Wednesday, April 6, 2011
METRO TORIL CHESS CLUB- DAVAO VS. BARANGAY WESLEY (BW)- MANILA HISTORIC INTERNET CHESS MATCH SET ON APRIL 16,2011
The Barangay Wesley ( BW ) team
The stage is set for the 1st ever internet chess match between Metro Toril Chess Club-Davao and Barangay Wesley (BW)-Manila scheduled on April 16,2011 at 10 a.m. The historic event which will be the first in its kind in Philippine chess history will feature two of the country's most active chess clubs doing battle not on a traditional chess board but rather on an internet site " Chesscube.com" miles apart.
The BW Manila team, sponsored by ODP Office Needs will play at one of Robinson's internet cafe located at Imus, Cavite while the Metro Toril Chess Club-Davao, sponsored by Guevarra Law Office and D.N Guevarra Architectural Designs will play at one of the internet cafe in Toril, Davao City.
The games can be seen live at chesscube.com with live blogging at FaceBook group " Pinoy Chess Addicts, Unlimited " and also at Chessgames.com GM Wesley So page.
BW- MANILA ODP OFFICE NEEDS
The Barangay Wesley (BW) is a Pinoy internet based chess club composed of GM Wesley So admirers with more than 200 members all over the world. The club's main base is chessgames.com GM Wesley So page. Their members include NM Glen Bordonada, FM Paulo Bersamina and U.S based chess olympian "Iskubadayb". Most of the members are only known by their user name. The club's president is "Wordfunph" while the acknowledged supremo is "Sugardom". Some of their recent activities where the holding of the GM Wesley So vs. GM John Paul Gomez active chess match and the chess match against the Don Galo chess club. It is also instrumental in the establishment of the GM Wesley SO website ably administed by "Koyodenzo".
THE TEAM MEMBERS
(From left: Djobskijamiro,Spartan1998, Nanobrain, Wordfunph, spawn2 & others )
1. Pulsar - 2100
2. Spartan1998 ( FM Paulo bersamina ) - 2100
3. Nanobrain -2000
4. Doji - 2000
5. Kidsgambit - 1950
6. CokeAgent - 1950
7. Kardopov - 1800
8. Sugardom -1800
9. Rusticbull -1800
10. Fierychess -1850
11. Epistle - 1850
12. Joeyj - 1780
13. Dyobskijamero - 2000
( GM Wesley So and BW team captain and sponsor Norlito Sepulvida a.k.a "Sugardom")
METRO TORIL CHESS CLUB-DAVAO
(Sponsored by Guevara Law Office and D.N Guevarra Architectural Designs)
Metro Toril Chess Club is among the most active and oldest surviving chess club of Davao City. Among its past members were 1982 Asian junior champ IM Marlo Micayabas and two time National Games Champ WNM Kendi Gonzales. It has participated in a number of National Inter-cities team tourney, tying for 5th/6th place in Iligan City a couple of years ago although in that case it was not an all Toril line-up.
( FM elect John Ray Batucan and FM Austin Jacob Literatus. the 1-2 punch of the Toril Chess Club ).
The chessclub's roster at present is composed of up and coming youngsters lead by 2008 ASEAN age group 12 and under champ FM elect John Ray Batucan and 2010 ASEAN age group 14 and under champ FM elect Austin Jacob Literatus and a springkling of executive players.
THE TEAM MEMBERS
FM elect John Ray Batucan - 1914
FM elct Austin Jacob Literatus - 1810
Eric Fernandez - 2085
Nofre Reyes - 2013
Alfred Moulic - 1955
Engr. Werner Priete - 1900+
Atty. Jong Guevarra Jr. - 1835
Christopher Yap - 1824
Engr. Napoleon Recososa -1800+
Neptali Batucan - 1768
Engr. Jun Atmosfera
Arbiter/Observer - Allan Dinglasan
(Anthony Mosqueda vs. Atty. Jong Guevarra Jr. - team captain and sponsor of Metro Toril Chess Club.)