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December 18, 2018 8:13 AM Paulo Bersamina crashes into Asian Chess Championship top 20

Paulo Bersamina defeats countryman John Merill Jacutina in the 8th round of the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships MANILA, Philippines – Filipino International Master Paulo Bersamina trounced countryman John Merill Jacutina to join Grandmaster John Paul Gomez and IM Ricky de Guzman inside the top 20 after the 8th and penultimate round of the 17th Asian 76

December 15, 2018 11:10 AM Villar SIPAG honors 22 coops for poverty reduction accomplishments

TWENTYTWO outstanding multi-purpose cooperatives were recognized this year by the Villar SIPAG Foundation for their significant contributions in poverty reduction and economic growth in their communities. The annual Villar SIPAG Awards on Poverty Reduction, an initiative of the Villar SIPAG (Social Institute for Poverty Alleviation and Governance) Foundation 81

December 12, 2018 8:34 AM Asian Chess: Pascua leads PH bets with 2nd straight draw

IM Haridas Pascua settles for a draw against Indonesian IM Novendra Priasmoro in the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships MANILA, Philippines – International Master Haridas Pascua settled for his second straight draw while fellow IM Paulo Bersamina got derailed in the second round of the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships (2nd Manny Pacquiao 77

December 11, 2018 7:28 AM PH chessers stun top seeds in Asian Chess Championship

Paulo Bersamina and Haridas Pascua prevent a shutout of the Philippine team in the Asian tourney CONTENDERS. Haridas Pascua and Paulo Bersamina emerge as the Philippines' only victors in the opening day of the 17th Asian Chess Championships. Photos from Twitter (Pascua) and National Chess Federation (Bersamina) MANILA, Philippines – International Masters 77

December 3, 2018 12:26 PM Wesley So bows to Nakamura in Speed Chess Championship finals

Despite having a higher Elo rating in classical play, the Cavite-born So surrenders a big edge to Nakamura in both rapid and blitz competitions Living up to his top seeding, the Osaka-born Nakamura bested the Cavite-born So, 5.0-2.5, in the one minute + 1 second increment event to bag the title that went to absentee world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway 67

October 12, 2018 9:37 PM Gawilan, chessers lead last-day Pinoy charge in Jakarta

Ernie Gawilan and the amazing chess team continued to make waves for the Philippines Friday in the final day of the Asian Para Games in Jakarta. Gawilan, born without feet and a left hand, captured his third swimming gold when he ruled the men’s freestyle S7. The Philippine men’s chess team bagged two more golds, a silver and four bronze medals, this time in the rapid 41

October 10, 2018 9:54 AM Asian Para Games: PH chess team captures 6 medals with 3 golds

The Philippines got a major boost in its Asian Para Games bid on thanks to the efforts of its triumphant chess team on Wednesday. Sander Severino led the Filipinos medal haul by winning the gold medal in the men’s individual standard P1. Another gold came after the squad composed of Redor Menandro Arman Sebaste and Israel Peligro topped the men’s team standard 28

September 28, 2018 8:54 AM Pinays down Slovakia in World Chess Olympiad 2018

National champion Shania Mae Mendoza delivers for the Philippine women's chess team MANILA, Philippines – Women's power at the 2018 World Chess Olympiad propelled the Filipinas to 39th place after they defeated Slovakia, 2.-5.1.5 in the fourth round on Thursday, September 27, in Batumi, Georgia. The men's team fell to Estonia 2.5-1.5, as Jan Emmanuel 45

July 26, 2018 5:14 PM Chess: PH’s Janelle Mae Frayna bounces back in Spanish tournament

Woman Grandmaster Janelle Mae Frayna and International Master John Marvin Miciano downed India’s FIDE Master Aniruddha Deshpande and Om Manish Kadam, respectively, to enter the top 10 of the 44th Vila De Sitges in Spain Wednesday night after 5 rounds. The wins catapulted Frayna, 22, and Micano, 17, into a 10-player group at No. 10 with 3.5 points, or just a full point 31

July 16, 2018 7:28 AM Filipino netizens divided on Alphonse Areola’s World Cup win

Alphonse Areola is officially the first Filipino to win a World Cup championship. However, Filipinos have diverse sentiments on the achievement as Alphonse did not accomplish it carrying a Filipino flag but a French one. Born to Filipino parents in Paris, Alphonse has already won two World Cup championships for France: the 2013 U-20 (Under 20 years old) World 29