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
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
REP. Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino was elected Secretary General of the World Chess Federation (Fide) on Monday in Tromso, Norway, which is hosting the 41st Chess Olympiad.Tolentino, mayor of Tagaytay City from 2004 to 2013 before being elected to congress in Cavite&# ...
Aug 12, 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fellow Grandmaster Wesley So's plan to switch allegience to the United States of America Chess Federation and no longer represent the Philippines in international competition, saying the young GM is only after his goal of ...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
OLIVER Barbosa and five other Filipino Grandmasters lead the home bets in the Philippine Sports Commission Cup International Chess Championship starting on Monday at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium.Barbosa, who placed fifth in last year's Asian Continental Individual Chess Championships to ...
Jan 13, 2013
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