Chess

COUNTRY'S youngest Woman Fide Master (WFM) Antonella Berthe "Tonelle" Murillo Racasa left the country Thursday night aboard Qatar Airways hoping to put up a string of solid finishes for a shot at the tough and prestigious World Cadets Chess Championships.

A total of 106 players from 53 countries will take part from November 3 to 16, 2018 in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain in the Under 12 girls division.

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THE battle of wits unfurls Sunday, October 28, 2018 as the one-day 3rd Carlsen Kasparov Chess Club's Weekly Open Rapid Chess Tournament dubbed as Imus Open Rapid Chess Championship opens at nine a.m. at the City Mall along Aguinaldo Highway in Imus, Cavite.

The rapid event will feature two division tournament, an Open division and Kiddies under 12 and 1900 limit rating category.

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NATIONAL Council on Disability Affairs Board of Directors Member James Gumatao Infiesto, Davao del Norte Board Member Board member Alfredo "Fred" de Veyra, Commissioner at Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board Atty. Melzar Galicia and engineer Allan Diez will be under the microscope when they play against their Luzon and Visayas counterparts in the 2018 Alphaland National Executive Chess Championship which takes place on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Jardin de Roca Resort in Toril, Davao City.

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CUE Masters from around the country will take part in the Senator Emmanuel D. Pacquiao 40th Birthday 10-Ball Tournament on December 5 to 16, 2018 at the Verenza Mall in General Santos City.

According to tournament organizer Elman "Aries" Sacayanan, the 10-ball event will feature two division tournament, singles and doubles competition.

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THE Philippines won four gold medals and two silver medals at the Thailand Pattaya Youth Chess Championship 2018 held in Bay Beach Resort Pattaya, Banglamung, Chin Buried in Pattaya, Thailand on October 20 to 24, 2018.

Clark Jemuel Cabatian of General Trias City Chess Club and Gio Troy Ventura of Dasmariñas Chess Academy carried the good fight for Young PH woodpushers in the standard time control format.

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FILIPINO chess wizard Clark Jemuel Cabatian halved the point with Sasinat Tawankanjana of Thailand in the seventh round and made short work of Daniel Jueun Hyun of Korea in the eight and penultimate round to move closer to coveted title in the Thailand Pattaya Youth Chess Championship 2018 on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at the Bay Beach Resort Pattaya, Banglamung, Chin Buried, Thailand.

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GEROME GAMUAC continued his winning ways in the 7th annual J&P 10-Ball Cup Championships as he defeated Geona Kristine Gregorio, 7-3, at the Superbowl Makati Cinema Square in Makati City.

Gregorio is the finacee of International Billiards Champion and national team member Johann Chua.

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