Barbosa wins simul chess exhibition

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 26 2012 09:40 PM | Updated as of Jun 27 2012 05:40 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino Grand Master (GM) Oliver Barbosa flashed his deadly form in an impressive performance at a simultaneous chess exhibition last Friday.

The 2012 SSS Inter Group 25 Boards Simutaneous Chess Exhibition was held at the SSS Canteen in East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City.

Barbosa played over 25 boards and tallied 19 wins and six draws against the top players from the SSS Chess Club.

Ex-Olympian and National Master Shercila Cua, Dioniver Medrana, Carl Espallardo, Rene Morados, Roman Espiso and Robert Gene Mariano were the only players to salvage a draw against Barbosa.

Barbosa and Engineer Baltazar Cajilig mdae the ceremonial moves to open the chess exhibition. By Marlon Bernardino