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For advance info: there was a revised schedule reducing the Total nr of rounds to 9 (instead of 11 as originally planned).
Additionally, Games starts daily @ 15:00 (3PM) Philippine Time except for the 9th Round (last round) that will start @ 9:00 (9AM) !
So settles for draw, stays on topBy Roy LuarcaPhilippine Daily InquirerFirst Posted 00:50:00 04/27/2010
So earns World Cup berth
More Pics @9th Asian Continental Championship @Subic,Phils(April 20-30, 2010)
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World's Top Juniors Race Towards 2700 (UPDATE)
as of 30 Apr 2010 & the new updated 01 May 2010 UPDATES !!!
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Ni Hua., Pourkashiyan Win Asian Championships
Friday, 30 April 2010 23:36
Chinese GM Ni Hua and Iranian WGM Atousa Pourkashiyan won the 9th Asian Individual Championships held 20-30 April 2010 in Subic Freeport, Philippines. Ni Hua and Pourkashiyan both scored a total of 7 points out of 9 rounds to finish alone in first in their respective Open and Women's divisions. In photo, Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority Administrator Armand C. Arreza (center) and National Chess Federation of the Philippines Chairman/President Prospero A. Pichay, Jr. award the runner-up trophy to local hero Wesley So.
The tournament was organized by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) under the auspices of FIDE and the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) and hosted by the Subic Bay Management Authority (SBMA). The top five Men qualify for the next World Cup while the Asian Women's champion qualifies for the 2012 Women's World Championship. The Asian Individual Championships are now held annually and next year's edition shall be hosted by the Iran Chess Federation.
At the awards ceremony are, from left, NCFP Treasurer Red Dumuk, ACF Treasurer Mehrdad Pahlevanzadeh, FIDE General Secretary Ignatius Leong, Le Quang Liem, Abhijeet Gupta, Wesley So, Ni Hua, SBMA Administrator Armand Arreza, NCFP Chairman/President Prospero A. Pichay, Jr., NCFP director Edmund Legaspi and ACF Deputy President Casto Abundo.
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Hi mates!!! It is a pleasure to find this site and also to see old good chess mate!!!. I will be visiting this site from time to time to share chess news and also to share with all wesley followers. I would like to send hello to an old friend called tim according to a common mate and i´m happy for hearing from him.
Wesley - iturrizaga will be the next championship match
Hi & Hello Bro veigaman ! Welcome you here ... glad to see u around !
we'll update you on Wes next Tourneys to join ... as soon as confirmation of dates are made available !
Wow nice job, Mr. Joeyj. We can really use you to do paper works for Wesley, like for the chess coach. We got to go together to chairman sometimes...
World's Top Juniors Race Towards 2700 (June 2010 UPDATE)
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Wesley So, the only player w/o a coach among the World’s Top 10 Juniors
Do you know that GM Wesley So PHI (2665) is the only player among the World’s Top 10 Juniors without a coach ?
Wesley is an iceberg. For now, we're just seeing the tip of his prowess.
Battle of GMs: So captures third straight title
Men’s champion Wesley So, right, and female winner Rulp Ylem Jose, are shown with National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) secretary-general and Tagaytay City Mayor Abraham ‘Bambol’ Tolentino during the award ceremony of the Phoenix Petroleum ‘Battle of GMs’ at the Character Hotel in Tagaytay City.
TAGAYTAY CITY -- Nobody, nobody but Wesley So.
So added another chapter to his colorful career when he ruled the third Phoenix Petroleum “Battle of GMs” national chess championships for the third straight year at the Character Hotel here Wednesday.
Much more bro SugarDom ... if Wes prowess ... will be harnessed by a WorldClass Trainer/Coach !!!
With Angpin going out, so does our funding for chess...