James Toga

Manchess Kiddies Mixed Chess Tilt Set Tomorrow

The 2016 Manchess Kiddies Mixed Rapid Chess Tournament is set to start off at the Lobby Area inside the People’s House (formerly New Government Center) of the City of Bacolod tomorrow.

Prizes at stake in the 12 & Under Boys and 13 & Under Girls: PhP3,000 - Champion; PhP2,000 - Second Place; PhP1,000 - Third Place; PhP500 - Fourth Place; and PhP300 - Fifth to Tenth Place. Top three players will also receive trophies, while the rest of the finishers gets medals.

Bungar, Solinap Champions in 6th Bata Chess Tourney

Young chesser Joseph Bungar of Barangay 14 and Purok Katilingban Zone 5 pride Ariel Solinap capture the top trophy in the 6th Brgy Bata Chess Tournament 2016 at the Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Gym, Bata in Bacolod City last Sunday.

Open 12 & Under Champion Bungar was tied with higher seed Clark Ken Pellione and Neil Vincent Cena of Mansilingan each carrying 4 points after five rounds but the champion emerged as the winner in a tie-breaker with a Buchholz score of 9 pts; while Pellione and Cena had 8.5 and 8 pts, respectively.

Team B Claims Top Post in YBAC Tourney

The trio of Kokoy Pendon, Badong Eufre and Remo Banhaw scored in double figure to lead Romy Sibolboro’s Team B past Lito Ramos’ Team Y, 70-56 to claim the top spot in the ongoing 2016 Your Basketball Athletic Club (YBAC) 1st Conference at the STI-West Negros University gym.

Pendon and Mayo Salazar had 6 markers each in the opening period to lead Team B to an early, 16-7 advantage as Gherson Sipe shot 5 points for Team Y.

6th Brgy Bata Chess Tourney All Set Tomorrow

More than eighty chess enthusiasts from Bacolod City and Negros Occidental are expected to join the two-day 6th Barangay Bata Chess Tournament 2016 at the Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Gym, Bata in this city tomorrow.

Brgy Bata Kagawad and Committee on Sports Chairman Roderick Gregas said at least eighty chess players are joining the annual chess tournament.

“This tournament can serve as a tune-up for players who are set to compete in the upcoming NIR regional meet next week,” Gregas stressed.