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Talisay holds chess tournament

First Posted 07:58:00 10/13/2010

AFTER A SUCCESSFUL staging of the second Gullas Run 2010, Talisay City also hosted a one-day chess tournament at the Talisay City Hall dubbed the Talisay Chess Fest 2010.

The tournament was hosted by Talisay City's Sangguniang Kabataan (SK)Federation.

Around 50 to 60 participants joined the tournament that featured kiddies, juniors and seniors competition.

Emerging on top of the seniors division was Johnny Willen, who defeated Noli Carredo in his last match of the five-round Swiss system event. Rounding off the top three was Jovert Uy.

Justin Flint Misa captured the title in the juniors division followed by Cy Balbanera and Jeffu Dorog.

Sharon Princess Pacres, on the other hand, ruled the kiddies division. Dave Biscocho and Mardion Panolin placed second and third, respectively.

The top three winners of the tournament brought home medals and cash prizes courtesty of the Talisay City Sports Commission. /CORRESPONDENT DALE G. ROSAL

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