Thursday, November 20, 2008


In the evening of November 19th, National Master NELSON VILLANUEVA, one of our country's new master, conducted a simul play at the Basement Canteen, Lopez Bldg.

The result was another succesful one for MERALCO Chess Club as its players chalked up 2 WINS and 3 DRAWS in 14 boards.

The wins were registered by DANNY DEGOLLADO, a retiree and has once scored a draw with then IM Wesley So in the 2006 MERALCO Employees' Day simul play, and by JONATHAN SANTIAGO, a new employee assigned at SCADA and Champion of the 1st Aguila Memorial Cup.

The draws were clinched by 3 junior players; grade schoolers EARL CABUGAO and 1st Aguila Memorial Cup Best Grade School Player JUNIOR SOL CRUZ of La Salle Green Hills, PRADA and PAYA Teams, respectively, and high schooler JUSTIN LIM, 1st Aguila Memorial Cup Best High School Player.

The event was sponsored by retiree Gerry B. Hernandez of GB HERNADEZ CUSTOMS BROKERAGE.

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