Lyceum tops Spartan Mining Inter-Collegiate Chess in the Philippines
Tied for second to third place with 22.5 points each are National University (NU) of coach Jose "Jojo" Aquino Jr. and San Sebastian College-Recoletos of coach National Master Homer Cunanan.
Fourth to fifth place with 21.0 points each are Adamson University (AdU) of coach Christopher Rodriguez and Arellano University (AU) of National Master Rudy Ibanez
The straight nine Round Swiss-System tournament was organized by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) and hosted by Spartan Mining and Development Corporation.
Other participating teams were Far Eastern University Team A and B, University of Sto. Tomas, University of the Philippines, Rizal Technological University, LPU Team B and University of Batangas.
Adjudged individual top three finishers were International Master (IM) Joel Pimentel of LPU Team A, Adrian Perez of San Sebastian and IM-elect Mari Joseph Turqueza, also of San Sebastian. (Marlon Bernardino/ABS-CBNnews.com)
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