Saturday, June 4, 2011
2nd Pichay Cup International Open Chess: Bitoon stuns Paragua shares lead with 3 other;Mega upset Megaranto loss to WFM Zhai Mo
The 2nd Chairman Prospero A. Pichay Jr Cup Inernational Open Chess Championship is taking place at the Travellers Hotel in Subic Freeport,Olongapo City, Philippines. A total of 86 players from 7 countries are competing, including 13 GM's, 1WGM,
10 IM's ; 9 FM's and 5 WFM's. Merab Gagunashvili of Georgia is the top seed. The 10 round Swiss System competition offers a guaranteed prize of US$30,000.00. The champion gets US$6,000.00 , the runner-up gets US$4,000.00 and US$3,000.00 to third place.Cash prizes will also be given to 4th place up to 24th place.
IM Richard Bitoon defeated GM Mark Paragua while untitled Wang Chen upset GM Lu Shilong to share the lead with GM's John Paul Gomez and Darwin Laylo after three rounds of the 2nd Pichay Cup International Open Chess Championship. Top seed Merab Gagunashvili of Georgia was held to a draw by Ma Qun of China to share 5th - 15th place with 2.5 points. Meanwhile 2011 3.3Asian Zonal champion GMSusanto Megaranto loss in a mega upset to WFM Zhai Mo of China in the 1st round.
STANDINGS AFTER ROUND 3
3.0 pointers --- John Paul Gomez, Darwin Laylo ; Richard Bitoon ; Wang Chen(CHN)
2.5 pointers --- David Arutinian (GEO); Xu Jun (CHN) ; Merab Gagunashvili (GEO) ;
Zhang Zhong ( SIN) ; Torre,Eugenio (PHI); Wan Yunguo(CHN) ;
Wen Yang (CHN) ; Lu Shanglei ( CHN) ; Khairul Anam ( INA) ;
Antonio Rogelio Jr (PHI) ; Xiu Deshun (CHN)
2.0 pointers ---- Li Shilong (CHN) ; Barus Cerdas ( INA) ; Ma Qun (CHN) ;
Lioe Dede ( INA) ; Garcia Jan(PHI) ; Paragua Mark (PHI);
Yu Ruiyuan ( CHN) ; Zhai Mo ( CHN) ; Sarip Roger (PHI)
Zeng Chongsheng (CHN) ; Dimakiling Oliver ( PHI) ;Guo Qi (CHN);
Milagrosa Alex (PHI) ; Ranola Yves (PHI) ; Habla Jony (PHI) ;
Halay Taufik ( INA) ; Novita Anjas ( INA) ; Megaranto Susanto (INA)
Pascua Haridas (PHI) ; Emperado E (PHI)
1.5 pointers ---- Garma Chito (PHI) ; Barbosa Oliver (PHI) ; Wang Jue (CHN)
Causo Deniel (PHI) ; Surya Wahyudi(INA) ; Olay Reggie (PHI) ;
Medina ,Warda Aulia (INA) ; Purnama Tirta Chandra ( INA) ;
Nolte Rolando(PHI) ; L. Ricana (PHI) ; Senador Emmanuel (PHI)
Morsalim Ahmad (PHI) ; Hamdani Rudim (INA) ; Bersamina Paulo (PHI);
1.0 pointers ---- Arroyo Christian (PHI) ; Kaisar Jenius (INA) ; Datu Alcon John(PHI)
Lindiawati Evi (INA) ; Sukandar Irene ( INA) ; Palao Ben (PHI) ;
Bagamasbad Efren ( PHI) ; Dewi A.A.Citra(INA) ; Cai Jiaying (CHN);
Xu Huahua (CHN) ; Tesiman Ferdiman (INA) ; Sihite Chelsie Monica (INA);
Rahayu Wita (INA) ; Trenseco Felica ( INA) ; Fabriana Nita (INA) ;
Kadek Iin Dwijayanti (INA) ; Turqueza M.J (PHI) ; Verdiana Norasya (INA);
Suede Mikee Charlene (PHI) ; Mariano Kristine Mae (PHI) ;
Alidani Leonardo (PHI) ; Lagula Mc Dominique (PHI) ; Segarra Randy (PHI) ;
Kim Yap (PHI) ; Kevin Mirano (PHI) ;
0.5 pointers --- Abdumalik Zhansaya (KAZ) ; Jan Francis Mirano ( PHI) ;
Qibtiyah Meriatul ( INA) ; Frayna Janelle Mae ( PHI) ,Lemi Daniel John(PHI)
Garcia Danrev ( PHI)
Membrere Brenna Mae ( PHI) ; Tin Jingyao ( SIN)
Evangelista Paul Robert ( PHI) ;
0 pointers ---- Sharma Kushagra (IND) ; Low Zhen Yu Cyrus ( SIN)
Bathula Abhinav Reddy ( IND)
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