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2011
 

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2011
 
 

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Team Philippines that won a total of 65 medals in standard, rapid and blitz (6.19.2013)

Nouri Makes Chess History; Doroy, Revita, Mendoza earn outright Fide Master title (6.14.2013)

PH woodpushers win golds in 14th ASEAN + Age Group Chess Championships 2013 (6.14.2013)

Garcia, Datu remains in second place; Nouri keeps share of lead (6.13.2013)

Garcia, Pascua, Datu shares 2nd spot in Standard chess (6.12.2013)

ASEAN Chess Confederation Delegates Annual General Meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand (6.12.2013)

Garcia, Frayna keep Pinoy pride alive (6.10.2013)

Garcia, Datu, off to good start in Standard chess competition; NCFP prexy is very confident (6.9.2013)

Garcia, Pascua, Datu leads gold rush for PH's gold medal winners; Nouri, Revita, Concio, Samantila, Bersamina, Gonzales shines (6.8.2013)

Garcia grabs solo lead in 14th ASEAN + Age Group Chess Championships 2013 (6.7.2013)

Pangasinan wants to host ASEAN + Age Group Chess Championships 2014 (6.7.2013)

Chiang Mai, Thailand: Datu off to good start in ASEAN age-group rapid chess tilt (6.7.2013)

PH team confident of chances at Asean chess tilt in Thailand (6.5.2013)

 

The Philippine Star Sports News:

Datu leads Pinoy winners in Asean chess opener AA (6.7.2013)

ABS-CBN Sports News:

Next ASEAN Chess Age-Group Championship in PH (6.11.2013)

Pinoys chessers share lead in ASEAN chess (6.10.2013)

Pinoys seek GM norms in Malaysian chess tilt (6.06.2013)

Datu off to good start in ASEAN age-group chess (6.06.2013)

 

 

CHESS NEWS

 

June 7, 2013

 
 

Pangasinan wants to host ASEAN + Age Group Chess Championships 2014

 
     
 

The Province of Pangasinan has launched a bid to host the ASEAN + Age Group Chess Championships, which features the best and the brightest "young woodpushers" in the region.

Former Olympian grandmaster (GM) Jayson Gonzales, Executive Director of the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) under the leadership of it's Chairman/President Prospero "Butch" Pichay Jr., Secretary-General Cavite 7th district Rep. Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino Jr. and Deputy Secretary-General Red Dumuk said Pangasinan Governor Amado Espino's promised to back the country's bid to host the ASEAN tournament.

Subic Freeport, Olongapo City hosted the event in 2010.

"The governor was impressed by the performance of our team which got the 57 medals and awards and finished second overall in last year's edition in Hue, Vietnam," said Gonzales. "He gave us (NCFP) instructions to do what we can in hosting the event here in 2014 and we'll do our best to get the job done."

The Annual General Meeting of the ASEAN Chess Confederation is to take place on Saturday, coincide the on-going 14th ASEAN + Age Group Chess Championships 2013 being held at the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

 
 

It shall be recalled that the Philippines won 12 golds, 36 silvers and 9 bronze medals in the Standard, Rapid and Blitz competitions. The harvest broke the country's 2011 haul of 23 medals including 8 golds.

Host Vietnam topped the event with 121 medals including 73 golds, 31 silvers, 17 bronzes followed by Indonesia with 30 medals (12-7-9).

Organized by National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) headed by Chairman/President Prospero "Butch" Pichay Jr., Secretary-General Cavite 7th district Rep. Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino Jr. and Deputy Secretary-General Red Dumuk, the Pangasinan leg was held at the Training & Devt. Center, Lingayen, Pangasinan last March 23 to 26 is the thru the initiative and coordination of NCFP Committee Chairman for Grassroots Development and Promotions Rep. Neri Javier Colmenares of Bayan Muna Party-list group and sponsored by Pangasinan Governor Amado T. Espino Jr., in close cooperation with Provincial Administrator Rafael Howard Baraan, Provincial Executive Assistant and Sports Director Modesto Operania.

A total of 226 players from all over the country participated in this final qualifying event of the four-stage competition organized by NCFP and also backed up by Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman Ricardo Garcia and Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Jose Cojuangco Jr.

The Visayas leg finished last January 9-12 in Cadiz City; the Mindanao Qualifying event concluded last January 31-February 3 and the Luzon leg elimination was held in Malolos City in Bulacan last March 3-6.

 
  -Marlon Bernardino  
     
     
 
Related Links:
Official Home Page of Organizer
 
Team Philippines that won a total of 65 medals in standard, rapid and blitz (6.19.2013)
Nouri Makes Chess History; Doroy, Revita, Mendoza earn outright Fide Master title (6.14.2013)
PH woodpushers win golds in 14th ASEAN + Age Group Chess Championships 2013 (6.14.2013)
Garcia, Datu remains in second place; Nouri keeps share of lead (6.13.2013)
Garcia, Pascua, Datu shares 2nd spot in Standard chess (6.12.2013)
ASEAN Chess Confederation Delegates Annual General Meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand (6.12.2013)
Garcia, Frayna keep Pinoy pride alive (6.10.2013)
Garcia, Datu, off to good start in Standard chess competition; NCFP prexy is very confident (6.9.2013)
Garcia, Pascua, Datu leads gold rush for PH's gold medal winners;
Nouri, Revita, Concio, Samantila, Bersamina, Gonzales shines
(6.8.2013)
Garcia grabs solo lead in 14th ASEAN + Age Group Chess Championships 2013 (6.7.2013)
Pangasinan wants to host ASEAN + Age Group Chess Championships 2014 (6.7.2013)
Chiang Mai, Thailand: Datu off to good start in ASEAN age-group rapid chess tilt (6.7.2013)
PH team confident of chances at Asean chess tilt in Thailand (6.5.2013)
 
The Philippine Star Sports News:
Datu leads Pinoy winners in Asean chess opener AA (6.7.2013)
ABS-CBN Sports News:
Next ASEAN Chess Age-Group Championship in PH (6.11.2013)
Pinoys chessers share lead in ASEAN chess (6.10.2013)
Pinoys seek GM norms in Malaysian chess tilt (6.06.2013)
Datu off to good start in ASEAN age-group chess (6.06.2013)