Ilonggos shine in Nat’l Age Group Chess tourney

WOODPUSHERS from Iloilo made a good account of themselves in the 2018 National Age Group Chess Championships at the Capiz Gymnasium in Roxas City, May 13.

The team was lead by Cyril Felrod Telesforo of the Iloilo Provincial Chess Association (IPCA) who captured the championship title in the Under-16 boys. Queen Rose Pamplona of Passi City also won the title in the Under-12 girls.

In the Under-14 girls’ division, IPCA’s Checy Aliena Telesforo ranked second while Fiona Geeweneth Guirhem also clinched second place in the Under-18 girls.

Passi City-native Ruslan Pamplona also settled for second place in the Under-8 boys. IPCA players Vaughn Robert Oberio and Muellene Ymber Leving Babao landed on third place award in the Under-8 boys and Under-10 girls, respectively.

The Ilonggo woodpushers earned the right to represent the region in the upcoming 2018 ASEAN Chess Age Group Championship in Davao City, from June 18 to 28.

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