ASIA'S first Grandmaster Eugene Torre, as expected, was drafted first in the first-ever Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Players' Draft at the Quezon City Sports Club.Torre was picked first by the Rizal after acquiring the top pick ...
Dec 23, 2020
GRANDMASTER Eugene Torre eyes back-to-back titles in the 9th Asian Seniors Chess Championship at the Tagaytay International Convention Center in Tagaytay City this weekend.Torre swept the nine-round tournament in Auckland, New Zealand last year.The top-seeded Torre, ...
Nov 1, 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
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
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
THE country's first-ever woman grandmaster serves as the guest of honor when the Shell Active Chess tournament holds its national finals this weekend at the SM Megamall.Janelle Mae Frayna is expected to deliver the inspirational talk among the 48 ...
Sep 27, 2016
GRANDMASTER Eugene Torre and new Women's Grandmaster Janelle Mae Frayna will receive cash incentives from the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) for their accomplishment in the World Chess Olympiad.PSC chairman William 'Butch' Ramirez said Torre will be rewarded P100,000 by ...
Sep 16, 2016
GRANDMASTER Eugene Torre provided the silver lining in the Philippine men's team's lackluster performance in the 42nd World Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan by snaring a bronze medal on board three.The 64-year-old Torre eked out ...
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Sep 14, 2016
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - Janelle Mae Frayna made history on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time) by becoming the country's first ever chess Woman Grandmaster.Frayna achieved the feat after clinching her third and final WGM result with a 33-move draw against International ...
Sep 12, 2016
THE Philippine team rose to 23rd from 43rd spot in the open division of the Chess Olympiad after a 3.5-.5 win over South Africa in the fifth round in Baku, Azerbaijan.GM Julio Catalino Sadorra won with white over GM ...
Sep 7, 2016
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 Philippine men's team regained its form and defeated Nigeria, 3-1, while the women's team fell to India, 3.5-1.5, in round three of the 42nd Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan.Grandmasters Eugene Torre, John Paul Gomez, ...
Sep 5, 2016
THE Philippines men's and women's teams opened their campaign in the 42nd Chess Olympiad with sweeps on Friday in Baku, Azerbaijan.The Filipinos blanked Jersey, 4-0, in the Open division while the Filipinas team also scored a sweep over ...
Sep 3, 2016
A one-on-one chess match between Grandmasters Anatoly Karpov and Eugene Torre that was long in coming may finally takes place.The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is looking at the possibility of reviving its sports relations with Russia following a recent ...
Feb 7, 2016
EUGENE Torre, Mona Sulaiman, and Felicisimo Ampon lead the second batch of Filipino sports greats to be inducted into the Philippine Sports Hall of Fame on January 25 at the Century Park Hotel in Manila.Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Richie Garcia ...
Jan 19, 2016
THE Philippine chess team is set to leave for the 2014 World Chess Olympiad in a trip that will take the players about 36 hours to reach Norway.That the team will be taking on the world's finest woodpushers without ...
Jul 30, 2014
EUGENE Torre said he understands fellow Grandmaster Wesley So's plan to switch allegience to the United States of America Chess Federation and no longer represent the Philippines in international competition, saying the young GM is only after his goal of ...
Jun 9, 2014
A CELEBRATION honoring the greatness and exploits of Filipino athletes will be staged in a special two-week event at the Resorts World Hotel.Dubbed 'Pagpupugay sa 100 Taon ng PHL Sports,' the June 1-15 event serves as a ...
May 27, 2014
WHILE the whole boxing world awaits his ring return, eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao is making sure he is fully armed when he goes to battle against Brandon Rios in Macau on November 24.Not wanting to overtrain, which Pacquiao has ...
Sep 4, 2013
ASIA's first International Master (IM) Rodolfo Tan Cardoso, the only Filipino player in history to have beaten the late great Bobby Fischer, passed away on Wednesday after a heart attack.He was 75.Cardoso became Asia's first IM in 1957 ...
Aug 22, 2013
FIDE Master David Elorta and Randy Segarra beat highly-touted foes in the second round of the Philippine Sports Commission Cup International Chess Championships on Tuesday at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium.Elorta defeated Russian GM Aleksandr Rakhamanov in 67 moves of a ...
Jan 15, 2013
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