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Displaying articles 61 to 70.Largo wins Malaysian chessfest title by half point
29 Aug 2013
BENGT LARGO drew with compatriot Carlo Lorena in the ninth round and won the tournament by half point in the AMBANK Amateur Open 10th IGB Malaysian Chess Festival 2013 held recently in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The Iligan City native Largo finished the tournament with 8 points.
The Daraga, Albay
Asia's First IM Rodolfo Tan Cardoso dies at 75
21 Aug 2013
Manila, Philippines -- Rodolfo Tan Cardoso born on the 25th of December 1937 in Anda, Pangasinan. He was responsible for putting the Philippines on the chess world map, a player, arbiter, coach and teacher. Cardoso was awarded the International Master (IM) title in 1957, making him the first Asian I
Wesley So bows to Tomashevsky in World Chess Cup
16 Aug 2013
Filipino Grandmaster Wesley So, the 33th seed (ELO 2708), yielded to No. 32 seed GM Evgeny Tomashevsky of Russia (ELO 2709), 0.5-1.5, in their two game standard play at the 2013 World Chess Cup at the Scandic Hotel in Tromso, Norway.
The Bacoor, Cavite native So was in a must-win situatio
Pinoy whiz kid wins gold medal in Malaysia chess meet
16 Aug 2013
A young Filipino woodpusher emerged as one of the individual champions in a tough Swesen Age Group 2013 dubbed as 10th Malaysian Chess Festival 2013 on Tuesday at the five-star Mid Valley Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, M
Wesley So faces must-win situation against Russian Evgeny Tomashevsky
15 Aug 2013
Filipino Grandmaster Wesley So's World Chess Cup campaign will officially be over if he doesn't find a way to beat Russian Grandmaster Evgeny Tomashevsky late Thursday in their second game of standard play f
So advances in World Chess Cup; Barbosa and Paragua bow out
13 Aug 2013
Filipino Grandmaster Wesley So crushed GM Alexander Ipatov of Turkey, 1.5-0.5, to advance to the second round of the 2013 World Chess Cup at the Scandic Hotel in Tromso, Norway.
The 33th seed So (ELO 2708), one o
Chess World Cup day 1: Wesley So delivers; Oliver Barbosa and Mark Paragua fall
12 Aug 2013
Grandmaster Wesley So (ELO 2710) of the Philippines started his bid on a bright note in Day 1 of the 2013 World Chess Cup in Tromso, Norway on Sunday.
So, the 33th seed, checkmated GM Alexander Ipatov of Turkey (ELO 2584) a
FILIPINO POOL SHARKS VIE FOR ALL JAPAN CHAMPIONSHIP
12 Aug 2013
POOL sharks coming from around the world will be vying for prestige and the coveted crown when the 46th All Japan Championship gets underway on November 12-18 at the Hotel New Archaic Hall in Amagasaki-shi, Hyogo, Japan.
As expected, Filipino Billiards masters Efren "Bata" Reyes, Francisco "Djang
Malaysia chess: Six Filipino woodpushers share top spot
11 Aug 2013
Filipino Grandmaster John Paul Gomez, International Master Oliver Dimakiling, Fide Masters Roderick Nava and Randy Segarra, National Masters Ali Branzuela and Roel Abelgas posted their second straight wins and shared the lead in the 10th IGB Dato Arthur Tan International Open Chess Championship 2013
RAMON 'MAESTRO MONCHING' MISTICA TOPS CALIFORNIA 9-BALL
11 Aug 2013
US-based Filipino Ramon "Maestro Monching" Mistica continues his winning ways in the California Billiards Tournament.
Banking on his experience and international exposure, Mistica added the Pallacade 9-Ball Tilt to his growing list of billiards honors by edging American Terry White, 7-6, Saturda