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Shell Active Chess Batangas Leg Ceremonial Move

Shell Tabangao Refinery Operations Manager Andrew Castueras (seated, right) and Batangas City Executive Assistant to the Mayor Ms. Luz Amparo (seated, left) make a ceremonial move to formally open the 18th Shell National Youth Active Chess Championship (Shell Active Chess) Southern Luzon Leg in SM City Batangas Event Center. Witnessing the ceremonial move are (standing, left to right) Pilipinas Shell Sustainable Development Manager Ronald Suarez, Shell Tabangao Refinery Human Resources Manager Alex Merano, and Chief Arbiter Gene Poliarco.
SNYACC Batangas Ceremonial Move

In the said event, Far Eastern University’s – FERN Paul Robert Evangelista and San Sebastian College – Recoletos’ Kristian Paulo Cristobal ruled as leg champions in the Kiddies and Juniors division respectively. Evangelista finished off the 9 rounds with 8.5 points and 54.5 Bucholz points, while Cristobal concluded the 8-rounds with 7.5 points and 41 Bucholz points.

Shell Active Chess is a programme of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation which supports the empowerment of the Filipino youth, in line with the company’s commitment to sustainable development. It is sanctioned by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines, and supported by Shell V-Power, Shellane, Shell Helix, and McDonald's, in partnership with SM Megamall, SM Supermalls, Cagayan Colleges Tuguegarao, Central Philippine University Iloilo, University of San Carlos Cebu, and Cagayan de Oro City Tourism.