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RP's Salvador off to a good start in Vietnam chess tourney

MANILA, Philippines — Filipino Grandmaster (GM) Roland “Kulot” Salvador regained his old deadly form in his conquest of Thai FIDE Master (FM) Potjirathon Jirapak, and led the opening round winners of the first HD Bank Cup Open Chess Tournament held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Tuesday. Salvador, a former mainstay of Rizal Technological University-Mandaluyong [...]

By |January 4th, 2011|news|Comments Off on RP's Salvador off to a good start in Vietnam chess tourney

RP's Gomez, Barbosa leading 1st ASEAN Open Chess

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino Grandmaster (GM) John Paul Gomez  brought down countryman and International Master (IM) Kim Steven Yap to forge a 5-way tie for the lead with 4 others in the third round of the 1st ASEAN Chess Championship in Singapore Sunday. Gomez, a De La Salle University mechanical engineering graduate student, is tied [...]

By |December 27th, 2010|news|Comments Off on RP's Gomez, Barbosa leading 1st ASEAN Open Chess

Gonzales, Bitoon lead RP contingent in Asean Open Chess

MANILA, Philippines – Grandmaster (GM) Jayson Gonzales and International Master (IM) Richard Bitoon will be leading the Filipino contingent in the 1st ASEAN Chess Championships which starts on Christmas Day in Singapore. Gonzales is the head coach of the multi-titled UAAP Chess champion Far Eastern University. He and Bitoon will be joining the following comrades: [...]

By |December 24th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Gonzales, Bitoon lead RP contingent in Asean Open Chess

Asiad: RP men's chess team finishes 2nd

MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine men's chess team settled for silver in the 16th Asian Games on Friday after clashing with China in the finals of the chess tournament. The scores were 0.5-3.5 in favor of the Chinese squad in the 9th and final round of the tournament held at the Guangzhou Chess Institute. Filipino [...]

By |November 26th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Asiad: RP men's chess team finishes 2nd