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ABC wins inter-elem chess championship

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ABC Tanjay City’s chess wizard Jose Harold Palubio
emerged victorious in the recently-concluded Open Inter-
Elementary Active Chess Championship held at the Negros
Club 64 Inc.{{more}}

Balugo Elementary’s John Elton Tenebroso tied with
Palubio with  ve points in the six round-Swiss event,
but Tenebroso landed second placer via lower tiebreak
points.

West City’s Clark Pactol settled for third place, followed
by ABC Tanjay’s Alex Kristian Agir, and West City’s Kimuel
Anqui in the 4th and 5th spots respectively.

The top  ve placers received handsome trophies and
cash prizes courtesy of the sponsoring Silliman University
Engineers Organization.

Meanwhile, Omitzie Serion of ABC-Dumaguete
conquered the 6th spot followed by Walton James
Tenebroso of Balugo Elementary. Both received cash prizes
as well as those who tied in the 8th to 13th spots: Silliman
University Elementary’s Ram Andre Teng and Gemico
Tatoy; City Central’s Linnel Alcantara; Nelfe John Supo
(Magsaysay Elementary); McLeen Jayme (Calindagan
Elem.); and France Erojo of Cadawinonan Elementary.
A total of 22 students participated in the Active Chess
Championship in celebration of the 109th founding
anniversary of Silliman University.

Meanwhile, the A and G Sy Memorial: Dumaguete
City-Wide Inter-Elemtentary Chess Team Championship
resumes its round 2 on Sept. 4, 2010. The current standings
in this two-board team tournament are: Balugo Elem. —
A, West City Elem. — A, Silliman University Elem. — A,
Catherina Cittadini Elem. — A, and Cadawinonan Elem, 2
points; Holy Cross, St. Paul — A, St. Paul — B, West City -B,
ABC — A, and Catherina Cittadini —B, 1 point; Magsaysay
Elementary, Balugo — B, ABC —B & C, and S.U. Elementary
— B, 0 point.

Sponsoring the event are Philippine Daily Inquirer,
Manila Bulletin, Philippine Star, the Sy family and New
Renies Magazine Center.

The September Blitz Edition is set this on Sept. 26,
2010.The monthly Blitz Open is sponsored by Vice-Mayor
Allan Cordova, Atty. Cyrus Riconalla, and Atty. Alfredo
Orquillas Jr. (PR)

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