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CHESS NEWS

 

June 10, 2017

 
 

ADVISORY (Banned Chess Players)

 
     
 

Upon approval by NCFP President/Chairman Cong. Prospero A. Pichay, Jr. the following sanctions will be implemented effective June 07, 2017:

  1. Player Jomel Sinagula (a.k.a. Jojo Sinagula, a.k.a. Jojo Casiaman, a.k.a. Michael Sinagula, a.k.a. Melecio Sinagula, is banned for life from participating in any and all tournaments organized and/or sanctioned by the National Chess Federation of the Phiippines for recidivist cheating and identity theft he perpetrated in various team competitions.
  2. The following chess players are each meted six (6) months suspension from participating in any and all tournaments organized by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines for complicity with the above-mentioned Jomel Sinagula in accomplishing the various acts of cheating:
  1. IM Joel Pimentel
  2. FM Narquingden Reyes
  3. NM David Elorta
  4. Kevin Arquero
  5. Ricardo Batcho
  6. Jerick Cajeras
  7. Narciso Gumila, Jr.
  8. Jaymarc Gutierrez
  9. Luffe Magdalaga

For information and guidance.
NCFP SECRETARIAT