Philippines, 24 Aug 2014
  Home >> News



 
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

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




 
News  


Pacquiao Asian Chess: Sadorra still unscathed


PhilBoxing.com




Individual Standings after Round 3:
(Open division)

3.0 points---GM Julio Catalino Sadorra (PHI), GM Mohammed Al-Sayed (QAT)
2.5 points---GM Li Chao (CHN),IM Wan Yunguo (CHN),GM Darwin Laylo (PHI),GM Le Quang Liem (VIET), GM John Paul Gomez (PHI), GM Mark Paragua (PHI),GM Richard Bitoon (PHI), GM Baskaran Adhiban (IND)
(Women's Division)
2.5 points---WGM Huang Qian (CHN), WIM Zhai Mo (CHN),WGM Guo Qi (CHN),WGM Mary Ann Gomes (IND), IM Batkhuyag Munguntuul (MGL),IM Pham Le Thao Nguyen (VIET)

Manila---US based Filipino Grandmaster (GM) Julio Catalino Sadorra streaked to his third straight victory on Monday, claiming the scalp of Chinese International Master (IM) Wang Chen (ELO 2498) and forging a fourth-round showdown with Qatari GM Mohammed Al-Sayed (ELO 2502) in the $100,000 Manny Pacquiao Cup Asian Continental Chess Championship at Midas Hotel and Casino in Pasay City here.

Sadorra, a senior business administration student at University of Texas-Dallas and seeded ninth in the 76-player field with an ELO of 2561, prevailed after 30 moves of French defense, King's Indian attack variation using the black pieces.

The 26th seed Al-Sayed, on the other hand toppled 5th seed Vietnamese GM Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son (ELO 2632) after 45 moves of Slav defense in this prestigious tournament organized by the GM Eugene Torre Chess Foundation and sponsored by world boxing champion Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao, Cafe Puro, Alaxan, Oriental and Motolite Corp. which offers a total of $100,000 cash prize await winners and five slots for this year's World Cup in Tromso, Norway.

"Go for win po tayo kay GM Al-Sayed," said the 26-year-old Sadorra, who hails from Bacoor, Cavite.

The Nine Round Swiss-System Turnament is held under the auspices of the National Chess Federation of the Philippines headed by it's Chairman/President Prospero "Butch" Pichay Jr., Secretary-General newly-elected Cavite 7th district Rep. Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino Jr., Asian Chess Federation and FIDE (World Chess Federation).

Meanwhile, top seed GM Le Quang Liem of Vietnam, 2nd seed GM Li Chao and 21st seed IM Wan Yunguo of China, 11th seed GM Baskaran Adhiban of India, 12th seed GM Mark Paragua, 20th seed GM John Paul Gomez, 24th seed GM Darwin Laylo and 37th seed GM Richard Bitoon were tied at 3rd to 10th places with 2.5 points each.
Le, the highest-rated player here with an ELO of 2714, split the point with Gomez after 46 moves of Gruenfeld defense while Li, the second highest-rated player here with an ELO of 2686 stopped the winning run of giant killer and untitled Emmanuel Emperado after 31 moves of Catalan Opening.

In other matches saw, Yunguo beat Fide Master Mari Joseph Turqueza, Adhiban routed 29th seed GM Niaz Murshed of Bangladesh, Paragua trounced 31st seed IM Goh Weiming of Singapore, Laylo subdued 54th seed countryman IM Chito Garma and Bitoon outclassed 19th seed GM Subramanian Arun Prasad of India.

In the women's division, IM Batkhuyag Munguntuul of Mongolia waylaid WGM Nafisa Muminova of Uzbekistan and WIM Zhai Mo of China edged WNM Jan Jodilyn Fronda to create a six-way tie for first place along with WGMs Huang Qian and Guo Qi of China, WGM Mary Ann Gomes of India and IM Pham Le Thao Nguyen of Vietnam who tallied 2.5 points each.

Woman Fide Master Marie Antoinette San Diego, meantime turned back Lei Tingjie of China to raise her total 2.0 points and share 7th to 19th place.The women are disputing the lone slot in the 2014 Women’s World Championship.-Marlon Bernardino-

Photo: Manny Iligan of Fianchetto Realty Development Corp., Asia's First Grandmaster Eugene Torre and NCFP Chairman/President Prospero "Butch" Pichay Jr. gave a souvenir chess board to World Boxing Champion Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao. (Gener B. Lumanog).


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Marlon Bernardino.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • PETALCORIN OUT TO SURPRISE TELLO ON FIGHT NIGHT IN SHANGHAI
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 23 Aug 2014
  • INSIDE SPORTS - 'CHEERING OUR TEAMS EVEN IN DEFEAT'
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 23 Aug 2014
  • CAN’T UNDERSTAND WHY OBVIOUS MISMATCHES ARE SANCTIONED
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 23 Aug 2014
  • ALGIERI HITS MACAU
    By , Sat, 23 Aug 2014
  • WHEN TO BOYCOTT OR BUY MAYWEATHER AND PACQUIAO
    By Reni M. Valenzuela, Sat, 23 Aug 2014
  • Arizona Boxing News & Notes: Kevin Hoskin remembered, Family seeks help & more
    By Don Smith, Sat, 23 Aug 2014
  • BERNARD HOPKINS VS. SERGEY KOVALEV CONFIRMED TO TAKE PLACE AT BOARDWALK HALL IN ATLANTIC CITY, NJ ON SATURDAY, NOV. 8 LIVE ON HBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®
    By , Sat, 23 Aug 2014
  • "MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2" SHOWTIME PPV UNDERCARD CONFERENCE CALL
    By , Sat, 23 Aug 2014
  • GILAS UNDER 18 TEAM IN AMAZING COMEBACK TO BEAT QATAR 82-79
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sat, 23 Aug 2014
  • FILIPINOS RAMONAL, LAURO AND PAEL SCORE WINS TONIGHT IN JAPAN
    By Carlos Costa, Sat, 23 Aug 2014
  • ALA COBRA BOXING IN CDO AUG.23
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 23 Aug 2014
  • Ancajas, Palicte vow to KO Indons in Tibay ng Pinoy 4 at Almendras gym
    By Lito delos Reyes, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
  • JOEL SAPNIO vs JESUS SANCHEZ REMATCH FRIDAY IN FAIRFIELD, CA.
    By Truth Esguerra, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
  • PETALCORIN SPECIAL ON PBO-SKY CABLE AT 8:30 P.M. SATURDAY
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
  • Undefeated lightweight contender Ivan Redkach Now trained by Robert Garcia
    By , Fri, 22 Aug 2014
  • Inside Walter Tello Training Camp in Shanghai Ahead of His Battle with Petalcorin on Tuesday (PHOTOS)
    By Carlos Costa, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
  • WBC PRESIDENT MAURICIO SULAIMAN HONORED IN PANAMA
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
  • GILAS PILIPINAS LOSES TO AFRICAN CHAMPIONS ANGOLA 83-74 BUT PLAY WELL
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
  • Palacios Teams Up with John Scully!
    By , Fri, 22 Aug 2014
  • SONSONA TO FACE VELEZ IN WBC NABF MANDATORY
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
  • MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS CONFIRMED FOR INAUGURAL BOX FAN EXPO TO TAKE PLACE SEPT. 13 IN LAS VEGAS
    By , Fri, 22 Aug 2014
  • Fight Network Presents Cage Warriors 71 LIVE this Friday, Aug. 22 at 1 p.m. ET
    By , Fri, 22 Aug 2014
  • Pael and Yonahua Ready to Rumble in Kobe, Japan
    By Carlos Costa, Thu, 21 Aug 2014
  • Blatche can play in Asian Games
    By Eddie Alinea, Thu, 21 Aug 2014


  •  




     
    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
    © 2014 philboxing.com.