Asia’s first Grandmaster Eugene Torre, 64, has met his “match” in Janelle Mae Frayna, the Philippines’ first Woman Grandmaster. Frayna, 20, bagged the third and last required FIDE norm at the 42nd Chess Olympiad in Baku last Sunday night. The good news … [Read more...] about At last a Woman Chess Grandmaster for PH
If there is one thing special about Philippine culture, it is how we respect the elderly or senior citizens, to the point that we are willing to forgive their shortcomings or wrongdoings. “Bayaan mo na at matanda na yan [Just let the situation go for he is an elder],” … [Read more...] about Beating up a smaller old man isn’t manly
It is widely expected, almost a given, that immigrants – especially the unauthorized, overstaying, unlawfully present ones in the United States – will find a friendlier administration under Hillary Clinton. Bur what if Donald trumps the odds? After a foray into … [Read more...] about Options for 11-M TNTs in the US
Forget about the supposed marquee fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin at the moment because the promoters are still finding ways to make a killing from it. And forget about Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. squaring off for the second time because the American … [Read more...] about A real mega fight
Is he or is he not? Wesley So, that is, is he an American or not an American now? This question stems from So representing the United States in the 42nd World Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan. If he can play for the US, he must be now an American citizen and the Philippines … [Read more...] about Wesley So, ‘American’ or still Filipino?