Davao City based chesser Reynaldo Gem-pero Jr. is the recent victor in the 15th APM Open Standard Chess Tourna-ment at Damosa Market Basket, Lanang, Davao City last Sunday.
Gempero scored 5.5 points in the six-round Swiss system format chessfest to emerged as champion and win P2,500 cash prize.
The second place went to Gino Angelo Asuncion who won P1,500 after scoring five points.
The third place went to Jimmy Dano who won P1,000 as prize.
Meanwhile, Earl Rhay Mantilla won P300 after winning the juniors tourna-ment after scoring four points.
Janes Hitfield Caingles won the top female award in the same chessfest and won P300. Romeo Bra-ceros