Results of the FCPL August Active Chess Tournament at Reef Mall.
Final Standings After 6 Rounds
Tournament winners and officials (from left) Dennis Franco (6th),
FCPL President Jobannie Tabada (3rd), FCPL VP Larry Dolor,
Samer Mehdi (champion), Rajesh V (Top Kiddie), FCPL adviser
Marz Marcial, Erwin Dimarucut (5th), Richard Perez (Top Under-1900),
Marvin Marcos (4th) and Rolenson Loyola (2nd)
Tournament champion Samer Mehdi of Iran flanked
by FCPL officials Larry Dolor (left) and Marz Marcial
1st Runner-up Rolenson Loyola
Fifth placer Erwin Dimarucut
Top Under-1700 Edward Arieta
Top Under-1800 Bonnie Bonifacio
Top Under-1900 Richard Perez
Top Kiddie Rajesh V
Loyola battling Mohamad Asif of India in the first round.
Junior player Axel John Valerio victorious over Raymond Dolor
in the first round.
Bonnie and Eddie Dural sneaking in a blitz game
in between rounds.
Dennis Franco scores the full point over
Marz Marcial in round 1.
Kibitzers gather around as Macky Ingcongan (left) and
Rolenson Loyola slug it out in a bishop and pawns endgame.
Loyola missed a win in time trouble, while Ingcongan returned
the favor by likewise missing a winning line.
The game ended in a draw.
A closer inspection of the endgme.
Ronald Pernez on the way to scoring a big upset win
over top-seed Fide Master Antonio Molina Sr. in the
first round. Molina was pressing for a win when he
suffered a mental lapse to give away his
queen without compensation.
Labels: August tournament 2010