Category Archives: Chess


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)
National Master (NM) Allan Cantonjos (fifth from left) received the championships' trophy plus the top prize P60,000 from tournament director Hon. BM Alfredo B. de Veyra (3rd from left) after Larry Dumadag 2 chess team won the just concluded Hon. BM Alfredo B. de Veyra III Cup Tatluhan Mindanao Rapid Chess Championship last Sunday, July 22, 2018 at the Robinsons Place in Tagum City, Davao del Norte.
Antonella Berthe Murillo Racasa

Young Pinay Fide Master off to Malaysia

After conquering the Philippines, country’s youngest Woman Fide Master (WFM) Antonella Berthe “Tonelle” Murillo Racasa will travel to Malaysia in pursuit of honors for the country and higher titles.

Rico Yap Mascarinas of Tuburan, Cebu

Mascarinas, Bitoon in 4-Way tie at Singapore chess tourney

International Master Rico Yap Mascarinas and Jimson Bitoon downed their respective foes to lead the Philippines’ charge in the fourth round of the Singapore Chess Federation (SCF) Training Tournament (Standard time control) Saturday night (July 21, 2018) being held at the Singapore Intellectual Games Centre in Bishan Community Club in Singapore.