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GM Mark Paragua rules Babin Smith International Online Chess Tournament
Wed, 23 Sep 2020
Manila, Philippines---Grandmaster Mark Paragua of the Philippines ruled via tiebreak the Babin Smith Anniversary Cup International Online Chess Tournament on Monday, September 21, 2020 at lichess.org.
Paragua was tied for first-second places with International Master Egor Bogdanov of Ukraine at 1
GM Barcenilla ready, confident in upcoming GM Balinas Memorial chess tournament
Mon, 21 Sep 2020
Manila, Philippines---Grandmaster Rogelio "Banjo" Barcenilla Jr. expressed readiness and confidence that he will be having a better results in the upcoming Grandmaster and Attorney Rosendo Carreon Balinas Jr. Death Anniversary Free Registration Online Chess Tournament on September 27, 2020, Sunday,
Five-time Olympian Woman International Master Cristine Rose Mariano-Wågman Lands European Magazine Cover
Sun, 20 Sep 2020
Manila, Philippines---Five-time Olympian Woman International Master Cristine Rose Mariano-Wågman made the Philippines proud by becoming the first Filipina to grace the cover of a European chess magazine.
Mariano, a multi-time national champion, is featured in the front cover of the prestigious c
24th wedding anniversary online chess tilt
Sat, 19 Sep 2020
Manila,Philippines---Mr. Alvin Guevarra, aka “Babin Smith” and Ms. Riza Celajes-Guevarra will be celebrating their 24th wedding anniversary on September 21, 2020.
Relative with this, they will be sponsoring an online chess tournament on the same date 8 pm MT, 10 am PST (September 22).
GM Rosendo Balinas Chess Championship: All titled players will get an honorarium
Sat, 19 Sep 2020
Manila, Philippines---For the first time in Philippine chess history, all titled players will get an honorarium in an open tournament.
All chess masters, even just a candidate master, will get a piece of the pie in the Baby Uno Chess Challenge: GM and Atty. Rosendo Carreon Balinas, Jr. Death Anni
500 woodpushers show wares in GM Balinas Online chess tour
Fri, 18 Sep 2020
MANILA, Philippines — Around 500 woodpushers are expected to vie for honors in the Baby Uno Chess Challenge dubbed as Grandmaster and Attorney Rosendo Carreon Balinas Jr. Death Anniversary Free Registration Online Chess Tournament on September 27, 2020, Sunday, 11 am Manila Time at lichess.org.
Paragua, Barcenilla to Join PCAP Draft
Thu, 17 Sep 2020
Grandmasters Mark Paragua and Rogelio Barcenilla, Jr. signified their intention to join the inaugural draft of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP).
Both players are now residing in the United States.
“It is an honor for me to be one of the pioneers of the first profe
GAB Chair Leads PCAP Launch
Wed, 16 Sep 2020
Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Abraham “Baham” Mitra will lead the introductory press conference of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) on Thursday via Google meet.
GM Mark Paragua wins Busaco Birthday Online Chess Tournament
Mon, 14 Sep 2020
Former child prodigy Grand Master (GM) Mark Paragua won the Baby Uno Chess Challenge dubbed as Freddie Busaco Birthday Online Chess Tournament on Monday (September 14, 2020) at lichess.org.
The New York, USA based Paragua finished undefeated with 10.5 points on account of 10 wins and 1 draw in 11
WIM Cristine Rose back in scene
Sun, 13 Sep 2020
Manila, Philippine—Woman International Master (WIM) Cristine Rose Mariano-Wågman returns to centerstage as she sees action in the Baby Uno Chess Challenge dubbed as Grandmaster and Attorney Rosendo Carreon Balinas Jr. Death Anniversary Free Registration Online Chess Tournament on September 27 at