Wesley rules out Olympic stint for PH

5 years ago

UPSET that his request to switch federations last year was ignored by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines, Grandmaster Wesley So has ruled out the possibility of playing ...

Wesley finally topples Aronian

5 years ago

After several failed attempts, Grandmaster Wesley So finally toppled world No. 5 and defending champion GM Levon Aronian of Armenia to forge a four-way tie for third place after ...

Wesley enters 2nd round of World Chess Cup

8 years ago

Filipino Grandmaster (GM) Wesley So made it to the second round of the prestigious 2013 World Chess Cup being held at the Scandic Hotel in Tromso, Norway. The 19-year-old ...

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Barbosa wins in India

9 years ago

GRANDMASTER Oliver Barbosa trounced hometown bet International Master Shyam Nikil on Monday to rule the 10th Parsvnath International Grand­masters Chess Tournament at the Lud­low Castle Sports Complex in New ...

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Pinoy is Canada bet in World Chess Event

10 years ago

Mel Laceste and his wife, Maria Teresa, greeting their victorious son, Loren, as he arrives at YVR on July 11 after winning the Canadian Youth Chess Championship held July ...

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