Paulo Bersamina - updates

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Foreign GMs rule Frayna Chess Tournament, Bersamina places 9th

Jun 15, 2020 - 10:30 PM

International Master Paulo Bersamina emerges as the Philippines' top performer with 61 points, good for 9th place

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Online chess: Bersamina bags back-to-back leg wins

Apr 26, 2020 - 7:44 PM

International Master Paulo Bersamina becomes the first two-leg winner of an online chess series

TOUGH WIN. Paulo Bersamina rules the sixth leg via tiebreak. File photo

Bersamina joins national bullet chess winners

Apr 19, 2020 - 6:34 PM

Paulo Bersamina tops the fifth leg of the Philippine Bullet Online Chess Championship

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Filipino rules ASEAN Chess Championship

Nov 01, 2019 - 10:45 PM

Paulo Bersamina posts a winning score of 7 points from 9 rounds to collect his second grandmaster norm

CHESS WHIZ. Paulo Bersamina hopes to get his third and final grandmaster norm. Contributed photo

Paulo Bersamina crashes into Asian Chess Championship top 20

Dec 18, 2018 - 4:47 PM

Paulo Bersamina defeats countryman John Merill Jacutina in the 8th round of the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships

INTERNATIONAL MASTER. Paulo Bersamina still has hope of finishing top 10 in the 17th Asian Chess Championships. Photo from National Chess Federation website

Asian Chess: Pascua leads PH bets with 2nd straight draw

Dec 12, 2018 - 5:59 PM

IM Haridas Pascua settles for a draw against Indonesian IM Novendra Priasmoro in the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships

RANKING. Philippine bet Haridas Pascua (right) says he’s focused on gaining rating points. Photo release

PH rules blitz chess, but Vietnam reclaims overall ASEAN crown

Jun 27, 2018 - 10:30 PM

The Philippines collects 55 gold medals against Vietnam's 70 in the regional age group competition

WHIZ KID. Philippine bet Daniel Quizon rules the under-14 rapid and blitz events. File photo

Miciano misses podium in Asian Universities Chess Championship

Jun 01, 2018 - 9:14 PM

International Master John Marvin Miciano absorbs a last-round defeat that cost him a medal

COLLAPSE. Philippine bet John Marvin Miciano (left) ends up tied with Paulo Bersamina with 5.5 points in the 9-round event.

San Diego, Bersamina trail Chinese leaders in Asian Universities Chess Championship

May 30, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Antoinette San Diego and Paulo Bersamina stand half a point behind the pacesetters in their respective divisions

IN CONTENTION. Paulo Bersamina (left) gets locked in a 4-way tie for second with 4.5 points. Contributed photo

Bersamina, Pinay chessers shine in 2nd round of Tromso Olympiad

Aug 04, 2014 - 9:13 PM

Sixteen year old Paulo Bersamina outwitted FIDE Master Dejan Markovic in 50 moves while Janelle Mae Frayna and her Pinay teammates also advanced in Tromso

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD. International Master Paulo Bersamina shined in round two of the World Chess Olympiad. Photo from National Chess Federation website

Torre trumps field, captures Battle of GMs championship

Jun 28, 2014 - 9:33 PM

Grandmaster Eugene Torre shows everyone why it is premature to write his chess epitaph just yet

Eugenio Torre

Newly-minted female IM Frayna stuns Antonio in Battle of GMs chessfest

Jun 23, 2014 - 8:11 PM

The hits continue to roll for FEU student Janelle Mae Frayna as the lone female qualifier at in the field of 12 entries knocked off veteran Grandmaster Rogelio Antonio Jr

Janelle Mae Frayna has a share of the lead after four rounds with GM Eugene Torre and International Master Jan Emmanuel Garcia. Photo from Frayna's Facebook