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.

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.