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June 28, 2016

 

Round 13 - 2016 National Chess Championships Grand Finals – Battle of the Grandmasters

PSC Athletes' Dining Hall

 

FINAL STANDINGS (Round 13) of the Battle of Grandmasters - 2016 National Chess Championships held at the PSC National Athletes’ Dining Hall, Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, P. Ocampo Sr. St, Malate, Manila:

 
  MEN'S DIVISION WOMEN'S DIVISION  
 
Rk. Name Pts.
1 GM ANTONIO Rogelio Jr 9,0
2 GM GONZALES Jayson 9,0
3 IM BERSAMINA Paulo 8,5
4 GM GOMEZ John Paul 8,5
5 GM TORRE Eugenio 8,0
6 GM BARCENILLA Rogelio 8,0
7 GM LAYLO Darwin 7,5
8 NM NOURI Hamed 7,5
9 IM GARMA Chito 7,0
10 IM PASCUA Haridas 5,5
11 FM REYES Narquinden 4,0
12 MICIANO John Marvin 3,5
13 NM GOTEL Michael 3,5
14 NM EMPERADO Emmanuel 1,5
Rk. Name Pts.
1 WIM FRAYNA Janelle Mae 9,0
2 WIM FRONDA Jan Jodilyn 8,5
3 WNM BERNALES Christy Lamiel 8,0
4 WIM SECOPITO Catherine 7,5
5 WIM SUEDE Mikee Charlene 7,5
6 WIM MENDOZA Beverly 7,0
7 WFM SAN DIEGO Marie Antoinette 7,0
8 LOZANO Arvie 6,5
9 WFM MENDOZA Shania Mae 6,0
10 WIM GALAS Bernadette 6,0
11 BERMUNDO Lucelle R. 5,5
12 WFM DOROY Allaney Jia G 5,5
13 WFM REVITA Samantha Glo 4,5
14 PINEDA Judith 2,5
 
 

Last year's runner-up Grandmaster Joey Antonio and top seed Woman International Master Janelle Mae Frayna register contrasting results in the final round to capture the title in their respective division of the 2016 National Chess Championships.

Antonio opted for an easy draw in 30 moves of a Nimzo-Indian Defense with International Master Haridas Pascua while Frayna lost to lowly WFM Samantha Glo Revita in 43 moves of a Gruenfeld Defense. Both became champion in their division and received the champion trophy, DGT chess clock and cash prizes aside from allowances.

Bagging runner-up honors are Grandmaster Jayson Gonzales and women's defending champion Woman International Master Jan Jodilyn Fronda. Gonzales defeated WFM Narquinden Reyes in an English Opening game and actually tied for first place but lost to tie break when he lost to Antonio in the 10th round. Fronda on the other hand halved the point with 4th placer WIM Catherine Pereña-Secopito in 43 moves of a Petroff Defense.They received the runner-up trophy, DGT chess clock and cash prizes.

Third placers are International Master Paulo Bersamina and Woman National Master Christy Lamiel Bernales. Bersamina demolished the Bird's Opening of National Master Emmanuel Emperado in 38 moves while Bernales drew her game with WIM Bernadette Galas in 31 moves of a Sicilian Defense. Both received the third place trophy, DGT chess clock and cash. The top three placers of the tournament shall become automatic members of the Philippine team to the 42nd World Chess Olympiad to be held from September 1-14, 2016 in Baku City, Azerbaijan.

The tournament is being organized by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) and supported financially by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) in cooperation with the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC).

 
 
 
Results:
MEN and WOMEN'S DIVISION + game replays and downloads
 
Tournament Photos: chess-results.com
 
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