Category Archives: Chess

Lieutenant Colonel Vicente Flora Jr. (right) of Philippine Airforce chess team and Senior Sargeant National Master Ronald Llavanes, coach of Philippine Airforce chess team (left) take a sovenir photo with country's Woman Grandmaster Janelle Mae Frayna (center)

PNP eyes revenge versus Army

The Philippine National Police (PNP) chess team seeks revenge against the powerhouse of Philippine Army Chess Team when the AFP-PNP-PCG Olympics 2018 Chess Team Championships gets underway on Monday (October 22, 2018) at the PNP Sports Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City.

Abalo, Saraos, Salubre reign in Barroso Chess Cup

Abalo, Saraos, Salubre rule Barroso Chess Cup

Jea Pcholuo Abalo, Clyde Harris Saraos and Jayson Salubre spearheaded the champions in the recently held 2018 Barroso Chess Cup, NCFP rated event at the Bukidnon State University (BSU) Gymansium in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon on Saturday.

PH Pinay chessers

PH Woodpushers draw with England

Woman FIDE Master Shania Mae Mendoza and Woman International Master Bernadette Galas pulled off shock wins as the Philippines carved out a 2-2 draw with higher-ranked England after five rounds of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia Friday night.


UAAP 81 Chess: NU, DLSU open title bids

NATIONAL University opens its bid for a fourth straight men’s championship, while De La Salle stakes its women’s title in the UAAP Season 81 chess tournament today at the University of Santo Tomas’ Quadricentennial Pavilion.


D’Plaza Chess tilt in December

THE first Bicol international chess tournament is being organized by D’Plaza Chess Association of the Philippines on December 7-13, 2018 in scenic Albay province where Mayon Volcano, the eighth wonder of the world, is magnificently situated.


Liwagon, Poddar rule Alphaland chess

NATIONAL MASTER lawyer Bob Jones Liwagon put on a strong start and a stronger finish to run away with the executive crown while Srihaan Poddar showing his mastery in the Rapid competition to pocket the kiddies plum in 2018 Alphaland National Executive (8th leg) and Kiddies Chess Championship held at the Activity Hall, Second Floor Alphaland Makati Place in Malugay Street, Makati City last Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Edgar Reggie Olay

Filipino wins gold in Singapore Blitz Chess

Filipino International Master (IM) elect Edgar Reggie Olay bagged the gold medal in the National Blitz Chess Championships 2018 Open Division held at the Bukit Merah Community Club in Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore on Saturday, August 11, 2018 here.


2018 Yakult Non-Master Rapid Chess Tournament set for August 19

Everything is set for the staging of 2018 Yakult Non-Master Rapid Chess Tournament on August 19, 2018, 8am at the Robinsons Place Tuguegarao.

Jelvis Arandela Calvelo

Calvelo settles for tie at Maryland International Chess

Filipino Jelvis Arandela Calvelo finished in a tie for 4th to 8th places in the 8th annual Potomac International chess tournament held in Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel and Executive Meeting Center in Rockville,Maryland, United States.

Filipino whiz kid Jayson Bacobo Tiburcio (photo from Mary Jane "MaJane" Bacobo Tiburcio)