Moreno tops Cepca Anniversary Chess

By: Glendale G. Rosal October 17,2016 - 09:28 PM
Carlos Moreno (third from left) receives his trophy and cash prize from Cepca officials (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO).

Carlos Moreno (third from left) receives his trophy and cash prize from Cepca officials (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO).

Carlos Moreno emerged champion in the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association’s (Cepca) 26th Anniversary Chess Cup held last weekend at the Robinsons Galleria Cebu.

Moreno finished with 8.5 points as logged eight straight wins against some of the top contenders of the tournament before finishing with a draw in the ninth against junior wood pusher Jethro Esplanada.

The senior woodpusher Moreno went home with P10,000 and a trophy for his victory in the nine-round Swiss system format tournament.

Rommel Ganzon placed second with 8.0 points to receive the P7,000 purse. Esplanada finished with 7.5 points together with top-seeded International Master (IM) Kim Steven Yap. Esplanada placed third because of a higher tie-break score.

Completing the top ten were Venancio Loyola, Merben Roque, Richard Natividad, Mario Mangubat, Bhell Ortiz and Michael Tinga.

Supporting the tournament were Jemar Engineering Services, Celjem Construction, Knight Attack Chess Café, VMA Power, Julies Franchise Corporation, Rose Pharmacy, Handuraw Pizza, Gonzalodo Enterprises, Ecotherm Water Heater, Davis Paints, Sprayworks, Central Lumber, San Bruno Lumber, Model Rent a Car, MGM Financial Services, San Narciso Builders Corp, Primeparts Fabricators, Akoni Heinar, Federal North Hardware, Cebu Progress Marketing, Jobanie Tabada, Engr. Raffy Bensi, Engr. Lysander Diaz, Atty. Jong Melendez, Ben Dimaano, Engr. Josito Dondon and Atty. Jennoh Tequillo.

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