Cebu’s Roque tops PCC Online chess

Marlon Bernardino 02/17/2018

NATIONAL Master (NM) Merben Roque of Cebu ruled the 15th edition of FNA Fundador Binahon Chess Cup dubbed as PCC Online Chess Challenge last Friday at the Pinoy Chess Club Online Facebook site. The Cebuano bet collected…

So finishes sixth; Carlsen is champion in Tata Steel chess

Marlon Bernardino 01/31/2018

FILIPINO Grandmaster (GM) Wesley Barbasa So defeated Chinese Grandmaster (GM) Hou Yifan in the last round after 30 moves of English Opening to settle for a tie for fifth place with Indian Grandmaster (GM) Viswanathan Anand at…

So finishes sixth; Carlsen is champion in Tata Steel chess

Marlon Bernardino 01/31/2018

FILIPINO Grandmaster (GM) Wesley Barbasa So defeated Chinese Grandmaster (GM) Hou Yifan in the last round after 30 moves of English Opening to settle for a tie for fifth place with Indian Grandmaster (GM) Viswanathan Anand at…

Bustamante rules Derby City Classic One Pocket division

Marlon Bernardino 01/28/2018

PHILIPPINE billiards icon Francisco “Django” Bustamante topped the 20th Annual Derby City Classic One Pocket division held at the Horseshoe Southern Indiana in Elizabeth, Indiana in the US last Saturday. Bustamante, one of the top players of…

PH bets rebound in China youth chess

Marlon Bernardino 01/26/2018

FILIPINO Fide Master (FM) elect Daniel Quizon rebounded from his fourth round loss on Thursday with a crucial fifth round victory yesterday to stay in contention of the 2018 Boyi Cup China Youth Chess International Open Tournament…

Gomez rules Derby Classic

Marlon Bernardino 01/23/2018

FILIPINO cue master Roberto “Pinoy Superman” Gomez ruled the Derby City Classic 10-Ball Pool Championship held at the Horseshoe Southern Indiana in Elizabeth, Indiana in the US on Tuesday. The Zamboanga City-native Gomez defeated Feder Gorst of…

Pinoy woodpushers share top honors

Marlon Bernardino 01/21/2018

Filipino International Masters Oliver Dimakiling and Haridas Pascua finished in a tie for first place in the 22nd Grand Asian Chess Challenge (GACC) Open Rapid Chess Championship 2018 held last Saturday at the Dewan Tunku Counselor of…

GM Sadorra successfully defends Chesapeake Chess Open crown

Marlon Bernardino 01/16/2018

GRANDMASTER (GM) Julio Catalino Sadorra reinforced his position as one of the Philippines’ top chessers after he successfully defended his title in the 10th Annual Chesapeake Open Chess Championships on Tuesday at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel…

Blitz Chess Face Off: GM Antonio battles FM Elorta

Marlon Bernardino 01/03/2018

MANILA — Fide Master (FM) David Elorta says he is ready for war when he goes up against 13-time Philippine Open champion Grandmaster Rogelio “Joey” Antonio Jr. in the first-ever Philippine Chess Blitz Online Face Off Series…

GM-elect Pascua 2nd in HK Open chess

Marlon Bernardino 12/29/2017

FILIPINO Grandmaster-elect Haridas Burlaza Pascua ended 2017 with a bang as he finished second overall on Wednesday in the Jolimark International Open Chess Championship dubbed as Hong Kong International Open at the Kung Lee College in Hong…

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