Close  
  • share this

Doroy stays in top 10

/ 05:05 AM December 16, 2018

The Philippines’ Woman Fide Master Allaney Jia Doroy halved the point with Woman International Master Dewi Ardhiani Citra of Indonesia to remain in the top 10 after five rounds of the seventh Asian Continental Chess Championships (second Manny Pacquiao Cup) at Tiara Hotel in Makati Friday night.

Doroy, 17, hiked her total to three points to keep a share of 10th spot with six others and remained as the country’s best performer in this tournament.

ADVERTISEMENT

The National University mainstay was playing No. 16 WIM Gu Tianlu of China in the sixth round at press time.

Indian IM Ruot Padmin trounced WFM Turmunkh Munkhzul of Mongolia to claim the solo lead with 4.5 points. Munkhzul is the player who dealt Doroy her only defeat thus far.

FEATURED STORIES

But Doroy has since gone on an upset spree against tougher opponents.

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

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: Asian Continental Chess Championships, Jia Doroy
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.



© Copyright 1997-2019 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.