A file photo shows Mr. Ernie Abanco of Abanco Realty (left) shakes hand with his young opponent, before making the ceremonial moves to kick off the Negros Kiddies Chess Championship last year held in Bacolod City.

PH chess players gear up for Asian Schools tourney

The search for the most Filipino young chess wizard dubbed as the 2019 National Youth and Schools Chess Championships will kick off with the Mindanao leg on March 16 to 18 at the Gaisano Grand Citi Gate, Buhangin in Davao City, tournament director International Arbiter (IA) James Infiesto and Fide National Arbiter (FNA) Joseph Gener “Jojo” Palero revealed. #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.

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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.