TOPS, Martin Gaticales, Chess

PH search for next Wesley So on

Gaticales, also a director of the Philippine Executives Chess Association (PECA), said support from both public and private sector are necessary to discover and develop another super GM, who can follow the footsteps of So. #chess

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

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2nd Gayang Chess Championship on August 25

Everything is set for the much awaited 2nd Gayang Chess Championship, an Invitational Open Chess Tournament dubbed as “Tara na sa Quezon” gets underway on August 25, 2018, nine am at the Municipal Covered Court in Guinayangan, Quezon.

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.

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Jasmeen Foodville chess tourney underway

IT’S all systems go for the 2nd edition Jasmeen Foodville Luzon Barangay’s Indinvidual Non-Master 2000 and Kiddies Under 14, 1950 Chess Tournament on Sunday, July 15, 2018, nine am at the Jasmeen Foodville, ground floor, Amiration Bargain Center near LRT Monumentio station, Super 8 grocery in Rizal Avenue extension, Caloocan City.