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Related Links:

Grand Finalists - 2013 National Age-Group Chess Championships

 

Boys' Division Final Results | LUZON Leg Elimination - 2013 National Age Group Chess Championships

Girls' Division Final Results | LUZON Leg Elimination - 2013 National Age Group Chess Championships

 

Boys' Division Final Results | MINDANAO Leg Elimination - 2013 National Age Group Chess Championships

Girls' Division Final Results | MINDANAO Leg Elimination - 2013 National Age Group Chess Championships

 

Boys' Division Final Results | VISAYAS Leg Elimination - 2013 National Age Group Chess Championships

Girls' Division Final Results | VISAYAS Leg Elimination - 2013 National Age Group Chess Championships

 

Velarde, Olay sweep age group chess tourney (2.4.2013)

Batucan, Apao grab solo lead in Gen San chessfest (2.3.2013)

Favorites strike at age group chess (2.2.2013)

Age group chessfest fires off in Gen San (2.1.2013)

Ceremonial Moves - 2013 National Age-Group Chess Championships Visayas Leg Elimination (1.10.2013)

 

 

 

CHESS NEWS

 

February 3, 2013

 
 

Batucan, Apao grab solo lead in Gen San chessfest

 
     
 

The leaders:
Boys Under 20 – Nephtali Batucan (5 points)
Boys U-16 Alberto Diolola Jr. (5)
Boys U-14 Bhing Joel Gimony (4)
Boys U-12 Chrits Aldritz Pondoyo (4.5)
Boys U-10 Ronald Canino (4.5)
Boys U-8 Jerish John Velarde (5)


Girls U-20 Exiquila Apao (4.5)
Girls U-16 Dhona Yngayo (4.5)
Girls U-14 Honey Grace Buenafe (4.5)
Girls U-12 Allaney Jia Doroy (5)
Girls U-10 MeannJoy Baclayon (4.5)
Girls U-8 Joannah love Marie Olay (5)

 
     
 
   

The pride of Davao city Nephtali Batucan (Right) makes a move against Diego Abraham Claro in round 5

The brilliant Exiquila Apao of Davao city displays her winning form in round 5.

 
 
 

Nephtali Batucan and Exiquila Apao clobbered their respective opponents in the penultimate round to grab the solo lead in the on-going National age-group chess championships held at the elegant Robinson's Place in General Santos city.

Batucan, the pride of Davao city clobbered Michael Gastala of Koronadal city in the 4th round before finishing Diego Abraham Claro of Madaue city in the 5th round to lead the Boys under 20 divisions with perfect score of five points.

Apao the brilliant chess queen of Davao city, easily sweep his 4th and 5th round opponents namely: Rose Irene Aldovino of Bukidnon and Kimberly Ladan of host General Santos city to remain on top with 4.5 points in the Girls under 20 sections going into the final round of the 4-day chess competition.

Both Batucan and Apao are assured of a slot in the grand finals in Taguig city in April.

Organized by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) and sponsored by Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel thru the initiative of Congressman Neri Javier Colmenares of Bayan Muna, the Mindanao age-group chess event is a qualifying tournament to select the country's representative in the ASEAN Age-group plus in Bangkok, Thailand.

 
 

-Jan Asor

 
     
     
 
Related Links:
Grand Finalists - 2013 National Age-Group Chess Championships
 
Boys' Division Final Results | LUZON Leg Elimination - 2013 National Age Group Chess Championships
Girls' Division Final Results | LUZON Leg Elimination - 2013 National Age Group Chess Championships
 
Boys' Division Final Results | MINDANAO Leg Elimination - 2013 National Age Group Chess Championships
Girls' Division Final Results | MINDANAO Leg Elimination - 2013 National Age Group Chess Championships
 
Boys' Division Final Results | VISAYAS Leg Elimination - 2013 National Age Group Chess Championships
Girls' Division Final Results | VISAYAS Leg Elimination - 2013 National Age Group Chess Championships
 
Velarde, Olay sweep age group chess tourney (2.4.2013)
Batucan, Apao grab solo lead in Gen San chessfest (2.3.2013)
Favorites strike at age group chess (2.2.2013)
Age group chessfest fires off in Gen San (2.1.2013)
Ceremonial Moves - 2013 National Age-Group Chess Championships Visayas Leg Elimination (1.10.2013)