Chess

DR. JENNY MAYOR reinforced his position as one of the Philippines’ top executive chess players when he ruled the Philippine Executive Chess Association (PECA) 4th leg Alphaland National Executives Chess Circuit Visayas Leg held at the Kubo Bar Garden and Restaurant in Kalibo, Aklan Saturday Night, April 28, 2018, broadcasted live worldwide through the YouTube and Facebook channel of the National Chess Federation of the Philippines.

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China is the defending champion in the Asian Universities Chess Championship scheduled May 26 to June 2 this year at the Tagaytay International Convention Center in Tagaytay City.

The Chinese Chess Association confirmed their participation with men’s and women’s teams even as local teams from the NCAA, UAAP and SCUAA were preparing for the challenge.

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FILIPINO Grandmaster (GM) Buenaventura "Bong" Villamayor beat Malaysian Woman Candidate Master (WCM) Jia-Tien Chua at the start of the 45th Selangor Open Chess Tournament 2018 held at the Grand Ballroom, 5th floor, Cititel Mid Valley Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Saturday.

The Singapore based Pinoy chess teacher Villamayor with an 2427 Elo rating, expertly handed the white pieces to outclass his lowerranked Malaysian rival who has an Elo rating of 1750.

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by Marlon Bernardino
ANG presensiya at paglahok nina Carlito Lavega ng Iloilo, Alfredo Acaling ng Negros Occidental, Leonardi Alidani ng Cebu at host Wilfredo Neri ng Aklan ang magbibigay ng dagdag attraksiyon at mas lalong maging mahigpitan ang tagisan ng isipan sa pagtulak ng Philippine Executive Chess Association (PECA) 4th leg Alphaland National Executives Chess Circuit Visayas Leg sa Kubo Bar Garden and Restaurant sa Kalibo, Aklan sa Sabado, Abril 28, 2018 dakong alas-10 ng umaga.

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by Marlon Bernardino
PINANGUNAHAN nina Atty. Cliburn Anthony A. Orbe, Atty. Genoroso "Gene" Turqueza at Atty. Florand Garcia ang mga naunang nagpatala sa pagtulak ng Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP)-Quezon City chess tournament sa Mayo 11, 2018 na gaganapin sa Function room ng Bacolod Chicken Inasal sa Quezon City Memorial Circle sa ganap na alas-dose ng tanghali.

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by Marlon Bernardino

NAGKAMPEON nag Far Eastern University (FEU) chess team sa katatapos na 6th Red Kings Chess Tournament na tinampukang Open Doubles Team Chess Championship na ginanap sa Multipurpose Hall, Meralco Fitness Center, Meralco Compound, Ortigas Avenue sa Pasig City, nitong weekend (Abril 22, 2018).
Ito ay isinahimpapawid ng live worldwide sa YouTube at Facebook channel ng National Chess Federation of the Philippines.

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by Marlon Bernardino
TINALO ni World Championships Challenger Super GM Fabiano Caruana (Elo 2804) kontra si Super GM Ray Robson (Elo 2660) matapos ang 40 moves ng Petroff defense para makaipon ng 4.0 puntos matapos ang Round 6 at magawang makisalo kay Super GM Wesley So (Elo 2786) sa pangkahalatang liderato sa patuloy na idinaraos na 2018 US Championship na ginanap sa Saint Louis Chess & Scholastic Chess Club sa St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Martes ng umaga.

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