Saturday, May 14, 2011

Philippines Chess: Davao Region Female Chess Player Scores Gold!


Davao places 7th in Palarong Pambansa
By Marianne L. Saberon-Abalayan
Saturday, May 14, 2011

[Part of the 2011 Palarong Pambansa annual sports competition]
Davao [region] climbed one notch higher this year since it occupied the eighth spot last year.

Long distance running triple gold medalist Mae Barit from Kapatagan, Digos sparked the gold medal haul for the Davao Region that also won golds courtesy of Davao City's Rowelyn Joy Acedo in secondary girls chess individual event and arnisadors Bill Amper and Rofel Angelo Pendon.

"I'm thankful to the Lord for letting me win the gold," Acedo said. Ella Grace Moulic and Zsuzsa Grace Tabudlong clinched the silver in elementary girls chess team event. Moulic also got an individual bronze.

Acedo and Dhona Yngayo's tandem placed fourth in the team event while the secondary boys team of Austin Jacob Literatus and Kenneth Tabada came fifth.

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on May 15, 2011.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

congrats joy!

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