Colegio de San Juan de Letran toppled top seed College of Saint Benilde 3:1 as well as first round champion San Sebastian College 3.5: 0.5 and emerging powerhouse team Arellano University and Emilo Aguinaldo College by 2.5:1.5 and 3:1 score respectively for the top spot at the end of the 87th NCAA Chess Team Championships Juniors Division. The double round - robin tournament was played on July 31-August 28 2011.
Letran also blanks Mapua Institute of Technology, San Beda College University of Perpetual Help Data System and Jose Rizal University 4: 0.
Letran top the over-all standings with 51 points the same score of San Sebastian College and Arellano University but finished with the highest tie break scores. Defending champion College of Saint Benilde finished fourth overall 8.5 points behind.
Melwyn Kenneth Baltazar, Letran's top board player score a perfect 8/8 in the second round to improve his over-all record to 14 wins1 draw and a single loss for a 91% performance. Baltazar bags the gold medal in Board 1 4.5 points ahead of his nearest pursuer Drexter Saquilayan of Emilo Aguinaldo College who got 10 points. Letran, the second round champion will clash in a championship battle with 1st round champion San Sebastian College for the Junior title today at the SM Centerpoint,Sta Mesa, Manila
Final Over-all Standings GamePoints Match Points SB
1st ---- Colegio de San Juan de Letran 51 points 29 1,324.25
2nd--- San Sebastian College 51 points 29 1,314.5
3rd --- Arellano University 51 points 25 1,297.75
4th --- College of Saint Benilde 42.5 points 21 975
5th --- Emilo Aguinaldo College 36 points 16 754.75
6th --- University of Perpetual Help 26 points 12 380.25
7th --- Jose Rizal University 13.5 points 8
8th --- San Beda College 11 points 3
9th -- Mapua Institute of Technology 6 points 1
2nd Round Final Standings
1st --- Colegio de San Juan de Letran 28 points
2nd --- Arellano Univesity 25 points
3rd --- San Sebastian College 24.5 points
4th --- College of Saint Benilde 22 points
5th --- Emilo Aguinaldo College 18 points
6th --- University of Perpetual Help 12.5 points
7th --- Jose Rizal University 6.5 points
8th --- San Beda College 6.0 points
9th --- Mapua Institute of Technology 1 point
88th Season -
Board 2 Gold Medalist with a score of 17.5 points in 18 games.
1st Place - Team Event ( No more play-off as Letran captures both the 1st and 2nd round title. Again Letran tops the double round robin tournament 10 teams tournament.
89th Season - Board 2 Gold medalist with a score of 16.5 points out of 18 games.
1st Place - Team Event ( No more play off as Letran for the 2nd straight year won both the 1st round and the 2nd round title and for the 3rd straight year Letran tops the double round robin tournament for 10 teams.
Melwyn Kenneth A. Baltazar for winning the Individual gold in the 89th Season of the NCAA Chess Championships (for the 3rd straight times in the last three years). And team captain of the back to back champion Colegio de San Juan de Letran Junior chess team .
Player information NCAA 89TH Season
Name :Baltazar Melwyn Kenneth TEAM :Colegio de San Juan de Leran
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