Saturday, December 23, 2006

Wesley So Wins Open

Pinoy international master Wesley So, just 13-years old, has just finished on top of a strong field in the 2nd Prospero "Butch" Pichay Open in the Philippines. Scoring 7 points, he outpoined two grandmasters and a strong field of his fellow IMs. For his win, Wesley goes home with a cheque for P100,000.

In outright second place was Ronald Dableo. With thanks to Marlon Bernardino, final standings by points and tie break are as follows:

1st 7.5-IM Wesley So
2nd 7.0-IM Ronald Dableo
3rd 6.5-IM Darwin Laylo
4th 6.5-GM Mark Paragua
5th 6.5-IM Oliver Dimakiling
6th 6.5-GM Nelson Mariano II
7th 6.5-NM Julius Joseph de Ramos
8th 6.5-IM Yves Ranola


Anonymous said...

Now there is no doubt - young turks are emerging in Philippine chess. Way to go So, Dableo and Laylo!

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