Chess

MASISILAYAN ang ilan sa mga batikang manlalaro ng Cavite na kinabibilangan nina Erwin Calar, Eduardo Tungia at Lourecel Hernandez-Ecot sa pagtulak ng Canon Carlsen Kasparov Chess Club's Weekly Open Rapid Chess Tournament na tinampukang Imus Open Rapid Chess Championships sa darating na Linggo, Oktubre 14, 2018 na gaganapin sa City Mall sa Aguinaldo Highway, Imus, Cavite.

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GINO ANGELO Asuncion toppled Jerson Pantalita in a duel of fancied bets in the sixth and final round to capture the 19 years old and below crown while James Catayas bested Giant Luis Navalta in the tie break points to ruled the 11 years old and below in the just ended 2nd Dr. Marlonsky Youth Chess Cup Tournament was held at the Dr. Marlonsky Chess Center, Catalya Compound, Prk 5A, in front of Orchard Lane Homes (about minute walk from Buda National Highway); Km 20, Bgy. Los Amigos, Tugbok District in Davao City last Sunday, October 7, 2018.

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GRANDMASTER Darwin Laylo, National Master lawyer Bob Jones Liwagon and Kevin Arquero toppled their respective rivals as the Philippine Army carved out a 7.5-4.5 victory over the Philippine National Police in the third round of the AFP-PNP-PCG Olympics 2018 Chess Team Championships at the PNP Sports Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City on Monday, October 8, 2018.

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WOMAN Fide Master Shania Mae Mendoza (Elo 2113) and Woman International Master Bernadette Galas (2080) are giving their rivals a world-class fight in the fifth round of the ongoing 43rd Chess Olympiad late Friday at the Sports Place in Batumi, Georgia.

Mendoza, a mainstay of the star-studded Far Eastern University chess team toppled Woman Fide Master Louise Head (2161) in 35 moves of Slav defense on board three while Galas, a former top player of UAAP champion De La Salle University chess team, smashed Woman International Master Sue Maroroa (2112) in 43 moves of English Opening on board four.

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GRANDMASTER Julio Catalino Sadorra (ELO 2553) came up with a huge win with white, turning back Grandmaster Christopher Repka (2523) in 37 moves of a Slav defense to lead the Philippines to a 2.5-1.5 victory over No.48 Slovakia in the second round of the 43rd Chess Olympiad late Tuesday at the Sports Place in Batumi, Georgia.

It was a brilliant sacrificed of Sadorra in the eleven moves giving up knight for a pawn to launch a kings side attack and managed to get the opponent rook.

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