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Oro mayor warns athletes amid GCQ lifting in Northern Mindanao
/ from May 12, 2020
EXPECT to spot "sweat-starving" basketball enthusiasts, or any local athletes slowly breaking the "social distancing" protocol in the coming days amid the continuous fight against the deadly coronavirus around the world.This, after presidential spokesperson Harry Roque announced on Tuesday, May 12, the lifting of general community quarantine (GCQ) for Northern ...
Pacman, VisMin chessers pummel Luzon executives
/ from May 09, 2020
THE alliance of Visayas and Mindanao chess executives proved too strong for Luzon-NCR executives.Bannered by the chess-playing boxing Senator Manny Pacquiao, the alliance overwhelmed Luzon, 477-414 in their two-leg 50-board team match up dubbed as “Helping Hand Executive Online Chess Battle” which ended on Thursday, May 7, 2020, over lichess.org.Originally ...
Koko, Pacman lead 'Chess For A Cause' online battle, May 7
/ from May 05, 2020
FRESH from Covid-19 recovery, Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III and fellow Senator "Pambansang Kamao" Manny Pacquiao will headline the 40-board Chess For A Cause dubbed as "Helping Hand Executive Online Chess Match" on Thursday, May 7, via the popular chess.com site.This, as Luzon's best executives will join forces with their counterparts ...
P10,000 up for Mindanao online chess tilt, May 2
/ from May 01, 2020
LOWLY-rated Mindanao chess players will have something to cheer.Lawyer Allan Q. Cabiten, formerly with the Office of the Ombudsman Mindanao, will be sponsoring at least two online chess tournaments with a total cash prizes of P10,000.The first part of the "Atty. Alan Quarantine Cup" will be held on Saturday, May ...
Oro friends remember MBA’s ‘Flying Fish’ Maui Huelar
/ from April 24, 2020
BACOLOD may be his native land and Cebu where his basketball career may have started to blossom, but unknown to many, the late Manuel “Maui” Huelar had some of his good friends, hoop buddies, admirers and the like from the City of Golden Friendship.In fact, the former Negros Slashers standout ...
Mayor to hoop enthusiasts: ‘Please refrain from playing’
/ from April 18, 2020
ARGUABLY one of basketball’s fans, Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno made an appeal to fellow hoop lovers in the locality to be extra patient in dealing with home quarantine in these most trying times.Moreno who used to play hoops four times a week with his own basketball team, ...
'Football Angel' Dr. del Fierro flies to heaven
/ from April 16, 2020
THE death of Dr. Alfonso del Fierro last April 9, 2020 was a shock to the local sports community, particularly the football community in Cagayan de Oro City.The 73-year-old owner of Corpus Christi School in Macasanding and Pueblo was considered as the biggest supporter of sports in the City of ...
'Suspicious cheating' mars online chess fun
/ from April 14, 2020
WHILE online chess has fast become a fad amid the inactivity of practically all major sporting events around the world because of the Covid-19 pandemic, "suspicious cheating" comes as the other virus that apparently terrorizes or otherwise spoils the fun of online chess.Some participants have quite resembled a "robot" playing ...
'Chess Tawid Covid' helps indigent players
/ from April 13, 2020
CHESS is probably the only sporting event ticking in this "Covid Season" time via online game tourneys.But it's not only that.There's also a "little help" coming for the local chess community, especially those individuals who rely on chess tourneys and chess mentoring such as conducting summer clinics and in-house tutorial ...
Corpus Christi ‘Home of Champions’ godfather Alfonso del Fierro passes away at 73
/ from April 09, 2020
HE MAY not be among the young generation of today’s popular athletes, but Dr. Alfonso del Fierro Jr., 73, was considered “larger-than-life” when it comes to revolutionizing the development of sports in Cagayan de Oro.The owner cum administrator of so-called “Home of Champions” Corpus Christi School was a legendary figure ...