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Metro Cebu Camaraderie Chess Tournament opens at Parklane International Hotel

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 41 chess players from five different clubs around Cebu are taking part in the inaugural “Metro Cebu Camaraderie Chess Tournament” which opened today, May 8, 2021, at the Tupaz Hall of Cebu Parklane International Hotel. Although it’s a minor chess tournament, one of the organizers, Ariel Potot, who […] The post Metro Cebu Camaraderie Chess Tournament opens at Parklane International Hotel appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerMay 8th, 2021

“First Metro Cebu Camaraderie Chess Tournament” opens this Saturday at Parklane

CEBU CITY, Philippines — To signify that the over-the-board chess tournament is back in Cebu, the RiChessMasters will be holding a socially distanced wood pushing tilt dubbed  “First Metro Cebu Camaraderie Chess Tournament” on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at the Tupaz Hall of Cebu Parklane International Hotel. For the past year, Cebuano woodpushers are left […] The post “First Metro Cebu Camaraderie Chess Tournament” opens this Saturday at Parklane appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Team Cebu chessers log decent finishes in Asian Zonals

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Team Cebu woodpushers logged decent finishes in the recent FIDE Asian Zonals 3.3 Chess Championships at the Cebu Parklane International Hotel. The international chess tournament used a hybrid online chess format, a first in its history due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, most Filipino players considered it a blessing in disguise […] The post Team Cebu chessers log decent finishes in Asian Zonals appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 11th, 2021

FIDE Asian Zonal chess tourney starts

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- In a very rare opportunity, Cebu has been chosen as one of the hosts of a major international wood pushing tournament, the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) Asian Zonal 3.3 Chess Championships 2021 that officially unfolds today, May 1, at the Cebu Parklane International Hotel.  Due to the travel restrictions brought by […] The post FIDE Asian Zonal chess tourney starts appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2021

Cebu teams battle north division squads in Wesley So Cup tomorrow

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The four Cebu-based teams competing in the south division of the Wesley So Cup Conference of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) will face the north division teams for the first time in tomorrow’s (June 9) resumption of the online chess tournament. The highest-ranked Cebu-based team, the Cordova Dutchess […] The post Cebu teams battle north division squads in Wesley So Cup tomorrow appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Bello tops Cepca weekly online chess

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Napoleon Bello Jr. emerged as the top woodpusher in the open category of the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) Weekly Online Chess Tournament & Dr. Leo Lofranco Birthday Chessfest held last Sunday, June 6, 2021. Bello Jr. of Catbalogan City, Samar finished the 15-round Swiss system standard blitz competition by winning […] The post Bello tops Cepca weekly online chess appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Nailon leads Bachelors to victory in Toledo City chess

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Richard Nailon led The Bachelors in claiming the title of the inaugural Toledo City Hinulawan Festival 3 on 3 Chess Tournament over the weekend at the Cebeco III covered court in Toledo City, western Cebu. Nailon won eight games and had one draw in the nine-round Swiss system rapid competition to finish with […] The post Nailon leads Bachelors to victory in Toledo City chess appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Flight diversion from Cebu to NAIA for wider quarantine

The move to divert Cebu-bound international flights to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City was meant to address the lack of hotel and billeting facilities to accommodate arriving passengers who need to undergo quarantine, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 29th, 2021

Birthday boy Maratas hosts CEPCA weekly online chess May 23

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Engr. Jerry Maratas, the president of the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) will host the club’s weekly online chess tournament tomorrow, May 23, 2021, which is in line with his 42nd birthday celebration. The tournament which will be dubbed “Prexy Jerry Birthday Online Chess Fest” will feature the best woodpushers […] The post Birthday boy Maratas hosts CEPCA weekly online chess May 23 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2021

Trojans to parade Iranian Super GM in 2nd conference of PCAP online chess

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Toledo Trojans are ready to prove that they have already learned the lesson from their failure to qualify in the South Division finals of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) online tournament 1st Conference last March. Due to a bad internet connection, the Trojans fell to the Iloilo […] The post Trojans to parade Iranian Super GM in 2nd conference of PCAP online chess appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2021

Lawyer s Gambit chess tourney benefits Cebu community pantry

A chess tournament for lawyers was conducted online by the Cebu Chapter of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines in conjunction with the Toledo City Trojans of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines last May 8......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 13th, 2021

NM Enriquez victorious in Cepca online weekly chess

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After finishing 17th in his campaign in the recent FIDE Asian Zonals 3.3 Chess Championships, National Master (NM) Rogelio Enriquez Jr., flexed his winning form by topping the All-Cepcans Arena in the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) weekly online chess tournament last Sunday, May 9, 2021. NM Enriquez Jr., […] The post NM Enriquez victorious in Cepca online weekly chess appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 11th, 2021

NM Roque, Enriquez of Team Cebu climb up Asian Zonals chess rankings

CEBU CITY, Philippines— National Masters (NM) Merben Roque and Rogelio Enriquez Jr. of Team Cebu improved their rankings in the ongoing FIDE Asian Zonals 3.3 Chess Championships after snatching victories in their respective campaigns after round seven. After losing to International Master (IM) Jingyao Tin of Singapore in round six, NM Roque bounced back strong […] The post NM Roque, Enriquez of Team Cebu climb up Asian Zonals chess rankings appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 8th, 2021

Two Cebuanas to compete in rhythmic gymnastics tourney

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- Two young Cebuana gymnasts will strut their wares in an online gymnastics tournament tomorrow, Friday, May 7, 2021, which is called the 2021 KOOP Cup of the Kalev Estienne Rhythmic Gymnastics Canada International. The young Cebuanas, who are competing, are 13-year old Leanne Marie Manning and 11-year old Noem Drexel Krixie Guades. […] The post Two Cebuanas to compete in rhythmic gymnastics tourney appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Cepca weekly online chess: Lofranco, Tinga victorious

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Leo Lofranco and Michael Tinga lorded their respective categories in the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) online weekly chess tournament held last Sunday, April 25, 2021. Lofranco, a doctor based in Catbalogan City, dominated the Prexy Jerry blitz arena by accumulating a total of 28 points. Tinga, a native of Bogo […] The post Cepca weekly online chess: Lofranco, Tinga victorious appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 28th, 2021

AUK bags 18 gold medals in Hakuakai International Karate Championships

CEBU CITY, Philippines—One of Cebu’s vaunted karate-do team, the Association for the Upliftment of Karate-Do (AUK) put on a sterling performance in the recent 4th Annual Hakuakai International Karate Championships E-Kata & E-Fantom Kumite held last April 24 to 25, 2021.  The online karate-do tournament drew karate-do clubs from the Philippines, South Borneo, Iraq-Kurdistan, Macau-China […] The post AUK bags 18 gold medals in Hakuakai International Karate Championships appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

R.B. Potot Sr. Memorial Chess Tournament set April 24 in Cebu

RiChessmasters (RCM) and Professional Chess Association of the Philippines teams Lapu Lapu City Naki Warriors and the Cordova Dagami Warriors have organized the 1st R.B. Potot Sr. Memorial Chess Tournament, which will be held Saturday, April 24, at the Solea Mactan Resort inCebu......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Belano wins another online chess title 

Cebu City, Philippines—Kristina Belano logged her second first-place win this month after ruling the Prexy Jerry Blitz Arena of the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) Weekly Chess Online Tournament last Sunday, April 11, 2021.  Belano, 13, also a varsity woodpusher of the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R), scored 44 points in her division […] The post Belano wins another online chess title  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Belano, Ty rule Cepca Easter Sunday online blitz tourney 

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- Former national age-group chess tournament champion Kristina Belano and veteran wood pusher Jimmy Ty Jr. topped their respective categories in the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) Easter Sunday Online Blitz Tournament last April 4, 2021.  The 13-year old varsity chess player of the University of San Jose-Recoletos scored a total […] The post Belano, Ty rule Cepca Easter Sunday online blitz tourney  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2021

Cepca online chess: Olayvar, Amores win

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Norman Martin Olayvar and Neal Amores ruled their respective divisions in the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) weekly online chess tournament last Sunday, March 28, 2021.  Olayvar emerged  the top woodpusher in the Prexy Jerry Blitz arena with 34 points, while Amores claimed the title in the All-Cepcans arena by scoring […] The post Cepca online chess: Olayvar, Amores win appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 30th, 2021

Toledo Trojans make PCAP online chess semis

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Toledo City Trojans defeated the heavily favored Zamboanga Sultans to advance to the semifinals of the ongoing playoffs of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) online chess tournament. The Trojans are the only Cebu-based wood pushing team to reach this stage in the country’s biggest online professional chess tournament.  Their […] The post Toledo Trojans make PCAP online chess semis appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021