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SNYACC Recognizes Northern Luzon Leg Special Awardees

In the recently concluded Shell National Youth Active Chess Championship Northern Luzon Leg, Luanne Accad of Enrile North Central School and Armida Guillermo of Cagayan Colleges Tuguegarao bagged the ‘Top Female Player’ Award for Kiddies and Juniors division respectively. Enrile scored 6.5 pts while Guillermo finished off with 5 pts. The ‘Top 8-year old-and-under’ Award went to 7-year-old Stephen Rome Pangilinan of Christian Ecclesiastical School – Bulacan who landed a perfect score of 9 pts and 54.5 Bucholz points and was also the leg champion in the Kiddies division. Marfred Sanchez of Cagayan State University received the ‘Sportsmanship Award’ for displaying the values of fair play and maturity during the two-day chess tournament. Meanwhile, the ‘Youngest Player Award’ went to 5-year old Vinz Alfred Joaquin Guitering of Dodan Elementary School – Penablanca, Cagayan. Having 29 participants was Baybayog Elementary School represented by Leonardo Molina who won the ‘School Most Represented” award in the Kiddies division, while Cagayan State University with Jesus Anastacio receiving the trophy brought 14 participants earning them the ‘School Most Represented’ title in the Juniors division.
SNYACC Tuguegarao Special Awardees

Presenting the awards were Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation Sustainable Development Manager Ronald Suarez (far right) and Tuguegarao City Sports Coordinator Mariano Cabugos (far left).

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 Supermalls, Cagayan Colleges Tuguegarao, Central Philippine University Iloilo, University of San Carlos Cebu, and Cagayan de Oro City Tourism.