Lapu woodpusher Jerish John Velarde earns NM title

Dale Rosal 09/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Lapu-Lapu City’s chess phenom Jerish John Velarde is one of the newest chess players in the country to earn a National Master (NM) title this year. The National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) announced…

Cepca: NM Enriquez, Lavandero top chess games

Glendale G. Rosal 03/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Maria Kristine Lavandero and National Master (NM) Rogelio Enriquez Jr. dominated the weekly tournament of the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) last Sunday, March 14, 2021. The tournament, which uses the…

Battle of Workhorses chess opens today

Glendale G. Rosal 02/11/2017

AFTER staging the highly successful “Kita Ang Katag Chess Tournament” last month, Cebu’s chess patron Dr. Darcy Tabotabo will host another unique tournament today dubbed as “Battle of Workhorses” at the Knight’s Attack Chess Café in Robinson’s…

Cepca Grand Finals set December 18

Glendale G. Rosal 12/07/2016

ALL is set for the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) Grand Finals slated on Dec. 18 at the Knight Attack Chess Cafe in Robinsons Galleria Cebu. The year-ending tournament, which will coincide with Cepca’s Christmas…

Two Cebuanos finish in top 10 of Albaño Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 11/30/2016

TWO WOODPUSHERS from Cebu landed inside the Top 10 of the open division of the Mayor Jojo Palma and Atty. Titing Albaño Cup in Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur last weekend. The two were Edsel Montoya and Rommel…

Cebuano woodpushers to compete in Aurora

Glendale G. Rosal 11/21/2016

CHESS patron Wilhem Joey “Steinitz” Ardiente will bring in a solid lineup of Cebu-based woodpushers and other notable players from various parts of the country to take part in this weekend’s Mayor Jojo “JOPAL” Palma and Atty.…

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