LA CARLOTA Town, Negros Occidental-native Fide Grasp (FM) Nelson Villanueva, a former Rizal Technological College (RTU) Barangay Malamig, Mandaluyong Town standout, dominated the just-concluded 9th HDBank Cup Global Chess Event 2019 held on the Rex Resort in Ho Chi Minh Town, Vietnam final Wednesday.
Villanueva amassed 7.five issues on six wins and 3 attracts in 9 outings, the similar output of Pham Minh Hieu of Vietnam, on the other hand Villanueva took first position by way of distinctive feature of awesome tiebreak issues.
Villanueva introduced house a sublime trophy and the $1,000 money prize within the nine-round Challengers phase match which attracted 148 gamers. Pham, alternatively who additionally scored 7.five issues took house $1,000 money prize and a sublime runner-up trophy.
“Once more I want to commit my victory to my countrymen. It’s an honor to constitute our nation,” stated Villanueva who additionally gained 3 Global match in Malaysia this yr.
With the victory, Villanueva’s efficiency boosted the country’s morale, stated Global Billiards/Snooker champion Marlon “Marvelous” Manalo, who could also be the chairman of Barangay Malamig in Mandaluyong Town. “As soon as once more our flag has been raised on this overseas land after figuring out that our Filipino kababayan Nelson Villanueva gained the 9th HDBank Cup Global Chess Event 2019 held on the Rex Resort in Ho Chi Minh Town, Vietnam final Wednesday,” he stated.
Villanueva scored victories over Enviornment Global Grasp (AIM) Aayush Bhattacherjee of India within the first around, Pham Phu Quang of Vietnam in the second one around, Dang Anh Minh of Vietnam within the 3rd around, Girl Fide Grasp (WFM ) Yanjinlkham Bayarsaikhan of Mongolia within the fourth around, Doan Thi Hong Nhung of Vietnam within the 6th around and Girl Fide Grasp Doan Thi Van Anh of Vietnam within the 8 and penultimate around.
He break up the purpose with countryman Recarte Tiauson within the 5th around, Pham Minh Hieu of Vietnam within the 7th around and Pham Thi Thu Hien of Vietnam within the 9th and ultimate around.
Michael Concio Jr. positioned 8 total with 6.five issues on 4 wins and 5 attracts whilst any other Filipino guess Girl Global Grasp (WIM) Kylen Pleasure Mordido, led to 18th position with 6.Zero issues on six wins and 3 loses. Concio and Mordido, each best gamers of Dasmariñas Chess Academy post by way of Dasmariñas mayor Elpidio “Pidi” Barzaga Jr. and nationwide trainer Global Grasp (IM) Roel Abelgas.
The opposite Filipino entries had been Recarte Tiauson, Girl Fide Grasp Antonella Berthe Murillo Racasa, Gabriel John Umayan, Jerlyn Mae San Diego, Samantha Babol Umayan and Enviornment Grandmaster (AGM) Io Aristotle Nikolai Calica.
Collaborating international locations and areas within the 9th HDBank Cup Global Chess Event 2019 Challenger’s phase had been Mongolia, India, Australia, USA, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Hongkong, Vietnam and the Philippines. — Marlon Bernardino
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