Davaoeño chesser John Ray Batucan has won P3,500 and a trophy after winning the recent Jardin del Roca Open Rapid Chess Tournament at the Jardin del Roca Mountain Resort, Purok 4, Bayabas Village, Toril, Davao City over the weekend.
Bacutan scored 5.5 points to rule the six-round Swiss System format chessfest.
Taking the second spot in the prestigious chessfest is Reynaldo Gempero Jr who won P2,500 and tro-phy after scoring five points in the tournament.
The third place went to Rodrigo Catayas who got P1,500 as prize.
Aside from the regular winners, some special awards were also given to outstanding participants Earl Rhay Mantilla (top junior 16 and under), Exiquila Apao (top female) and Wesley Jovan Magba-nua (top kiddies under 12). Romeo Braceros