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66-year-old Torre suits up again for PH in chess Olympiad

Jun 19, 2018 - 11:38 PM

The National Chess Federation of the Philippines to name the rest of the Olympiad team

SOLDIER. Veteran Eugene Torre leads the charge for Philippines' campaign in the 31st Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Daniel Quizon stuns top seed in Asian Youth

Apr 03, 2018 - 6:12 PM

The 13-year-old Quizon shares the lead with two points with compatriot John Marvin Miciano, Arya Omidi of Iran and Timur Nurzanov of Kazakhstan

STUN. Daniel Quizon defeats Vietnamese International Master Tran Tuan Minh in 53 moves of a Sicilian Defense. Photo from Facebook

News Briefs: February 23, 2017

Feb 23, 2017 - 11:59 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Thursday February 23

Trillanes to PSC: Explain 'mishandling' of Wesley So's federation switch

Feb 02, 2015 - 3:42 PM

How many more promising athletes like GM So will our country have to lose due to the poor leadership of the PSC and its mishandling of sports development in the country? asks Trillanes

WORLD CLASS. The Philippines let go of Cavite native Wesley So, who displayed his world class ability by forcing a draw with the reigning world champion in January. File photo by Piroschka Van De Wouw/EPA

PSC claims it isn't hindering Wesley So's US transfer

Aug 14, 2014 - 4:05 PM

As Filipino chess Grandmaster Wesley seeks his release to transfer to the US team a confidante says National Chess Federation of the Philippines officials have grown combative and hostile

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD. Top-rated Filipino chess player Wesley So remains in limbo as he tries to gain his release to join the US chess team. Photo from So's Facebook

Chess legend Eugene Torre rallies support for Wesley So’s US ambition

Jun 14, 2014 - 10:04 PM

We have to give 101 full support to Wesley says Torre

Eugene Torre addresses the audience at Resorts World Manila. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Wesley So seeks outright release from PH Chess Federation

Jun 10, 2014 - 2:52 PM

Wesley So the country s top chess player has hardened his position and seeks to be released from the National Chess Federation of the Philippines

US BOUND. Top-rated Filipino chess player Wesley So is looking to play for the US team instead. Photo from So's Facebook

Chess ace Wesley So wants to play for US

Jun 08, 2014 - 7:19 PM

The nation s top chess talent plans to sever ties with the National Chess Federation of the Philippines to play for the US

US BOUND. Top-rated Filipino chess player Wesley So is looking to play for the US team instead. Photo from So's Facebook