Philippines, 23 Jan 2018
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Marlon Bernardino

 
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 Marlon Bernardino



AL-BASHER "BASTY" BUTO TO LEAD PROVINCE OF RIZAL IN 2017 CLUSTER MEET CHESS TOURNEY

By Marlon Bernardino
PhilBoxing.com
08 Dec 2017

PHILIPPINE wunderkind seven year old Al Basher "Basty" Buto will lead a contingent of Province of Rizal when the 2017 Cluster Meet Chess Tournament for Elementary and High school divisions gets underway on Monday in Marikina City.

Buto will play the top board for the Province of Rizal in the elementary Boys division.

His board 2 team mate is Mark Joseph Barbosa, younger brother of grandmaster Oliver Barbosa.

Joining them were Cielo Hernandez and Irish Gelua in the Elementary Girls division; Kenneth Gelua and Chester Niel Reyes in the High School Boys division; Rohanisah Buto and Janna Ledj Barcenas in the High School Girls division.

Fondly called Basty in the chess world, Al Basher, a grade 2 pupil of Faith Christian School in Cainta, Rizal and a native of Marawi City is fresh from winning five golds and one silver medals in the 18th Association of Southeast Asian Nation Age Group Chess Championship held at the Grand Darul Makmur Hotel at the Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia from November 26 to December 3, 2017.

Team Philippines ended the supremacy of Vietnam in the Asean region winning the over-all championships with 83 golds, 37 silvers and 29 bronze medals.

“It was a great honor to go against the Asean best chess athletes in this Asean age group chess competition,” said Al Basher, playing under the guidance of sportsman Willy Felix with National Masters Rudy Ibanez and Romeo Alcodia, Fide Master Christopher Castellano and Candidate Master Henry Villanueva are part of the personal coach of Team Buto.

“Seeing them in action inspired me to train harder,” added national Boys 8 and under champion Buto who set his eyes to qualify in the 2018 edition of Asean Age Group, Asian Youth and World Cadet Championships.

Supporter of the Youth and Sportsman Casimiro "Yto" Ynares congratulates Al-Basher (Buto) for winning once again the Asean Age Group Chess Championship.

"You are an exemplary Filipino who is determined to go against all odds to bring honor to your country. May your tribe increase as we prove to the world the real worth of a Filipino as our President would take pride in... our country that continues to surmount adversities to make it to investment grade level. You make us proud, Al-Basher."

National Chess Federation of the Philippines vice president Atty. Cliburn Anthony A. Orbe said the success of the young athletes once again proved chess's lofty record as certified achiever.

"Today our kids dominate Asean Chess, but I believe that we can excel even in the world stage. As our kids reap success in the Asean theatre, it is time for us parents and leaders to dream bigger dreams. My dream is for the Philippines to be as strong as China and India in Chess. Together we can make it happen," said Philippine executive champion Atty. Cliburn Anthony A. Orbe.

Participating in the competition are representative from Philippines, China, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia and the Philippines.

Head of delegation is NCFP executive director Red Dumuk and assisted by other officials were International Arbiter James Infiesto, International Master elect Roel Abelgas, National Masters Alex Milagrosa, Wilfredo Neri and Edmundo Gatus and Angelina Mortos.

Team Philippines, supported by the Philippine Sports Commission under Chairman William "Butch" Ramirez and sent by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines under the leadership of Chairman/ President Prospero "Butch" Pichay Jr.


Back to Marlon Bernardino's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Nietes, Viloria to spar at Wild Card
    By Joaquin Henson, 23 Jan 2018
  • The Past Week in Action 22 January 2017
    By Eric Armit, 23 Jan 2018
  • World Boxing Super Series Semifinals
    By , 23 Jan 2018
  • Undefeated Bantamweight sensation Christian Carto takes on James Smith in headlining bout on Friday, March 2nd at The SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia
    By , 23 Jan 2018
  • Floyd Mayweather Gets His Own Day In City He Has Nothing To Do With
    By , 23 Jan 2018
  • VILORIA VS. DALAKIAN, THE OTHER FLYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP IN "SUPERFLY 2"
    By Maloney L. Samaco, 22 Jan 2018
  • LANDERO EARNS WORLD TITLE SHOT AGAINST THAI WBA CHAMP NIYOMTRONG
    By Dong Secuya, 22 Jan 2018
  • MAMA STOPS CAMELION IN GENSAN, WINS WBO REGIONAL BELT
    By , 22 Jan 2018
  • Daniel Biaz Scores Unanimous Decision at Fight Nite at the Scottish Rite Presented by TMB & PRB Entertainment
    By , 21 Jan 2018
  • ANTONIO BEATS ELORTA IN PHILIPPINE CHESS BLITZ FACE OFF SERIES
    By Marlon Bernardino, 21 Jan 2018
  • ANCAJAS REACHES TRAINING PEAK; LOMACHENKO IS BWAA FIGHTER OF THE YEAR
    By Maloney L. Samaco, 21 Jan 2018
  • Spence Jr. stops Peterson and calls out Thurman Jr.
    By Rich Mazon , 21 Jan 2018
  • ERROL SPENCE JR. RETAINS IBF WELTERWEIGHT TITLE WITH RESOUNDING TKO VICTORY OVER LAMONT PETERSON SATURDAY NIGHT ON SHOWTIME® FROM BARCLAYS CENTER
    By , 21 Jan 2018
  • BIG U.S. BREAK FOR NIETES WHEN HE FACES REVECO IN "SUPERFLY 2"
    By Maloney L. Samaco, 20 Jan 2018
  • MAMA, CAMELLION MAKE WEIGHT IN GENSAN
    By , 20 Jan 2018
  • "FIGHT NITE AT THE SCOTTISH RITE" WEIGHTS FROM SAN ANTONIO, TX
    By , 20 Jan 2018
  • Chael Sonnen Slams Rampage, Fedor ... with Poem!
    By , 20 Jan 2018
  • ERROL SPENCE JR. vs. LAMONT PETERSON FINAL WEIGHTS & QUOTES
    By , 20 Jan 2018
  • MIKEY GARCIA vs SERGEY LIPINETS RESCHEDULED ON MARCH 10
    By , 20 Jan 2018
  • Video Highlight: Showtime Sports Reporter Jim Gray Interviews Robert Easter Jr. Ahead of Jan. 20 Fighter Vs. Javier Fortuna
    By , 20 Jan 2018





  •  




     
    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
    © 2018 philboxing.com.