Eric Idio Labog Jr. earns International Master title

Marlon Bernardino 11/25/2022

TAGAYTAY CITY—Eric Idio Labog Jr. became the latest International Master (IM) when he achieved the mandatory 2200 Elo rating requirement. The 19-year-old Labog, a freshman of the Immaculada Concepcion College, raised his Elo Standard rating of 2138…

Lavandero tops Megawear Kiddie Chess

Dale Rosal 08/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Dave Lavandero topped the Megawear Kiddie Chess Tournament held last Saturday, August 20, 2022, at the Ayala Center Cebu.  Lavandero topped the seven-round Swiss system format tournament by scoring 6.0 points.  Lavandero beat Jervy Villarin…

Rom, Kapuno rule Cepca blitz chess

Dale Rosal 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—National Master (NM) Jasper Rom and Filemon Kapuno III were the best woodpushers in last Sunday’s Cebu Executives and Professionals (Cepca) Weekly Blitz Chess Online tournament.  NM Rom topped the Women’s National Master (WNM) Susan…

NM Enriquez, Salazar rule weekly CEPCA online chess

Glendale G. Rosal 08/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — National Master (NM) Rogelio Enriquez Jr. displayed his chess prowess by topping the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) weekly online tournament last August 7, 2022. NM Enriquez Jr. ruled the Women’s…

NM Retanal, Cortes top Sunday’s CEPCA online chess

Glendale G. Rosal 08/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — National Master (NM) Elwin Retanal and Joseleo Cortes topped the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (CEPCA) weekly online tournament last Sunday, July 31, 2022. NM Retanal ruled the Atty. William Cordova 731…

Toledo Trojans dump Surigao, book semis spot in PCAP online chess

Glendale G. Rosal 07/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Toledo City Trojans advanced to the southern division semifinals of the ongoing playoffs of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) on Wednesday. The fourth seed Trojans eliminated the fifth seed…

Toledo City Trojans start PCAP playoffs campaign Wednesday

Glendale G. Rosal 07/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Toledo City Trojans are locked and loaded for the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) southern division playoffs that kick off tomorrow, Wednesday, July 27, 2022. Compared to the previous conference,…

RnR Ice Cream tops 2nd Hinuwalan tatluhan chess

Glendale G. Rosal 05/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The visiting RnR Ice Cream Corner Zamboanga ruled the 2nd Hinuwalan Toledo Chess Tournament-Joyful Inter-Cities and Municipalities’ tatluhan (3-man team) category over the weekend at the Toledo City Sports Complex. The team comprised…

Cebuano NM Velarde bags 2 golds in ASEAN age-group chess

Glendale G. Rosal 04/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — National Master (NM) Jerish John Velarde put on a stellar performance, bagging two gold medals in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Age Group Chess Championships Zone 3.3 last Thursday, April 22.…

All set for PCAP northern, southern finals 

Dale Rosal 04/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The northern and southern division finals of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) All-Filipino Conference will be held Wednesday, April 6, 2022.  The top-seed Iloilo Kisela Knights and the second seed Davao Chess…

Toledo City Trojans eye another upset, this time vs No. 2 seed Davao in PCAP semis

Glendale G. Rosal 04/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Toledo City Trojans eye another major upset in the southern division semifinals of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) All-Filipino Conference when they take on 2nd-seed Davao Chess Eagles tomorrow,…

Trojans stun Sultans, advance to semis of PCAP online chess

Glendale G. Rosal 03/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 6th seeded Toledo City Trojans shocked 5th seed Zamboanga Sultans in the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) All-Filipino Conference playoffs last Wednesday, March 30, 2022. The nail-biting win pushed the…

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