PHILIPPINE chess just lost a valuable piece.International arbiter Gene Poliarco passed away on Sunday due to cardiac arrest while on the way to the hospital in Alaminos, Pangasinan.He was 77.Grandmaster Jayson Gonzales said he received the sad news from ...
Apr 6, 2020
FILIPINA Women's International Master (WIM) Arianne Caoili died on Monday from injuries sustained in a car crash in Yerevan, Armenia.She was 33.Caoili, born in Bagac and of Australian descent, represented the country in the 1998 and 2000 Women's ...
Mar 31, 2020
MAGNUS Carlsen is a No. 1 player in both reality and fantasy.The world chess champion from Norway is showing he has a flair for another game by moving to the top of the standings in Fantasy Premier League, an online football ...
Dec 16, 2019
As odd pairings go, Terrence Romeo and chess may seem like a mix that isn't supposed to make sense.But the fiery San Miguel guard, known for his occasional outbursts during games, will be the first to tell you that ...
Aug 6, 2019
ASIAN Youth 18-under chess champion John Marvin Miciano is set to embark on a journey to become the next Filipino grandmaster under the Go For Gold program.To achieve his dream, the country's youngest international master from Davao City must ...
Mar 25, 2019
THE Philippine chess team won three gold medals on Wednesday, hiking the country's total gold haul to five in the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia.Sander Severino clinched a double in the P1 at the GOR Cempaka Putih in Jakarta, ...
Oct 10, 2018
CHESS legend Eugene Torre reiterated his call for both the public and private sector to join hands in encouraging the youth to play chess and stay away from drugs and other vices.Torre, who made history by becoming Asia's first ...
Feb 26, 2018
SURIGAO Del Sur Rep. Prospero Pichay and Cavite Rep. Abraham Tolentino were reappointed as president and secretary general of the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) on Tuesday.Pichay and Tolentino were appointed by a 15-man board that was elected ...
Jan 31, 2018
YOU'VE probably been first introduced to chess-and the sad certainty you'd suck at it-at one of those nondescript barbershops by the sidewalk where your father and Lolo brought you for your first ever haircut one Sunday ...
Oct 12, 2017
THE Philippines had an eight-gold haul on Wednesday to rise to fifth spot in the Asean Para Games in Kuala Lumpur.With three gold medals in chess, two in swimming, two in athletics and one in cycling, the Filipnos improved to ...
Sep 20, 2017
GRANDMASTER Joey Antonio is all set for his defense of his Battle of the Grandmasters crown when the chess competition unfurls on Wednesday at the City Club Alphaland Makati Place.Antonio, who owns a Fide rating of 2438, will battle against fellow ...
Sep 5, 2017
JANELLE Mae Frayna blundered away a winning game and lost to Hungarian Grandmaster Attila Czebe in 40 moves of a Modern Defense to skid out of the top 20 after Thursday's seventh round of the 21st Hogeschool Zeeland Open 2017 in ...
Aug 11, 2017
FILIPINO Grandmaster Jayson Gonzales trounced Dutchman Kees Nieuwelink to move within half a point of the lead after six rounds of the 21st Hogeschool Zeeland Open 2017 in Vlissigen, The Netherlands on Wednesday.Gonzales outlasted Nieuwelink in 50 moves of a Guioco ...
Aug 10, 2017
PHILIPPINE Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William 'Butch' Ramirez said he understood the decision of chess grandmaster Wesley So to move out of the country and compete internationally under the United States banner.But Ramirez insisted the PSC is taking steps ...
Jul 27, 2017
EUGENE Torre knew instinctively there was something special about this kid competing in a 10-and-under chess tournament upon seeing him solve a complex chess endgame faster than most of us find our way around Manila's gridlocked streets."I ...
Jul 13, 2017
Sports a powerful tool as Jolly Gomez brings renewed hope to inmates not only at the Muntinlupa penitentiary but also in various jail facilities around the countryCARE is not usually something one finds in jail cells. Prisons, we're told, are places ...
Feb 4, 2017
Janelle Mae Frayna made history by becoming the Philippines' first woman chess Grandmaster while consistently running for honors in school - the mark of a true student-athleteJUST like the small red chili, Legazpi City's own Janelle Mae Frayna may look ...
Feb 4, 2017
WORLD No. 4 Wesley So, a former member of the Philippine team, won the Masters title of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee, Neterlands on Sunday.The US Grandmaster, playing the black pieces, defeated GM Ian Nepomniachtchi in 28 ...
Jan 30, 2017
TAGUM City, Davao - Chesser Daniel Quizon struck two gold medals for his hometown on the last day of the 2016 Batang Pinoy National Championships at the Bulwagang Panlalawigan here.Quizon, who hails from Dasmarinas, Cavite, topped the boys' 12-under blitz ...
Dec 2, 2016
AN exhibition game between Grandmasters Anatoly Karpov of Russia and Eugene Torre will push through sometime in February or March of next year, according to Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William 'Butch' Ramirez.Ramirez said he met with Maxin Ananyin of the ...
Nov 21, 2016
Sorry, no results found for