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2011
 

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2011
 
 

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Opening (June 21, 2014)

Round 1 (June 21, 2014)

Round 2 (June 21, 2014)

Round 3 (June 22, 2014)

Round 4 (June 23, 2014)

Round 5 (June 23, 2014)

Round 6 (June 24, 2014)

Round 7 (June 25, 2014)

Round 8 (June 25, 2014)

Round 9 (June 26, 2014)

Round 10 (June 27,2014)

Round 11 (June 28,2014)

 

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Men & Women's ranking, pairings & results

 

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Women's Game 1-7

Men's Game 1-7

 

 

 

CHESS NEWS

 

June 30, 2014

 
 

2014 National Open Chess Championships / Battle of Grandmasters

 
     
 

ROUND 6 (OPEN)
June 24, 2014

International Master Jan Emmanuel Garcia drew with Grandmaster Rogelio Barcenilla in 61 moves in a Panno Variation of the King’s Indian to maintain the lead after the sixth round of the 2014 National Chess Championships/Battle of the Grandmasters held Tuesday at the Athletes’ Dining Hall, PSC Canteen, RMSC, Manila. IM Garcia now has 13.5 points in six rounds of play.

Asia’s first Grandmaster Eugene Torre also maintains second place by drawing with GM Joey Antonio in a QGD by repetition of moves. In third with 12 points are top seed GM John Paul Gomez and FM Paulo Bersamina who draw respectively with GM Richard Bitoon in 50 move of a KID Saemisch and IM Joel Pimentel in a Benko/Volga Gambit.

Grandmaster Darwin Laylo defeated the lone lady participant in the open, WFM Janelle Mae Frayna in a Gruenfeld with unususal third move for White. WFM Frayna was relegated to fifth place with 10.5 points. International Master Oliver Dimakiling also defeated National Master Roel Abelgas in 58 moves in an unusual lines of a Queen’s Pawn game to tie 6-7th places with GM Barcenilla.

 
 
         
         
         
 
 

ROUND 6 (WOMEN)
June 24, 2014

Woman International Master Catherine Pereña and WNM Christy Lamiel Bernales beat respective rivals to tie for the lead with 13.5 points in six rounds of play. WIM Pereña stopped erstwhile leader Woman FIDE Master Cherry Ann Mejia in 71 moves of a Larsen Opening while WNM Bernales subdued Queenie Lyn Reyes in 35 moves of a Closed Sicilian lines without g3.

In 4th place is Woman National Master Jean Karen Enriquez who beat WFM Shania Mae Mendoza in 32 moves of a Scandinavian Defense while in 5th is Aurora Kim Dantes with 9 points who defeated Ruth Aubrey de Guzman in 42 moves of a Closed Sicilian lines without g3. Woman National Master Jedara Docena drew with Gladys Hazelle Romero in 30 moves of a French Exchange Variation.

 
 
         
         
         
 
 
Related Story:
Opening (June 21, 2014)
Round 1 (June 21, 2014)
Round 2 (June 21, 2014)
Round 3 (June 22, 2014)
Round 4 (June 23, 2014)
Round 5 (June 23, 2014)
Round 6 (June 24, 2014)
Round 7 (June 25, 2014)
Round 8 (June 25, 2014)
Round 9 (June 26, 2014)
Round 10 (June 27,2014)
Round 11 (June 28,2014)
 
Results:
Men & Women's ranking, pairings & results
 
Downloads:
Women's Games (rnd1-rnd7)
Men's Games (rnd1-rnd7)