Sunday, March 7, 2010
PHILIPPINE SPORTS COMMISSION 2010 RAPID OPEN CHESS:Top Three Filipino FIDE Rated Toppled
Upset rocks the P S C 2010 Rapid Chess Open Championship.The tournament featured 178 players including 7 Grandmasters. The fight for the top place was influenced by the difficulties that the favorite experienced against their leser known opponents. National Master Ronald Llavanes(2252) of the Philippine Air Force shocks newly crowned AEROFLOT Open top junior player GM Wesley So(2656).12-year old-Jerad Docena(1962) stuns GM Darwin Laylo(2556),the reigning Asian Zone 3.3 champion. National Master Rolando Andador(2313) 1995 Asian Junior Bronze medalist defeated GM Rogelio Antonio Jr(2572). GM's Bong Villamayor and Mark Paragua escape the upset axe and went on to win the combined P50,000.00 prize.National team menber Shercila Cua,(2142)the 2009 Battle of the GM's Women's division champion also loss to an unrated 12-yearold boy name Melwyn Kenneth Baltazar.
Top female player Ynah Sophia Canape of the University of the Philippines and Melwyn Kenneth Baltazar of Colegio de San Juan de Letran at ...
PBCA Master Christopher Rodriguez vs National Master Roland Joseph Perez National Master Rudy Ibanez against PBCA Master Jojo Aquin...
Champion Ernie Gonzales receiving his championship trophy from PBCA President Ernie Baltazar 4th CEF...