NAGWAGI si Philippine chess wizard Jasper Concepcion Faeldonia sa High School Boys division ng 2018 Manila Meet Chess Championships kamakailan sa Legarda Elementary School.
“Winning a tournament wherein you have to compete against Manila’s bests players is a very big accomplishment, and I’m very happy for this win,” sambit ng 13-anyos na si Faeldonia mula Odiongan, Romblon.
Nasa pangangasiwa ni Arellano University coach National Master Rudy Ibanez, si Faeldonia na eigning Philippine Age Group Under 14 champion ay nakapagtala ng 15 points tungo sa gold medal.
Tumapos si Chester Niel Reyes ng National University sa ika-2 puwesto sa pagtipon ng 14.5 points para matanggap ang silver medal habang nagkasya naman si Lee Roi Palma ng University of the East sa ika-3 puwesto para sa bronze medal sa paglikom ng 14 points.
“Congrats to my son Jasper Concepcion Faeldonia, Champion High School Boys in the 2018 Manila Meet which was held at the Legarda Elementary School last November 12 to 15, 2018. He will represent Manila together with Chester Neil Reyes of National University in the upcoming NCR Meet the final qualifier event before the Palarong Pambansa. They also won the Gold Medal for the team (Arellano University) together with his AU Chiefs team mate, Allan Gabriel P. Hilario, also a 2018 ASEAN qualifier,” sambit ni Ernie Fetisan Faeldonia, founding head ng famous España Chess Club.