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Opening Day Photos

 

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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

 

Cadiz rule age group chess (1.17.2013)

Cebu chessers win anew (1.12.2013)

Casa, de Luna leads national age-group chess (1.12.2013)

Upsets rock age group chess (1.12.2013)

Casa, Merabe pulls through (1.12.2013)

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

Downloads:

Opening Day Photos.zip (2MB)

Awarding Day Photos.zip (8MB)

 

 

 

CHESS NEWS

 

January 12, 2013

 
 

Casa, Merabe pulls through

 
     
 

 

Gil Casa Jr.

John Vincent Merabe

 

 
 
 

Gil Casa Jr. and John Vincent Merabe scored convincing victories in the fifth round of the National age-group chess championship in Cadiz city. Casa beat Mark Adrian Ong in 40 moves of their Sicilian encounter to lead the Boys Under-10 division. Ong resigned in a lost endgame in 45 moves. Casa sits comfortably at the top with 5 points followed by Adrian de Luna with 4 points.

Merabe, the pride of Cadiz city shattered Edgar Escobia's Slav defense and produced a dangerous passed pawn on the sixth rank. Escobia defended well but Mirabe's tactical move in the 30th turn nails the point in the Boys under-16 division. He has now in the lead with 4 points followed by Spencer de Guzman and Robert Ace Cabras all with 3 points.

In other result, Kenneth Allen Ballo-allo leads the Boys under-12 with 4 points while Valerio Mangubat dominates the under-14 with the same number of points.

In Girls Under-14 and Under-10 result, Methusellah Hoban and Natorri Biazza Diaz are on top with 5 points and 4.5 points respectively.

The champion in each category will advance to the grand finals in June.

 
 

- Jan Asor

 
 

 

 
 
Opening Day Photos
 
Awarding Day Photos
more photos in the Gallery
 
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
 
Cadiz rule age group chess (1.17.2013)
Cebu chessers win anew (1.12.2013)
Casa, de Luna leads national age-group chess (1.12.2013)
Upsets rock age group chess (1.12.2013)
Casa, Merabe pulls through (1.12.2013)
Ceremonial Moves - 2013 National Age-Group Chess Championships Visayas Leg Elimination (1.10.2013)
Downloads:
Opening Day Photos.zip (2MB)
Awarding Day Photos.zip (8MB)