John Marvin Miciano bags gold in U18 of Asian Youth Chess Championship
John Marvin Miciano and Daniel Quizon go 1-2 in the Under-18 standard chess. 

FIDE Master John Marvin Miciano of the Philippines won the Under-18 standard gold medal in the 2018 Asian Youth Chess Championship in Chang Mai, Thailand.

Miciano, from Davao City, bested countryman Daniel Quizon after nine rounds, with Xu Zhihang of China getting the bronze medal.

The Filipino woodpushers also bagged one silver and four bronze medals to finish eighth in the medal tally.

Follow the writer on Twitter: @reubensports