Mobile Home | Desktop Version




All eyes on Paez, Marticio, Aristorenas in 2021 National Youth Chess Tourney

By Marlon Bernardino
PhilBoxing.com
Tue, 06 Apr 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Arena International Master Alexandra Sydney Paez, Siblings Jersey and Jeremy Marticio of Cabuyao City and Christian Peter Mallari Aristorenas of San Pablo City will be under the microscope when they play against fellow chessers in the 2021 National Youth & Schools Online Chess Championships - Southern Luzon Leg ages 17 years old and below (Boys & Girls) gets underway on April 7 and 8, 2021 at tornelo platform.

"I hope to perform well in this event," said Arena International Master Alexandra Sydney Paez, whose stint is being supported by Cabuyao City Mayor Atty. Rommel Gecolea and City of Cabuyao Sports Director Mr. Jerome Lualhati.

Also set to fight for their place are Wayne Diaz Ruiz and Kaye Lalaine Regidor of Santa Rosa City, Siblings Oshrie Jhames and Prince Jhamie Reyes of Santa Rita, Pampanga, Ivan Travis Cu of San Juan City, Jaymiel Piel of Ternate, Cavite and Al-Basher "Basty" Buto of Cainta, Rizal.

The two-day tournament is sponsored by National Chess Federation of the Philippines Chairman/President Senior Deputy Speaker Prospero "Butch" Pichay Jr. and the Philippine Sports Commission in close cooperation with NCFP Chief Operating Officer GM Jayson Gonzales and assisted by NCFP Asst. Exec. Director Southern Luzon FA/ AGM/ Dr. Alfredo "Fred" Paez, NCFP Asst. Exec. Director Northern & Central Luzon IA/ NT/ NI Reden Cruz, WFM/ NA Michelle Yaon and NA/ NI Susan Grace Neri.

"It came into reality with the vision of NCFP Chairman/President Senior Deputy Speaker Hon. Cong. Prospero A. Pichay Jr.," said Dr. Paez, head coach of the Laguna Heroes who is fresh from winning the 1st PCAP Professional Chess League.

"Grand Finals Champions in every division will proudly represent the Philippines in Asian Schools Chess Championships tentatively scheduled on June 18-20 and June 25-27,2021 via Tornelo.com and presumably will be hosted by our country, more so champions in U17& 15 will be conferred a title of national master likewise for those in U7 to U13 categories will be awarded a national master norm or candidate master," added Dr. Paez, who is also the president of the Philippine Executive Chess Association.

"Eligible to play are members of NCFP in good standing," last word of Dr. Paez. -Marlon Bernardino-


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Marlon Bernardino.

Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Ancajas ready for bigger game
    By Joaquin Henson, Mon, 12 Apr 2021
  • MONABESA FACES LANDERO IN JAKARTA ON APRIL 14
    Mon, 12 Apr 2021
  • BRUTAL BENN BLITZES VARGAS IN ONE ROUND
    Mon, 12 Apr 2021
  • #1 Challenger, Aussie "Shotgun" O'Connell gunning for newly crowned WBA Champion Shannon Courtenay
    Mon, 12 Apr 2021
  • SPORTS SHORTS 102: JERWIN ANCAJAS DOWNS JONATHAN RODRIGUEZ IN THE EIGHTH ROUND EN ROUTE TO A UNANIMOUS DECISION WIN
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Sun, 11 Apr 2021
  • Alamat ni Manny Pacquiao (Ika-19 na Bahagi): Pampitong korona, inagaw ni Pacquiao kay Cotto
    By Eddie Alinea, Sun, 11 Apr 2021
  • Rising Welterweight Star Jaron “boots” Ennis Scores Sensational Sixth-round Knockout Over Sergey Lipinets In Saturday’s Showtime Championship Boxing® Main Event
    Sun, 11 Apr 2021
  • Majority Rules: Joe Smith Jr. Edges Maxim Vlasov to win Light Heavyweight World Title
    Sun, 11 Apr 2021
  • ANCAJAS RETAINS BELT AGAINST TOUGH MEXICAN RODRIGUEZ
    By Dong Secuya, Sun, 11 Apr 2021
  • Geraldo-Martin bout postponed due to ECQ
    By Lito delos Reyes, Sun, 11 Apr 2021
  • SPORTS SHORTS 101: MICHAEL DASMARIÑAS TO CHALLENGE NAOYA "MONSTER" INOUE ON JUNE 19
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Sat, 10 Apr 2021
  • Dr. Robert Kacmarek, RRT, PhD: A titan in the respiratory care profession crosses over
    By Emmanuel Rivera, RRT, Sat, 10 Apr 2021
  • Respect is Ancajas' motivation
    By Joaquin Henson, Sat, 10 Apr 2021
  • Undefeated Cruiserweights Clash As Efetobor Apochi Faces Deon Nicholson In Title Eliminator
    Sat, 10 Apr 2021
  • ARSLANBEK ‘LION’ MAKHMUDOV TO FACE NAGY ‘DOMINICAN DYNAMITE’ AGUILERA IN CO-MAIN EVENT OF MUNGUIA VS. BALLARD
    Sat, 10 Apr 2021