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

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.

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.

National Master (NM) lawyer Bob Jones Liwagon of the Philippine Army (second from left) receive his top prize P10,000 plus elegant trophy to Philippine Executive Chess Association (PECA) founding president Atty. Cliburn Anthony A. Orbe (first from left) for winning the sixth leg Alphaland National Executive Chess Championship was held last June 30, 2018 at the Activity Hall, Second Floor, Alphaland Makati Place in Malugay Street, Makati City .Also in photo were IT expert Joselito Cada, 7-times Philippine Executive Champion Dr. Jenny Mayor and Dr. Alfredo "Fred" Paez.

NM Bob Jones Liwagon ready to defend title

National Master (NM) lawyer Bob Jones Liwagon said he is set for his title defence when the 7th leg of Alphaland National Executive Chess Championships gets underway on July 28, 2018 at the Meralco Fitness Center in Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City.

Arena Grandmaster (AGM) and Fide Master (FM) elect Roberto Ramos Suelo Jr. (right) playing with former Olympian Cebuano International Master Rico Mascarinas.(Photo credit Roberto Ramos Suelo Jr.)

Roberto Suelo Jr. ready to defend Chess title

Arena Grandmaster (AGM) and Fide Master (FM) elect Roberto Ramos Suelo Jr. will defend his title when the July edition of the Asean Chess Academy (ACA) Rapid Open Chess Championships gets underway on Sunday, July 8, 2018, here at the Bukit Timah Shopping Centre.