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Shell National Active Chess Honors Mindanao (Cagayan De Oro) Leg’s Youngest Player

Four-year old Julian Faith Tucugue of Chenith Christian Kindergarten School – Cagayan de Oro was hailed as the youngest player during the nine-round Swiss system tournament of the 18th Shell National Youth Active Chess Championship Mindanao Leg held recently at the Cagayan de Oro City Tourism Hall.
SNYACC Youngest Player

Tucugue (front row, holding her trophy) impressed the crowd with her innocent but fearless presence while moving pieces on the chessboard during the two-day tournament.

Photo shows (back row, left to right): Shell Cagayan de Oro Depot staff Nestor Tan, Cagayan de Oro City Sports Director Engr. Isidro Borja, Cagayan de Oro City Councilor Atty. Adrian Barba, Shell Cagayan de Oro dealer Twinkle Corral, Shell Retail Territory Manager for Iligan Anjo Santos, Shell Cagayan de Oro dealer Jeremy Lim Lo Suy, and Shell Cagayan de Oro Depot Manager Jun Abina.

Shell Active Chess is an annual 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.