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Chess:GM So in fourth draw, plays India's GM Ganguly

WIJK AAN ZEE, Netherlands Jan 20-- Four draws in as many rounds in the 73rd Tata Steel-Corus Group B chess championships may not be an ideal result for GM Wesley So of the Philippines. But they are also surely not enough to discourage the Filipino champion from trying even harder in the coming rounds. So [...]

By |January 21st, 2011|news|Comments Off on Chess:GM So in fourth draw, plays India's GM Ganguly

So eyes 1st win in Netherlands chess meet

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino Grandmaster (GM) Wesley So aims to score his first full point when he goes up against Indian GM Surya Sekhar Ganguly in the fifth round of the 2011 Tata Steel Corus Group B chess championship in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands. So has four consecutive draws against GMs Le Quang Liem of [...]

By |January 20th, 2011|news|Comments Off on So eyes 1st win in Netherlands chess meet

Quang Liem in top three of HDBank Cup

VietNamNet Bridge – On the second day of the HDBank International Chess Cup in HCM City, Vietnam's top chess player, international grand master Le Quang Liem had a draw and a winning game.   Quang Liem has a good start at HDBank Cup After two winning matches on the first day, the top seed Le [...]

By |January 6th, 2011|news|Comments Off on Quang Liem in top three of HDBank Cup

PH's Gomez grabs solo lead in Vietnam chess

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino Grandmaster (GM) John Paul Gomez defeated GM Zhao Jun of China late Wednesday to grab solo leadership after the 4th round of the 1st HD Bank Chess Championships in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Gomez, who used the black pieces to subdue Zhao, now has a total of 4 points on [...]

By |January 6th, 2011|news|Comments Off on PH's Gomez grabs solo lead in Vietnam chess

Salvador eyes Vietnam chess title

MANILA, Philippines –  Filipino Grandmaster (GM) Roland "Kulot" Salvador leads the list of chess players who are vying to top the 1st HD Bank Cup Open Chess Tournament to be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The event will start on Tuesday and will end on January 9. “I hope to do well in [...]

By |January 2nd, 2011|news|Comments Off on Salvador eyes Vietnam chess title