Sweet 16 for Orbe

December 02, 2018

LAWYER Cliburn Anthony Orbe of Alphaland Corp. posted back-to-back  victorie s over   Susan Grace Neri  in the   Round-of-64 and Novo Tuazon  in  Round-of-32 to advance to the Sweet 16 of the  2018 Alphaland National Executive Chess Championships hosted by  Philippine Executive Chess Association  (PECA) at 2F,  

Alphaland  Makati Place, last Saturday.

Orbe  defeated  Neri, coach of La Salle, and  Tuazon, an engineer, by smilar 2-0 scores to advanace to  the Round-of-16 against  Stephen  Manzanero of  Novaliches Novelty Chess Club.

Manzanero earned  the  right to meet  Orbe in the Round-of-16 by defeating   Orlando Pascual in the Round-of-64  and  Ali Guya in the Round-of-32.

Also making it to the   Round-of-16 are C  lark Dela Torre, who  eliminated  Erwin Calar and Joselito Cada;   Narquingel   Reyes, who downed   Zomer Amir and  Angel Tambong;   Eduard Sumergido, who beat  Jose Aspiras and   Francis Jocson;   Wilhelm Ardiente, who toppled  NM  Allan Sasot and Allen Gandia;  Rey Reyes, who   nipped  Felix  Aguilera and   Emmanuel Asi ;   Ravel Canlas who edged  Mark Anthony Yabut and John Franz  de Asis;

Dandel Fernandez, who ousted  Bob Jones Liwagon of the Philippine Army; Ervil Villa, engineer Archie Bayangat,Jaime Frias, Norman Montejo, Lyndon Sombilon and Adrian  Orozco.

The  champion will receive  the  top prize of P50,000 and a NM title in   rapid event,  according to Chess Arbiter Union of the Philippines (CAUP) president Red Dumuk.

The event  is  supervised by Alex Dinoy, Alfredo Chay and Christian Javier.