4th PGMA Cup Reels Off in Manila Print
Friday, 25 September 2009 10:28

Duty Free Philippines Deputy General Manager Lorenzo Formoso (right) making the ceremonial moves with GM Mkhael Mchedlishvili to open the 4th President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Cup in Manila, Philippines. Looking on are National Chess Federation of the Philippines officials, from left, Executive Director Wilfredo Abalos, Auditor Edmund Legaspi, President and Chairman Prospero A. Pichay, Jr., Treasruer Red Dumuk and FIDE Delegate Casto Abundo, Deputy President of the Asian Chess Federation.

20 GMs, 7 IMs and other title holders in a field of 56 players competing for $40,000 in cash prizes. Top seed at 2613 is GM Mikhael Mchedlishvili of Georgia. See chess-results.com  for list of players, results and pairings.

Concurrent with the Open is the Challenge tournament for players rated 2100 and below. See chess-results.com  for results and pairings.

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