Davao City based Chessers Earl Rhay Mantilla and Irish Yngayo took center stage after making quick work of their respective opponents in the recent 14th Acas Palero Moulic (APM) Standard Chess Tournament at the Damosa Market Basket in Lanang, Davao City.
Representing Univer-sity of Mindanao (UM) Mantilla rule the division A after scoring 5.5 points in the six-round Swiss System Format chessfest. With his win, Mantilla won a medal and P2,500.
Yngayo of Davao Central College (DCC) won division B after scoring 5.5 points. With her win, Yngayo won a medal and P1,500.
Aside from the cham-pions, special awards were given to Ella Grace Moulic (division A top female), Kurt John Pla-cencia (division A top junior), Wesley Jovan Magbanua (division B boys top under 13), Samanthan Umayan (division B girls top under 13), Caerel Shane Mantilla (division B girls top under 10), Miles Manligoy (division B boys top under 10) and Vlademir Orbeta (division B boys top under 8). Romeo Braceros