Short rules Piaya chess in Bacolod | Inquirer Sports
Close  

Short rules Piaya chess in Bacolod

/ 05:10 AM October 20, 2017

Top seed Grandmaster Nigel Short of England beat Indian GM Srinath Narayanan in the ninth and final round to rule the Piaya Network Negros International Chess Tournament at Ikthus Osborn Hall on Thursday in Bacolod City.

The 52-year-old Short, a former world title contender, finished with 8.0 points, a full point ahead of Armenian GM Karen Grigoryan and Vietnamese GM Nguyen Duc Hoa, and bagged $3,000.

ADVERTISEMENT

Grigoryan subdued erstwhile coleader GM Rogelio “Joey” Antonio to tie Nguyen, who bested Ted Ian Montoyo.

Indian GM Srinath Narayanan shared fourth to eighth places with fellow 6.0 pointers Antonio, Vietnamese International Master Tran Minh Thang and local IMs Kim Steven Yap and Oliver Dimakiling.

FEATURED STORIES

Montoyo wound up with 5.5 points in the company of Edsel Montoya, IM Ronald Dableo, Jayson Salubre, GM Darwin Laylo and Xavier John Verdun.

Your weekly sports analysis


Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Grandmaster Nigel Short, Ikthus Osborn Hall, Indian GM Srinath Narayanan, Piaya Network Negros International Chess Tournament
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.