Philippines 2nd Overall in 14th ASEAN+ Age-Grp Chess Championships

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Philippines 2nd Overall in 14th ASEAN+ Age-Grp Chess Championships.

By Jose “joeyj” Jereos Jr.
PhilBoxing.com
Sun, 16 Jun 2013

The 14th ASEAN+  Age-Group Chess Championships held in the city of Chiang Mai, Thailand on 5-13 June 2013 with ImperialMaePingHotel as venue was won by Vietnam as the overall champion garnering a total of  141  medals ( 71  Gold,  31  Silver & 39  bronze).

Philippines came in  2nd overall collecting 65 medals ( 24 Gold, 28 Silver & 13 Bronze).  3rd place was Singapore with 34 medals ( 10 Gold, 9 Silver & 15 bronze).

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GM Wesley So a Triple Winner at 2013 Las Vegas International Chess Festival

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GM Wesley So a Triple Winner at 2013 Las Vegas International Chess Festival.

By Jose “joeyj” Jereos Jr.
PhilBoxing.com
Tue, 11 Jun 2013

The month of May 2013, GM Wesley So, delighted his fans and supporters with his back-to-back conquests of Calgary’s International Chess Classic, in Canada, winning two   chess championships (Standard & Blitz) on the same day on 19 May 2013.

This month of June, was a big surprise, more delightful and incredible, since, instead of two as earlier reported, GM Wesley So delivered three titles, a TRIPLE CROWN,  in a span of 4-days from June 6 to 9 at the  2013 Las Vegas International Chess Festival at the Riviera Casino & Hotel.

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The Unpublished records of GM Wesley So

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The Unpublished records of GM Wesley So.

By Jose “joeyj” Jereos Jr.
PhilBoxing.com
Sun, 02 Jun 2013

A good deal of success stories have been published about the 19-year-old Philippines’ top ranked International Chess Grandmaster (GM) Wesley So who only last month had back-to-back conquests of Calgary’s International Chess Classic (CICC), in Canada, winning two chess championships on the same day on 19 May 2013.

Read more:   The Unpublished records of GM Wesley So

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