Philippines, 24 Jan 2017
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Winchell Campos

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
List of Articles by Winchell Campos



Castaneda Creates Stir in US Extreme Memory Tourney

By Winchell Campos
PhilBoxing.com
28 Apr 2014

SAN DIEGO, CA--Unheralded Filipino Mark Castaneda showed class and potential by scoring a string of upsets and ended up in fourth place in the star-studded 1st Dart Extreme Memory Tournament Sunday here.

Himself a newly-normed grandmaster, Castaneda upset fourth seed Norwegian super-Grandmaster Ola Kare Risa in the quarterfinals, 4-1, but failed to sustain that momentum, as he faced stiff opposition from World No. 2 and super-GM Simon Reinhard of Germany in the semifinals and third seed and world champion Jonas von Essen in the fight for bronze.

Reinhard beat compatriot Johannes Mallow to win the $20,000 top prize and the coveted gold medal in this event participated in by amazing talents from all over the world. Two other Filipino GMs--Johann Randall Abrina and Erwin Balines--competed valiantly but lost in highly-comeptitive matches.

The amazing mind power of Reinhard was in full display as he demolished the top seed Mallow, needing only seconds to memorize a deck of cards, 60 random numbers, 50 random names and faces in less than a minute, as well as memorizing random words in their correct spelling and order, among other "tests" of mind memory skills.

The 12th seed Castaneda made heads turn when he pulled the rug from under Risa, 4-1. Risa is the holder of world records in recalling more than a thousand binary numbers within five minutes.

Castaneda, like many of the participants, needed mere seconds to reconstruct in succession a randomly-dealt deck of cards. Head coach Roberto Racasa commended his wards for giving a great fight throughout the two-day elimination and finals phase. "We should not be ashamed of what we achieved today. Mark's character got tested today as he faced the world's top four players yesterday and today. I think we did a great job."

The Mandaluyong City native Castaneda just could not get much headway against Reinhard, who was tremendously conditioned. "Babawi na lang next time. I learned a lot today," said Castaneda.

In the finals against Mallow, Reinhard was impeccable in reciting 15 spoken and random words and numbers, delivered in 15 seconds and putting binary combinations of coins on a checkered board.

The three Filipinos battled some of the best minds in the world including those from the United Kingdom, Wales, Sweden and Mongolia.


Back to Winchell Campos's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • DUNO TO FIGHT IN US FOR WBC YOUTH LIGHTWEIGHT CROWN
    By Lito delos Reyes, 23 Jan 2017
  • 4 CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SANMAN’S INAUGURAL BOXING CARD FOR 2017 AT SM GENSAN
    By , 23 Jan 2017
  • Team Donaire: Fighting together
    By Robbie Pangilinan, 23 Jan 2017
  • Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Q & A with Jeff Horn, Rumor Misleads Public & More
    By Don Smith, 22 Jan 2017
  • ZHANG BLITZES GRAHAM, WINS WBO ORIENTAL HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., 22 Jan 2017
  • Chael Sonnen -- 'I'll Knock Tito Ortiz's Big Head Into Retirement' (VIDEO)
    By , 22 Jan 2017
  • Who’s Next? 3 to be Aired on Sunday
    By , 21 Jan 2017
  • Reality check on Pacquiao’s next foe
    By Recah Trinidad, 21 Jan 2017
  • Carl Frampton vs. Leo Santa Cruz 2 & Dejan Zlaticanin vs. Mikey Garcia Media Conference Call
    By , 21 Jan 2017
  • LARA GENERATES IMPRESSIVE RATING ON SPIKE TV
    By , 21 Jan 2017
  • Amanda Nunes: I'm Rooting for Holly Holm ... So I Can Beat Her Ass (VIDEO)
    By , 21 Jan 2017
  • Lopez - Roman ShoBox: The New Generation weigh in video plus fighter interviews
    By , 21 Jan 2017
  • THREE WBO ORIENTAL BELTS AT STAKE IN SHIJIAZHUANG
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., 21 Jan 2017
  • Top Prospect Irvin Gonzalez remains perfect Stops Israel Rojas in second round
    By , 21 Jan 2017
  • Fight’s not over for Mel
    By Joaquin Henson, 20 Jan 2017
  • MMA Star Mayhem Miller's 'Golden Showers' Take Center Stage In Dom. Violence Case (VIDEO)
    By , 20 Jan 2017
  • TRAINER: JERUSALEM HAS MORE THAN EVEN CHANCE OF DETRHONING THAI CHAMP
    By Dong Secuya, 20 Jan 2017
  • Nietes, Melindo in world title bids
    By Joaquin Henson, 20 Jan 2017
  • DAVID LEMIEUX VS CURTIS STEVENS MONTREAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , 20 Jan 2017
  • Prioritizing Manny's agenda
    By Joaquin Henson, 20 Jan 2017





  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2017 philboxing.com.