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Congrats, Wesley

A FILIPINO is the newest United States chess champion. GM Wesley So achieved another milestone when he emerged as the champion in the 2017 US Open chess championship in St.Louis, Missouri. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Filipino champion, who migrated to the United States to pursue his dream of…

Wesley's gold is FESSAP's Universiade legacy

NOW that it’s Summer Universiade time again and the Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines (FESSAP) is celebrating the fourth year anniversary of GM Wesley So’s historic gold medal-winning performance in Kazan, a few of our sportswriter-friends gathered together to talk about it. ‘If the Universiade is the…
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Pinoys ready, confident for Taipei Universiade

WORLD chess championship candidate Wesley So is no longer around, but the Philippines is again ready to put its best foot forward when the 29th Summer Universiade kicks off in Taipei on Aug. 19-30. To be represented by the Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines (FESSAP), the 180-strong…

Taipei Universiade to showcase Pinoy pride

TAIPEI -- In what could be the biggest sporting event in the region, Taipei welcomes the world, including the Philippines, as it plays host to the 29th Summer Universiade on Aug. 19-30. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); More than half of the expected 10,000 athletes and officials from 180 countries…

PH golfers take charge

TAIPEI -- Two years ago, the Philippines barely missed a medal in the golf competitions in the 28th Universiade in Gwangju, Korea. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Lloyd Jefferson Go of Seton Hall University put up a brave stand in a determined final-round charge before settling for a respectable seventh-place…
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