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SNYACC – Naga Ceremonial Move

Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation Sustainable Development Manager Ronald Suarez (seated, right) and Naga City Mayor John Bongat (seated, left) in a handshake after making the ceremonial move to formally open the recently concluded 18th Shell National Youth Active Chess Championship (Shell Active Chess) Southern Luzon Leg – Naga in SM City Naga Event Center. Witnessing the ceremonial move are (standing, left to right) Shell Pasacao Terminal Supervisor Bernie Marco, Shell Dealer Eugene Ong, Chief Arbiter Gene Poliarco, Shell Active Chess Tournament Director Alex Dinoy (partly hidden), Shell Business and Corporate Communications Manager Sankie Simbulan, Shell Active Chess Arbiters National Master Glenn Artuz and Roy Madayag.
SNYACC Ceremonial Move

Rizal Technological University Richelieu Salcedo III emerged as the leg champion as he toppled other players in the Juniors division with a score of 7 pts and 42 Bucholz pts, while Jose Carlo Castro, formerly from Far Eastern University, finished strong in the Kiddies division with a score of 8.5 points and 52.5 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.