Wednesday, October 13, 2010
1ST ATTY. JONG GUEVARRA CUP - " DAVAO RISING STARS VS. DAVAO EXPERIENCE STARS CHESS CHALLENGE" SET ON OCT. 16-17, 2010
( Atty. Jong Guevarra Jr. awarding the champion's trophy to Erwin Tubog, winner of the 2008 1st IM Marlo Micayabas Chess Tourney. Tubog will be one of the players for the Youngstars team )
The first ever chess match featuring Davao's up and coming youngstars vs. Davao's veteran and finest woodpushers is finally set on October 16 and 17, 2010. The venue will be the Toril Chess Plaza on the first day and Glen Paclar's resthouse at Eden, Bayabas, Toril, Davao City on the second day. The winning team will receive cash prize amounting to P 12,000.00 and a big trophy while the top scorer will receive a cash prize of P 1,000.00 + chess life magazine. The keenly awaited chess match is sponsored by Atty.Jong Guevarra Jr. and supported by Glen Paclar and Engr. Allan Diez.
Now lets introduce first the members of the Davao Youngstars team.
1. FIDE Master Austin Jacob Literatus -13 years old ( 2010 ASEAN 14 and under champ)
2. FIDE Master elect John Ray Batucan - 14 years old( 2008 ASEAN 12 and under champ)
( FM elect John Ray Batucan and FM Austin Jacob Literatus. the 1-2 punch of the Youngstars).
I have already featured the chess exploits of these two youngstars in my past posts in this blog so there is no need to elaborate.
( Mohamad Sacar playing board 1 for Holy Cross of Davao College )
3. MOHAMAD S. SACAR
NCFP Rating: 1996
CHED NATIONAL GAMES 2010 BOARD 1: GOld Medal
1st JVR Interschool tournament 2010 Board 1 :Individual and TEam Champion
Kadayawan Chess Open 2010 : 1st Runner Up
DACS 2010 Board 1: Individual and Team Champion
4. JAY V. BULICATIN
SCHOOL:JOSE MARIA COLLEGE
Shell National Active Chess Championship (2003-2004), kiddies category, champion
Shell National Active Chess Championship (2004-2005), kiddies category, champion
DAVRAA (2005-2006) held in Mati City, champion
Shell National Active Chess Championship (2005-2006), junior category, champion
PRISAA MEET(2007-2008) college division, held in Broken Shire College, champion
Regional Prisaa Meet (2007-2008) held in University of Mindanao, champion
National Prisaa Meet(2007-2008) held in Zamboanga, 3rd place
Chess Tournament junior category (2008-2009), held in GS Mall, champion
Chess Tournament junior category (2008-2009), held in HCDC, champion
Chess Tournament junior category (2008-2009), held in Damosa St. Dvo., champion
Chess Tournament Class B category (2008-2009) held in GS Mall, 2nd place
Samal chess tournament (2008-2009), junior category, champion
CHED meet (2009-2010), held in HCDC champion
Regional CHED meet (2009-2010), held in University of Mindanao, champion
5. JERWEL ANDOY
2009 Kadayawan Open Champion
2010 Shell National Youth Active Tourney- junior champion ( Cagayan de Oro leg)
Board 1- Jose Maria College varsity team
( Erwin Tubog vs. Nofre Reyes during the Toril Youngstars vs. veterans match )
2008 IM Marlo Micayabas Chess Tourney- champion
2010 Shell National Youth Active Tourney- tied for 1st ( Davao City leg)
Holy Cross of Davao College - varsity player
Team sponsor is Glen Paclar while the team Manager is Engr.Jun Atmosfera Jr. Team coach is Henry Fajardo while th eteam analyst is Engr.Nofre Reyes.
The Davao Experience Stars on the other hand,is composed of IM candidate Reggie Olay, NM Alexander Lupian, NM Cedric Magno, CM Vincent Umayan, CM James Infiesto and Engr. Alan Diez. Team sponsor is Engr. Allan Diez while the team manager is Maning Eva of Multicar.
I will feature the chess exploits of the Experience Stars in my next post..