List of Philippines Chess Grandmasters
Player : Year Gained FIDE GM Title
10. Rogelio Barcenilla : 2010 :
11. Roland Salvador : 2010 :
12. Julio Catalino Sadorra : 2011:
13. Oliver Barbosa : 2011
14. Richard Bitoon : 2011
Filipino Grandmasters Representing Other Chess Federation/Country:
U.S. based Filipino (Cebuano) International Grandmaster, 1986 Asian junior champion, two time Philippine Chess Olympiad player (1992 & 1994), 2008 U.S. Open Champion and the first Filipino ever to qualify for the U.S. Championship in 2009. He won the 21st Metropolitan Chess FIDE Invitational in L.A., U.S.A. (August 3-7, 2012) and earned his 3rd and final GM norm.
2. Wesley So : 2008 : U.S. Chess Federation (USCF)
Was the 8th Philippines GM then when he officially was awarded the GM title by FIDE in 2008. GM Wesley So now represents U.S. Chess Federation (USCF) since 29 October 2014.
3. Buenaventura Villamayor : 2000 : Singapore
Was the 4th Philippines GM when he was awarded the GM title in 2000. GM Vlllamayor now represents Singapore Chess Federation(SCF) since 12 January 2017.