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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
PHL THAI BASED WHIZ KID TO COMPETE IN US CHESS CIRCUIT
14 Feb 2014
MANILA, Philippines -- A six year old Filipino, Thailand based whiz kid James Henry Cabalu Calacday is fresh from winning 2nd place finish in U-8 category of 6th IWICA youth Chess championship last February 8 in Bangkok, Thailand.
James Henry is now in a rigid training with National Masters Ryan
CALVELO WINS MALAYSIA CHESS TOURNAMENT
04 Feb 2014
MANILA, Philippines -- Jelvis Arandela Calvelo reinforced his position as one of the Philippines’ top non-master players when he ruled the Air Tawar Rapid Chess Championship dubbed as Melaka Chess Open last January 25 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Calvelo, a native of Dasmarinas City, Cavite defeat
Dennis Orcollo bags 1st Master of the Table Crown
03 Feb 2014
MANILA, Philippines – Filipino Dennis "Robocop" Orcollo continued to bring in the big bucks as he won this year’s Master of the Table Crown in the 16th Annual Derby City Classic just ended yesterday at the Horseshoe Southe
Rey Loreto is ready for his first world title clash at Saturday's Monte-Carlo Boxing Bonanza
31 Jan 2014
MANILA, Philippines -- Rey "The Hitman" Loreto, the 23-year-old talented pug from Davao City is gunning for the vacant International Boxing Organization (IBO) light flyweight opposite 31-year-old South African Nkosinathi Joyi dubbed as Monte-Carlo Boxing Bonanza at the Sporting Monte-Carlo on Satu