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
Manila, Philippines--- International Master (IM) Angelo Young kept the Filipino pride with his second-place finish in the GM/IM Norm Invitational Chess Tournament held last March 28, 2018 to April 4, 2018 at the Charlotte Chess Center and Scholastic Academy in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

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by Marlon Bernardino
PINAGHARIAN ni Lyceum of the Philippines University (LPU) Manila top gunner Jonathan Maca Jota ang katatapos na Knights of Columbus blitz chess tournament na ginanap sa Knights of Columbus Council 4288 sa compound ng Our Lady of Loreto Parish sa Sampaloc, Manila nitong Linggo.

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