SEVENTEEN-year-old Chester Neil Reyes emerged champion of the 2022 Araneta Metropolis Chess Match held on Sunday, September 18, on the exercise space of Ali Mall.
Mr. Reyes gathered seven factors to win the open chess match and convey dwelling P10,000. He bested 68 different contributors, together with 50-year-old Romeo Alcodia, who was named Greatest Senior Participant.
Alekheine Nouri and Christian Arroyo positioned first and second runners-up with six factors every, and bagged P5,000 and P3,000, respectively. Narciso Gumila and Kevin Arquero ranked third and 4th runners-up with 5.5 and 5 factors, respectively, and gained reward certificates from Pizza Hut.
Finishing the High 10 all with 5 factors every are Rommel Lucion (sixth), Phil Martin Casiguran (seventh), Richlieu Salcedo (eighth), Sherwin Tiu (ninth), and Joshua Michael Yongco (tenth).
Seventh placer Casiguran, 11 years outdated, was additionally adjudged because the Greatest Kiddie Participant.
The one-day chess fest was highlighted by the exhibition at Araneta Metropolis’s Big Chess Board in Ali Mall by Girls FIDE Grasp and Nationwide College standout Allany Doroy and her coach, USA chess grasp Jose Aquino.
The 2022 Araneta Metropolis Chess Match served because the 2nd chess occasion organized by Araneta Metropolis, in partnership with the Nationwide Chess Federation of the Philippines. The contributors of the chess had been woodpushers from completely different age teams.