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Shell Active Chess Western Visayas Leg Ceremonial Move

Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation Lapus, Iloilo Terminal Manager Dante Gandionco (seated, left) and Iloilo City Vice Mayor Jose Espinosa III (seated, right) in a handshake during the ceremonial move to formally open the recently concluded 18th Shell National Youth Active Chess Championship (Shell Active Chess) Western Visayas Leg in Central Philippine University – Iloilo gymnasium.
Ceremonial Move

Witnessing the ceremonial move are (standing, left to right): Pilipinas Shell Social Performance Head for Pandacan Janot Barretto, Fr. Antonio Anino of Santa Teresita Church (Iloilo City), and Iloilo City Sports Coordinator Rommel Castro.

Douglas Diego Perez of John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation – Bacolod emerged as the leg champion as he toppled other players in the Juniors division with a score of 7.5 pts and 41.5 Bucholz pts, while Lyster Franz Andador of Rafael B. Lacson Memorial High School – Talisay City, Negros Occ. finished strong in the Kiddies division with a perfect score of 9 points and 50 Bucholz pts.

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.