Chess: 2-day tryouts get going to fill up slots in PH team
The National Chess Federation of the Philippines will hold a two-day tryout this weekend for the team it will field to the first FIDE Online Olympiad 2020 slated July 22 to August 30.
GM Joey Antonio to banner PH squad in Asian Seniors Online Chess Championship
Grandmaster Joey Antonio will spearhead a slew of Filipino masters when they plunge into action in the Asian Seniors Online Chess Championship on July 13 to 21.
PH suffers twin losses, slips to joint 5th in FIDE Online Chess Olympiad
The Philippines absorbed stinging defeats to Belgium, 3.5-2.5, and Australia, 4-2, to slip to joint fifth after six rounds of the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad Saturday.
PH settles for 5th in FIDE Online Chess Olympiad
The Philippines salvaged some measure of pride as it downed Turkmenistan, 4.5-1.5, to finish fifth out of 10 teams in Pool A of Division II of the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad on Sunday.
PH yields to Germany, remains tied for 3rd in FIDE Online Chess Olympiad
The Philippines ran into the rock-solid Germany wall and absorbed a 5-1 defeat but stayed tied for third after three rounds of the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad Friday.
GMs Mark Paragua, Banjo Barcenilla post 1-2 finish in online chess tilt
United States-based Grandmasters Mark Paragua and Banjo Barcenilla showed why they are two of the top Filipino chessers at present after a 1-2 finish in the online GM Rosendo Balinas Cup over the weekend.
Paragua leads Team PH in Asian online chess tilt
The Philippines, bannered by Grandmasters Mark Paragua, Banjo Barcenilla and John Paul Gomez, seeks a strong finish as it plunges into action in the 2020 Asian Online Nations Chess Cup unfolding Saturday.
PH chessers falter against Australia, playoff chance still alive
The Philippines yielded to nemesis Australia, 3-1, but remained in quarterfinal contention after eight rounds in the men’s side of the Asian Nations Online Chess Cup on Friday.
Barcenilla, Gomez power Laguna past Camarines in PCAP chess tilt
Grandmasters Banjo Barcenilla and John Paul Gomez powered the Laguna Heroes to a 12.5-8.5 victory over a GM Mark Paragua-led Camarines Soaring Eagles in the clash of the league titans in the PCAP All-Filipino Conference Saturday night, Feb. 27.
Laguna Heroes capture first PCAP chess title
Grandmaster Banjo Barcenilla carried the Laguna Heroes on his shoulders as they ripped the Camarines Soaring Eagles in Armageddon play to emerge the first ever Professional Chess Association champions Saturday, April 3.