THE Chess Arbiters Union of the Philippines (CAUP) will holds Chess Arbiters’ Seminar on April 10 to 12, 2019 at the Jade Hall, Xevera Complex, Mabalacat City, Pampanga.
ALWAYS relying on his vast experience, Filipino Belsar Valencia kept its winning streak, this time dominating the just concluded 2019 Edmonton Chess Championship last March 3 in Edmonton City, Alberta, Canada.
Valencia, who hails from La Union defeated Canadian Jeff Reeve, 22.214.171.124, in the finals, to enroute the Edmonton Chess Championship title for the third time. He earned the trophy with an undefeated record.
MVP Olympics PLDT Team Manager Martin "Binky" Gaticales remains on top in the over-all grand prix standings (Challenger's division) after accumulating 29 points in the 2nd leg of the Alphaland National Executive Grand Prix Active Chess Championships recently.
In solo second place is engineer Angel Tambong Jr. with 22 points and Atty. Rodrigo Aquino with 21 points in third.
Two-time Olympiad veteran International Master (IM) Chito Garma defeated Isagani "Fischer" Ramos to capture the title in the blitz five minutes play to finish time control mode, six player's field, double round-robin format Friday night, March 1, 2019 in Marikina City.
The former University of Manila (UM) stand-out Garma played aggressively to beat Ramos and win the match 2-0.
PH chess wizard Jerome Adrian Aragones of Bacoor City, Cavite, who became the Region IV- Calabarzon Champion after topping the Southern Tagalog Calabarzon Athletic Association (STACAA) Chess Tournament- Elementary Division held at the Santa Rosa Sports Complex, Santa Rosa City, Laguna last February 11 to 15, 2019.
AFTER winning the 1st Saint Anthony Development Chess Cup, PH chess wizard Alexandra Sydney Paez, a grade 9 student of Colegio de San Juan de Letran Calamba is vying for the 2019 National Age- Group Chess Championships- Luzon Leg will be held in Pacific Mall, Legazpi City on March 8 to 10, 2019.
FILIPINO Romie Lord "RL" Guerra continued his winning streak in the New Zealand as he emerged the overall champion in the Bay of Plenty Rapid Chess Championships 2019 last Saturday, February 23, 2019 held at the Masonic Centre Convention Center in Tauranga, New Zealand.
The 30-year-old Guerra who hails from Marikina Heights, Marikina City, collected 5.0 points to win the tournament.
“The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.”
“It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.” – Pope John XXIII
NEW YORK CITY – Carmen’s search for her biological father began when she was eight years old.
“That was the age when my life started to become hell,” Carmen, who turned 65 last October 27, hissed.
Carmen was eight when her mother, Diosdada, married Arnulfo in Jamindan, Capiz.Read more ...
EVER heard of the apocryphal story of how a frog reacts when dumped into a pot of boiling water vs dumped in a pot of simmering water that is slowly brought to a boil?
This story is often told to demonstrate how change that slowly creeps around us (the simmering water brought to a boil) could catch us unawares and end up turning us into cooked frogs.Read more ...
Jakarta—For Ernest John Obiena, the seven-month rehabilitation period and the intense training that came after, all come down to this — the Asian Games.
Obiena, fully healed from a torn ACL injury he sustained prior to the 2017 Southeast Asian Games, will be hoping to duplicate or surpass his 5.6 meters in the pole vault competitions of the Asian Games here today (Wednesday).Read more ...
“Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.”
NEW YORK CITY -- From the Iloilo Provincial Capitol where the trial courts were located before the construction of the Iloilo Hall of Justice on Bonifacio Drive, City Proper sometime in August 1990, a human rights lawyer from San Joaquin, Iloilo requested me to escort him to his office located in the YMCA building on Iznart St. which is five minutes away by walk.Read more ...
By Michael Angelo S. Murillo
ITS second game against Australia in the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers does not come until after its match against Chinese Taipei on Friday but Gilas Pilipinas has its sights on the Boomers, vowing to give the latter a better showing when they next meet.Read more ...