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GM Ino Sadorra: Chess, a can of spam and never say die

The 34-year old Grandmaster moved to the United States in 2009 where he studied at the University of Texas at Dallas where he received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 2013 and received the title of Grandmaster while pursuing his studies. .....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 16th, 2021

Sadorra starts chess comeback

Grandmaster Julio Catalino Sadorra, the country’s highest rated chesser today, is finding his way back into fighting form after taking a hiatus from competitive chess to focus on coaching......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 9th, 2020

Laylo gets slot to Olympiad

The National Chess Federation of the Philippines tapped Grandmaster Darwin Laylo to replace Grandmaster Julio Catalino “Ino” Sadorra in the national team competing in the 44th World Chess Olympiad set August 5 to 18 in Moscow, Russia......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2020

Sadorra seeded as Board 1player for Philippines Olympiad team

United States-based Filipino Grandmaster Julio Catalino Sadorra will man the top board for the fourth straight time for the Philippine team that goes to battle in the 44th World Chess Olympiad set Aug. 5-18 in Moscow, Russia......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 17th, 2020

From childhood friends to co-champs: Sadorra, Paragua rule Chesapeake Open chess

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino Grandmasters Julio Catalino Sadorra and Mark Paragua downed their seventh and final round foes to share the title in the recen.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 20th, 2017

PH draws with Argentina

Grandmasters Eugene Torre and Catalino Sadorra saved the day for the Philippines which salvaged a 2-all draw with Argentina Sunday in the ninth round of the 42nd World Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsSep 12th, 2016

PH draws with Norway

Grandmaster Catalino Sadorra came tantalizingly close of defeating world champion Magnus Carlsen Thursday, but let the opportunity slip away as the Philippines settled for a 2-all draw with Norway in the sixth round of the 42nd World Chess Olympiad in Bak.....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsSep 9th, 2016

Sadorra draws with world chess champion Carlsen

Sadorra draws with world chess champion Carlsen.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 9th, 2016

Philippines faces Norway in World Chess Olympiad

The Philippines will resume its bid today with the men’s team facing powerhouse Norway in the sixth round of the 42nd World Chess Olympiad being held the Baku Crystal Hall in Baku, Azerbaijan. Grandmaster (GM) Julio Catalino Sadorra battles reignin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 8th, 2016

PH chessers take on Jersey

The Philippines sat out top board player Grandmaster Catalino Sadorra when it played lowly Jersey Friday at the start of the 42nd World Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

Sandigan junks Pichay’s supplemental motion to reverse conviction

The Sandiganbayan has rejected the bid of Surigao del Sur first district Rep. Prospero Pichay Jr. to submit additional arguments in support of his motion to reverse his conviction in connection with the anomalous sponsorship of a chess tournament in 2010......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News20 hr. 29 min. ago

GM Mark Paragua: When student becomes teacher and master

If real life were science fiction, then chess Grandmaster Mark Paragua would be a Jedi Master — one overseeing his younglings and padawans, to borrow from Star Wars lore......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Negros squeaks past San Juan; Manila upends Iloilo in PCAP

Professional Chess Association of the Philippines Southern Conference pacesetter Negros Kingsmen squeaked past the San Juan Predators in Wednesday play......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Camarines nips Caloocan in PCAP Armageddon shootout

In a battle of Professional Chess Association of the Philippines heavyweights, the Camarines Soaring Eagles defeated Caloocan City Loadmanna Knights, 3-0, in Armageddon play last Wednesday evening......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

‘Chess player’ Medevedev aims to dethrone King Novak at Australian Open

Novak Djokovic heads into Sunday’s Australian Open final unbeaten on eight previous occasions in the title match, but knowing he will need to be at his mental and physical best to overcome red-hot Russian Daniil Medvedev The Serbian world number one has had to battle injury and extract new levels of determination just to get […] The post ‘Chess player’ Medevedev aims to dethrone King Novak at Australian Open appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2021

Candidates Tournament set

The FIDE Candidates Tournament, suspended halfway last year due to the pandemic, will resume play April 19-29 in Yekaterinburg, Russia, the governing global chess body announced recently......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2021

FEU online Youth Chess Education resumes

Open to all aged 11 to 17 years old, the seminar will tackle and study the games of the great players from the past as well as the present (8:30 a.m.-9 a.m.), contributions of Filipino chess heroes (9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.) and the concepts and principles (11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2021

Gomez leads Laguna Heroes over Negros in PCAP action

Grandmaster John Paul Gomez came up with a huge win with white, turning back International Master Joel Pimentel in 33 moves of a Sicilian defense Alapin variation on board five to lead the Laguna Heroes to a 12.5-8.5 victory over Negros Kingsmen in the All Filipino Conference Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) tournament Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at the lichess online platform......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

PCAP stories: Buenaventuras of Naga make chess comeback

For the Buenaventura family of Naga City — Joel Sr. — the patriarch, Johnlyn who is the eldest daughter, and Engineer Jojo who is the third of four children — the timing of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines is just right......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2021

Wesley outwits reigning world champion

Wesley So, born in the Philippines but now playing for the United States, conquered reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen to reign supreme in the Euro Opera Rapid of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

Wesley So defeats world champ Carlsen in Meltwater Champions tiff

Philippine-born United States bet Wesley So conquered reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen to reign supreme in the Euro Opera Rapid of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2021