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.

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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.

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.