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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.

Fernandez Caps His 3rd Gold in 2016 NIRAA Meet

Palarong Pambansa veteran Cesar Fernandez of Molocaboc Island in Sagay City in the second district of Negros Occidental capped his third gold medal in the first by dominating the secondary boy’s high jump yesterday in the first ever 2016 Negros Island Region Athletic association (NIRAA) meet at Panaad Park and Sport Stadium in Bacolod City.

NIRAA Regional Meet Opens With A Bang

The Negros Island Region Athletes Association (NIRAA) Regional Athletic Meet 2016 opens with a big bang and a grand welcome receptions and showdowns of well-known festival celebrity dancers of towns and cities that entertained all the respective delegates and Department of Education (DepEd) officials of two provinces-Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental at the jampacked crowd at the Panaad Stadium on Monday.


Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon, Bacolod City Councilor Caesar Distrito, DepEd Undersecretary of Finance Reynaldo Antonio Laguda, and NIR Consultant and former governor Rafael Lito Coscolluela delivered their respective messages during the opening ceremonies.* (Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

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.

Organic Solution Posts 3rd Straight Wins in Fil-Sino

Organic Solutions posted its third straight wins against AACI Transport, 67-58 in the ongoing Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade Incorporated Wednesday at Tay Tung covered Court.

Meanwhile, Royal Star Trading defeated Sweet Crystals Sugar, 65-58 in the other game.

Ramon Khey waxed hot with 26 points including back- to- back triples late in the fourth quarter to cripple the AACI Transport rally.