Saturday, December 11, 2010
2010 Penang Open Chess: Filipino invasion !!
The Filipinos occupies the top spots after 7 rounds of the 2010 Penang Open held in Penang City Hall,Penang fro December 8-12 2010. IM Yves Ranola draw with compatriot IM Oliver Barbosa while IM Oliver Dimakiling won against FM Julius De Ramos on the top two tables.The 3 Filipino IM's are 1 point ahead of 10 players led by GM Murshed Niaz of Bangladesh,Edward Lee Kim Han of Malaysia,Benjamin Foo of Singapore,FM's Haridas Pascua;Julius deRamos and Christopher Castellano all of the Philippines.Two other Filipino players are tied for 14-19th place Davao', Reggie Olay and University of the East Nelson Mariano III with 4 points. National Master 12-years old Paolo Bersamina scores 3.5 points for 30th place.
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...