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Saturday, July 16, 2011

GM Wesley So to defend title in Philippines national chess championship July 16-23

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The Philippines National Chess Championship 2011 adds to the chess month of July. It is being held from July 16-23 in the Manila. The men's section includes 14 players and the men's section includes 12 players - all competing in a round-robin format.

GM Wesley So is the defending champion. He has the three previous editions of the 'Battle of th Grandmasters' - as the event is know. GM John Paul quips: "My chance So is certainly the favourite at the event. You can read further at
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  • At July 16, 2011 at 11:51 AM , Anonymous Alexis Cochran, New Zealand said...

    He seems to have prepared well at the recent AAI GM Tournament in India. You go Wesley So.


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