THE Philippine men's team tries to sneak into the top 30 when it tangles with Zambia in the ninth round of the 43rd Chess Olympiad at Sports Place in Batumi, Gerogia.The Filipinos, seeded No. 54, edged the Uruguayans, 2.5- ...
Oct 4, 2018
GRANDMASTERS John Paul Gomez and Rogelio Barcenilla Jr. and International Master Paulo Bersamina scored wins and GM Eugene Torre eked out a draw from a losing position as the Philippines downed Costa Rica, 3.5-.5, in the fourth round of the ...
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Sep 6, 2016
THE Philippines suffered a 1-3 defeat to Romania in the final round Sunday and wound up in 21st place in the Chess Olympiad in Istanbul.Wesley So and Oliver Barbosa drew with Constantin Lupulescu and Mircea-Emilian Parligras on the top ...
Sep 10, 2012
THE Philippines' four games with Vietnam ended in draws, with Grandmasters Eugene Torre and Mark Paragua halving the point with International Masters in the 10th round of the Chess Olympiad Friday in Istanbul.It was a decent result for the Filipino woodpushers ...
Sep 8, 2012
EUGENE Torre came up with a huge win with black, turning back long-time nemesis Nigel Short in 41 moves of a Nimzo-Indian Defense to lead the Philippines to a 3-1 victory over England in the eighth round of the ...
Sep 6, 2012
GRANDMASTER Eugene Torre came up with the lone win as the 35th-ranked Philippines salvaged a draw with fourth seed Hungary and remained in the top 10 after seven rounds of the Chess Olympiad on Tuesday in Istanbul.The Philippines had earlier ...
Sep 5, 2012
THE Philippines climbed to 11th place in the 2012 World Chess Olympiad after a 3-1 fifth-round win over Iceland in Istanbul, Turkey.Grandmaster Oliver Barbosa defeated GM Henrik Danielsen on board two while GM Mark Paragua downed International Master Dagur ...
Sep 2, 2012
THREE Filipino Grandmasters managed to split the point with their Armenian counterparts but the two-time champions pounced on the mismatch on the bottom board for a 2.5-1.5 win over the Philippines in the fourth round of the Chess ...
Sep 1, 2012
INTERNATIONAL Master Oliver Dimakiling secured the lone win to give the Philippines the needed lift as the top three boards ended in draws for a 2.5-1.5 victory over Moldova in the second round of the World Chess Olympiad in ...
Aug 30, 2012
THE PHILIPPINES opened its campaign in the Chess Olympiad with a 4-0 drubbing of Libya in Istanbul, Turkey.Grandmaster Wesley So played the top board against Abobker Elarbi, GM Oliver Barbosa defeated Ahmed Al-Zayat, GM Mark Paragua defeated Hussein Asabri ...
Aug 29, 2012
THE Filipino woodpushers begin their campaign against Libya Tuesday in the 40th Fide Chess Olympiad at the Wow Convention Center in Istanbul, Turkey.The 35th-ranked Philippine team is composed of Grandmasters Wesley So (Elo 2652), Oliver Barbosa (2554), Eugene Torre (2469), ...
Aug 28, 2012
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