Fast rising San Pedro chess player Gino Angelo Asuncion hugged the limelight in the recent 19th APM Rapid Chess Tourna-ment held at the Damosa Market Basket.
Asuncion scored four-points in the five-round Swiss System Format event to emerge as cham-pion.
With his win, Asuncion pocketed P500 as cash prize. The second place in the chessfest went to Ely Acas who won P300. The third place went to Rowel Modina who got P200 as cash prize.
The top 10 finishers in the chessfest were three-pointers Honey Grace Buenafe, Charelene Moulic and Danny Leonor along with Gwyneth Zoe Delala-mon (2.5), Vheatheze Quiachon (2.0), Nathaniel Lozada (2.0) and Aldrian Moulic (2.0). Romeo Braceros