• Page Views 11629
  • Sa wakas,” said the soft-spoken Gonzales in a long distance interview with this writer yesterday. Aside from pocketing the $5,000 champion’s purse, Gonzales also set the record as the first-ever Filipino chesser to win the Subic Open International Chess Championship.

    “Napakasarap kasi ako ang unang Filipino player na nagkampeon sa Subic Chess at timing na timing ganito din ako noong 1998 na kauna-unahang Filipinong nagkampeon sa Southern California International Open Chess,” said Gonzales, who will lead a bunch of Filipino players against Myanmar in a goodwill match on Monday in Tagaytay City. The Quezon City-based Gonzales, currently No. 8 in the April 2008 Fide rating list with 2490 points after getting 22 more points for his superb performance in the Subic Open, needs 10 more Elo rating points to formally earn his GM title

    Share

    Leave a Reply

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 22 July 2017
      9 hours ago No comment

      Andrea Torres renews ties with GMA Network

      Beautiful and multi-talented actress Andrea Torres continues her journey as a Kapuso as she renewed her exclusive contract with GMA Network on July 18. Present in the contract signing were GMA Senior Vice President for Entertainment TV Lilybeth G. Rasonable, GMA Senior Assistant Vice President for Alternative Productions Gigi ...

    • 22 July 2017
      12 hours ago No comment

      Cherry Pie is happy on Urian Nomination

      Cherry Pie Picache is happy over the Urian best actress nomination she got for her role in the movie, “Pauwi Na,” which won her the best actress award in the To Farm Film Festival last year.  The movie itself later won the Golden Goblet Award for best film in ...

    • 22 July 2017
      14 hours ago No comment

      GMA Public Affairs’ ‘Road Trip’ shows celebrities’ exciting, therapeutic travel adventures

      Aside from relaxing and escaping their busy schedules at work, celebrities take the time off to somehow mend themselves. Beginning July 23 in North America and Asia Pacific and July 25 in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, join some of today’s hottest celebrities as they travel and reflect on GMA Public ...

    • 22 July 2017
      16 hours ago No comment

      TFC earns back-to-back wins for global campaigns at 15th Quill Awards

      #Vote4ASelfieWorthyPH among top five over-all winners for Communication Management; Kapamilya Reunion wins first Quill for Advertising, Marketing and Brand Communication QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES — ABS-CBN The Filipino Channel (TFC), home of the most widely distributed premium and on demand channel and producer of Filipino content outside the Philippines, earned ...

    • 22 July 2017
      18 hours ago No comment

      The Black Prince (PG )

      Majestic Wonder! Scope and grandeur. Three words that don’t happen too often when it comes to Hollywood movies. All this is about to change with the opening of The Black Prince. East meets west in a classic way as for the first memorable time we get to unearth the ...

    %d bloggers like this: