Li Chao Wins President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Cup in Manila Print
Thursday, 29 November 2007 00:00
Three Chinese, Li Chao, Ni Hua and Zhou Weiqi placed first to third to win the lion`s share of the $40,000 Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Cup held 21 to 29 Nov. in Manila. Starting 1st December is the $30,000 3rd Prospero Pichay, Jr. International also in Manila in the back-to-back events organized by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP). In photo, the champion Li Chao is flanked by NCFP president Prospero Pichay (right) and Secretary General Mayor Abraham Tolentino. See standings and results at chess results. Download games in pgn. See FIDE rating report. Three Chinese, Li Chao, Ni Hua and Zhou Weiqi placed first to third to win the lion`s share of the $40,000 Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Cup held 21 to 28 Nov. in Manila. Starting 1st December is the $30,000 3rd Prospero Pichay, Jr. International also in Manila in the back-to-back events organized by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP).



Top three placers with their cups. From left are NCFP Director Jenny Mayor, Zhou Weiqi, NCFP Secretary General Mayor Abraham Tolentino, champion Li Chao, NCFP president Prospero Pichay, Ni Hua and NCFP FIDE Delegate Casto Abundo.

See standings and results at chess results. Download games in pgn. See FIDE rating report.

The two consecutive international tournaments in Manila organized by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines shall usher in the new ASEAN Grand Prix and Masters Circuit among the four countries in the Grand Prix, Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia and Singapore. The $40,000 Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Cup, FIDE President`s awardee for Tournament of the Year 2006, held 21-29 November 2007 is followed immediately by the $30,000 3rd Prospero Pichay, Jr. Cup International Chess Championship scheduled 1-7 December 2007, both in Manila.

See standings and results chess results. Download games in pgn.

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Contact National Chess Federation of the Philippines This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >Secretariat.

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Contact ASEAN Grand Prix Executive Director This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >Peter Long of Malaysia.
 
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