Chess

At age 56, Rogelio "Joey" Antonio Jr. showed he is still among the country's best by beating fellow Grandmaster Darwin Laylo.

The 13-time Philippine Open champion toppled the 38-year old Laylo, 6.5-2.5, as two of the country's top chess grandmasters collided in the Philippine Chess Blitz Online Face Off Series dubbed as "The Fight for the Ages" last Sunday, April 15, 2018 and aired live over You Tube channel of the National Chess Federation of the Philippines.

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by Marlon Bernardino
Filipino Fide Master (FM) Nelson Villanueva, untitled Recarte Tiauson and International Master (IM) Emmanuel Senador finished in a tie for second place, while Uzbek Grandmaster (GM) Alexei Barsov took the championship at the Kejohanan Catur Terbuka Antarabangsa Langkawi 2018 Chess Championship held at the Myangkasa Akademi and Resort Langkawi in Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia on Sunday, April 15, 2018.

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by Marlon Bernardino
QUEZON CITY bet Jhulo Goloran toppled Puerto Princesa ace Mark Anthony Carganilla in the final round to win the 1st Don Casiguran and Friends Open Chess Cup held at the Senate Covered Court in Barangay 173, North Caloocan, Caloocan City on Saturday, April 14, 2018.

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