I was in a match against "PHILIPPINES' FINEST Chess Club" and my opponent timed out. It made me think that perhaps the typhoon was the reason for time out. So I checked his other games and he timed out on a whole bunch of them. Is there any ... | Read More
In East Asia, Korea and Japan, the two development countries do not seem to favor chess. The fact that they each have their own chess culture. South Korea has a lot of go(weiqi) masters, they generally love go. As for Japan, for chess even more di... | Read More
This just may be my first ever outright tournament win. I scored 4.5/5 with +4 -1 =1 against worthy opposition.
Quad #58A was a chess quad run by the Dan Heisman Learning Center and was TD'ed in fine fashion by deank This is one of my favorite ... | Read More
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I saw this yesterday in the street of Bacolod City.
Mate in 2.
You should bet at least P 100.00 to play the game and mate black in two moves only.
White to move.
Be Sports. No hurt feelings.
If, however, you think tha... | Read More
Special dress for national ceremony in the Philippines | Read More
Entered a tournament in Cebu City, Philippines. Live. 9 Rounds over the board, Game in 25 with a 5 second increment.
Got paired with some very strong and very weak players in the first 4 rounds. Scored 2 and 2, with victories over a 6 year o... | Read More
NM Ric Portugalera of the Philippines ruled the recently concluded Chess4thai Main Event last September 21, 2013 at the Bangkok Trade and Exhibition Center in Bangkok, Thailand. Portugalera scored 5.5 points in the 7-round rapid chess event in a t... | Read More
Merline D. Fuentes and Ioan Ciprian
First and foremost, I would like to say that sales or to gain honor from anyone is not my aim why I decided to write this book. This is actually the idea of my... | Read More
One of the most memorable event in my chess life is seeing the former world chess champion Mikail Tal in person. It was in the 80's , when a tournament was held here in the Philippines.
One thing I notice with Mr. Tal is his hand which is somewha... | Read More
The chess team tournament at the Department of Education, Philippines had been tight all through out with the scores too close for comfort for each team. Anything could happen, as the score chart keep changing every now and then.
At the penulti... | Read More
The Calgary International Chess Classic is a premier event in the city of Calgary, AB, Canada. The main event is an International tournament which features Grandmasters from all over the world as well as other players rated over 2000. This yea... | Read More
Thanks to Chess.com for inviting me to have my own official page here with my nick "ChessQueen".
It's great to see there are so many chess players here who enjoy playing and learning chess.
If you would like to connect... | Read More
Team National Pride Top 40 (As of 2/9/2013)
Team Philippines United
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What were your sporting targets at the 1974 Championship?
Essentially, I didn't play any chess in the first half of the year, but after the Olympiad, my schedule was very intense: 96 games in half a year, with short breaks. So I didn't count on a... | Read More
Olympiad: Most Photogenic Players contest (Beatiful women in Chess)
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First of all, Happy New Year! Wish you best in life with many many chess successes!
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I am not sure if someone missed new wave of Chess Informant that started with Volume 113 but it's not too lat... | Read More
*I'd like to express my apologies for the late publication of this installment. I will try and work hard to meet the deadline for the next issues.*
I'm back to give you the freshest news and issues that surrounds the league for the p... | Read More
Lightning Kid, vishy-theTiger from Madras
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Chennai and Manila (Philippines), for a couple of years -the vital stage in his early developme... | Read More
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