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Displaying articles 1 to 10.Paragua, Ondangan, Sevilla, Nouri shine in US chess tourneys
29 Jan 2015
Filipino chessers were recently named as most outstanding players in separate tournaments in the United States.
Grandmaster Mark Paragua won his fifth chess title in the Big Apple. He finished a tie for first with GM Michael Rohde after tallying 3.5 points apiece last January 25. He beat Joseph Z
FILIPINO GM WESLEY SO BAGS $100,000 FOR WINNING THE MILLIONAIRE CHESS OPEN IN LAS VEGAS
14 Oct 2014
THAILAND -- Filipino Grandmaster Wesley Barbasa So is the Millionaire Chess Open Champion.
He pocketed the $100,000 grand prize. He won it over fellow Webster University teammate American GM Ray Robson, 1.5-0.5, in the f
PHL LADY WOODPUSHERS TO COMPETE IN US CHESS CIRCUIT
10 Oct 2014
THAILAND-- A lady chesser ace Maria Ellaine Manalo Refugio is fresh from winning Chess4thai Main Event 2014 last August 31 at the Cha-Da Hotel here in Bangkok, Thailand.
She emerged overall top women player in this inter
GM Laylo ties for third in Hongkong chessfest
07 Oct 2014
7.5 points - GM Yu Ruiyuan (China), GM Zeng Chongsheng (China)
7.0 - Zhang Xiaopeng (China),GM Darwin Laylo (Philippines), IM Manuel Pena Gomez (Spain)
6.5 - IM Li Bo (China), FM Roel Abelgas (Philippines), IM Jia Haoxiang (China), WGM Soumya Swaminathan (India), FM Kongsee Uay
THREE FILIPINO WOODPUSHERS WIN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS IN THAILAND
01 Sep 2014
BANGKOK, THAILAND --- Conrado Diaz, 29, Cesar Apalla, 37, and Rommel Posadas, 34, won major international chess competitions in Thailand that attracted over 150 participants from seven different countries (Philippines, Thailand, Macedonia, India, China, Japan and Korea).
Diaz, a former Adamson Un
Philippine chess team off to a good start
04 Aug 2014
The Philippine men's and women's chess teams won their respective matches at the start of 41st World Chess Olympiad late Saturday in Tromso, Norway.
The 52nd seed Philippine men's team blasted No. 138 Afghanistan, 3.5-0.5, while the No. 43 Philippines women's team subdued No. 110 Palau, 4-0.
Salimbagat, Castro shine in US chess
29 Jul 2014
New York---Fide Master Rico Salimbagat, who hails from Tanauan, Batangas and who is now based in Queens, New York, emerged champion in the recently-concluded 13th Annual Manhattan Open Chess Tournament Under 2300 section last July 25 to 27, 2014 here at at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel.
PARAGUA, GUTIERREZ SHINE IN US CHESS TOURNEY
24 May 2014
NEW YORK -- Two Young Filipinos proved their mettle in the 64 square board when they were named as best outstanding chess players in the United States chess tournaments.
Gem Hanna Paragua, 16, and Dennis Gutierrez II
PINOY GM MARK PARAGUA IS BACK, TOPS MISSOURI OPEN CHESS
21 Mar 2014
4.0 points---GM Mark Paragua (Philippines), GM Fidel Corales Jimenez (Cuba), GM Benjamin Finegold (USA), GM Manuel Leon Hoyos (Mexico), IM Priyadharshan Kannappan (India)
3.5 points---Ruifeng Li (China), Iskan
New Pinoy Super Grandmaster: Julio Catalino Sadorra reaches historic Chess mark after winning US chess tournament
04 Mar 2014
MANILA, Philippines---United States based Grandmaster Julio Catalino Sadorra of the Philippines topped the 2014 Lone Star Open Chess Champion with an unbeaten record of four wins and a draw in five outings last February 21 to 23 at the Marriott North Greenspoint in Houston, Texas.
Sadorra, a mem