Chess

WOMAN NATIONAL MASTER (WNM) Christy Lamiel Bernales proved unstoppable to lead Team Hermida into a victory with a masterful conquest over Woman Fide Master (WFM) Cherry Ann Mejia, 2-1, in an armageddon tie-break and Woman International Master (WIM) Bernadette Galas, 2-0, of Team Orbe, respectively on Saturday, April 21, 2018, in the five minutes, five second delay, Blitz time control format dubbed as Rage of Angels Part II, broadcasted live worldwide through the YouTube and Facebook channel of the National Chess Federation of the Philippines.

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MAGKASALO sa unahang puwesto sina Super GM Wesley So (Elo 2786) , Super GM Samuel Shankland (Elo 2671) at Super GM Varuzhan Akobian (Elo 2647) na nakalikom ng tig 3.0 puntos matapos ang Round 4 habang si World Championship Challenger Super GM Fabiano Caruana (Elo 2804) ay nasa solong ika-4 na puwesto na may 2.5 puntos sa patuloy na idinaraos na 2018 US Championship na ginanap sa Saint Louis Chess & Scholastic Chess Club sa St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Linggo ng umaga.

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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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