San Diego cops Gold & Silver in ASEAN Chess Title
RP whiz kid Marie Antoinette San Diego bagged a gold and silver medal in the ASEAN Primary School Sports Olympiad 2010 (APSSO) Chess Championships in Jakarta, Indonesia.
San Diego gave the Philippines its first gold medal in the individual girls standard competition, and won a silver medal in the individual girls rapid competition.
San Diego’s gold and silver medal finishes are big boosts for the RP Youth team after the boys team spearheaded by Daryl Unix Samantila, Stephen Rome Pangilinan and Raul “Rhal” Sol Cruz.
The RP Youth team’s Head of Delegation is Feliciano “Len” Toledo of the Department of Education (DepEd) while International Arbiter and National Master Erwin Carag is the RP Youth team coach. The squad is backed Mandaluyong City Mayor Benhur Abalos, Jr. and Rep. Neptali “Boyet” Gonzales
The APSSO is organized by the Ministry of National Education and The Directorate of Kindergarten and Elementary School Education of Indonesia.