Saturday , February 4 2023
David Elorta open kitchen Chess
MAKIKITA sa file photo si FIDE Master David Elorta na nagkampeon sa taong ito sa Woman FIDE Master Sheerie Joy Lomibao Beltran Open Rapid Chess Tournament na ginanap sa second floor Open Kitchen, Rockwell Business Center, Sheridan Street, Mandaluyong City. Kasama sa retrato si Mam Mimi Casas ng Open Kitchen. Kilala sa tawag na “Haring David” sa local chess kung saan siya magsisilbing frontliner ng Negros Kingsmen versus GM Mark Paragua led Pasig City King Pirates na magiging historic meeting sa best of the best ngayong Sabado para sa PCAP Grand Finals ayon kay sportsman/National Master Tony Aguirre.

Mga bagong mukha sa PCAP Grand Finals, Negros, Pasig magtutuos

MATAPOS ang dalawang buwang elimination phase at playoffs ay magtutuos ang Negros Kingsmen at Pasig City King Pirates sa Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP).

Ito ay matapos magwagi ang Negros Kingsmen sa Davao Chess Eagles, 12-9, 4-17, 2-1 (Armageddon), sa Southern division finals habang tinalo ng Pasig City King Pirates ang San Juan Predators, 15-6, 12-9, sa Northern division finals na tinampukang Wesley So Cup season 2 online chess tournament na ginanap sa Chess.com Platform Miyerkoles, 7 Disyembre.

“The Negros Kingsmen maiden grand final championship vs Pasig will be a historic meeting of the best of the best,” sabi ni sportsman/National Master Tony Aguirre, isa sa limang co-team owner ng Negros Kingsmen na kinabibilangan nina Antonio Martin Olendo, Jeanshen Rosalem, Atty. Rodelio Solon, at Atty. Marlon Padayhag.

Iwinasiwas ni International Master Joel Pimentel si  FIDE Master Austin Jacob Literatus sa Board One habang kinaldag ni FIDE Master David Elorta si National Master Dale Bernardo sa Board Two para makamit ang Negros Kingsmen nina sportsman/National Master Tony Aguirre, Antonio Martin Olendo, Jeanshen Rosalem, Atty. Rodelio Solon, at Atty. Marlon Padayhag sa three-game playoffs.

Naiwasan ni FIDE Master Sander Severino ang pagkabokya ng kanyang koponan na Davao matapos daigin si Fide Master Mari Joseph Turqueza sa Board Three.

Dikdikan ang laban ng dalawang koponan, na naiselyo ng Negros ang panalo sa first match, 12-9, habang nakaresbak naman ang Davao team nina Atty. Jong Guevarra at team captain Chris Yap sa second match, 4-17 Disyembre  para makapuwersa ng Armageddon.

Sa North division finals ay umasa ang Pasig City King Pirates nina mayor Vico Sotto, Coach Franco Camillo at Expedito Bolico sa mala bayaning panalo nina Grandmaster Mark Paragua, Grandmaster Oliver Barbosa, International Master Eric Labog, Jr., Kevin Arquero at draw ni International Master Cris Ramayrat Jr., para dominahin ang rapid phase, 9-5, at maiselyo ang tagumpay sa first set.

Una nang binigo ng Pasig ang San Juan, 6-1, sa blitz category.

Sa second set ay nakaungos ang Pasig sa San Juan, 4-3, sa blitz event ngunit  namayagpag ang una (Pasig) sa rapid play, 9-5, para makapuwersa ng titular showdown sa Negros.

“Congrats to our team Pasig City King Pirates for winning in North Division Championship,” sabi ni Coach Franco Camillo.

Ang PCAP, ang country’s first play-for-pay league, ay nasa magiting na pamumuno ni PCAP President Atty. Paul Elauria, suportado ng San Miguel Corporation, Ayala Land, at PCWorx na sanctioned ng Games and Amusement Board sa pakikipagtuulungan ng National Chess Federation of the Philippines sa gabay ni chairman/president Rep. Prospero “Butch” Arreza Pichay Jr.

“The PCAP was established in collaboration with the National Chess Federation of the Philippines with the end view of bringing further to the fore the sport of chess, which has experienced a resurgence during the time of the coronavirus pandemic,” pahayag ng organizing committee. (MARLON BERNARDINO)

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