifecore Enterprises National Executive Chess Championships set September 14, 2019, Saturday at the Nuciti Central Mall, Calapan City, Oriental, Mindoro.

Mayor and Paez, both top players of the star-studded National University chess team.

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It might be too early to tell, but several fans are saying this young chess wizards is going to be the next Eugene Torre.

At 7, Oshrie Jhames Reyes of Dila Dila, Santa Rita, Pampanga has won in the Central Zone Athletic Academic Meet ( CZAAM ) and INC Unity Games 2019, Inter locals & District. His other achievements are 2nd place in the 1st kiddies tournament of Golden Moves Chess Club, 4th place in the National Age Group Grand Finals and 5th place in the National Youth &School Championship Luzon leg.

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PH young cue artist Bernie Regalario will be the man to beat in the Wilde Blu 9-ball and 10-ball Challenge, winner-take all tournament set this weekend at the Ding's Billiards in Tandang Sora, Quezon City.

The Wilde Blu 9-ball Challenge, winner-take all tournament on Saturday followed by Wilde 10 -ball Challenge, winner-take all tournament on Sunday.

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by Marlon Bernardino
Final Standings: (Seven Round Swiss-System, 76 player's field)
6.0 points---Angele Tenshi Biete, Jeremy Marticio
5.5 points--- Ritchie James Abeleda, Franchesca Largo, Karlycris Clarito Jr., Ma. Elayza Villa
5.0 points---Mark John Baliwang, Janmyl Dilan Tisado, Bonjoure Fille Suyamin, Mar Aviel Carredo, Ivan Gelua, Gladimir Chester Romero, Cyrus James Damiray, Mark Joseph Barbosa, Jersey Marticio
4.5 points---WFM Antonella Berthe Racasa, Rey Julius Taguba, John Matthew Alvarado, Jean Antonette Brade, Ghynard Rafael Catel

Angele Tenshi Biete, an incoming grade 8 pupil of De La Salle Santiago Zobel School, won the Open Kitchen Kiddies 14 Years old and be

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Standings after Round 6: (12 player's field, Single Round-Robin Format)

5.0 points---IM Angelo Young, Edgar "Bote" Bautista
4.0 points---FM Adrian Pacis, Eduardo Tungia, Jun Isaac
3.5 points---Agripino Camposano, NM Efren Bagamasbad
2.5 points---Felix Duterte
2.0 points---Eduardo Madrid
1.5 points---NM Allan Sasot
1.0 point--- Vic Alfaro
0.0---WCM Imelda Flores

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