Standings after Round 2:
Boys 20-Under: 2 pts: Salgados, Lennon Hart; Lagula, Mcdominique; Salcedo, Joshua; Lesaca, Jon Christian
Boys 16 under: 2 pts: Literatus, Austin Jacob; Evangelista, Paul Robert; Cantonjos, Aljie; Khey, Gintle
Boys 14 under: 2 pts: Balbona, John Francis; Diolola, Alberto; Samantila, Daryl Unix; Honculada, Kenneth Norman; Roman, Marion
Boys 12 under: 2 pts: Canino, Romeo; Espiritu, Gian Patrick; Miciano, John Marvin; Mangubat, Valerio
Boys 10 under: 2pts: Canino, Ronald; Felisilda, Andrix Josh
Girls 20 under: 2 pts: Frayna, Janelle Mae; Yngayo Nikki Erica
Girls 16 under: 2 pts: Jamaca, Alyssa Ysaiah
Girls 14 under: 2 pts: Moulic, Ella Grace; Canoy, Glaiza
Girls 12 under: 2 pts: Derotas, Vic Glysen; Ecal, Bhea Buen; Magno, Vanessa
Girls 10 under: 2 pts: Baclayon,Me Ann Joy; Ambor, Amber Juneez;, Ruiz Jesrelle; Tan, Mary Joy
Girls 8 under: 2 pts: Ramos, Methusellah
Woman national master Janelle Mae Frayna led the march of youth players with perfect scores after the second round of the 2012 Gov. Oscar S. Moreno National Age Group chess championships being held at the Provincial Capitol Ground, Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental.
Frayna, the reigning national girls’ champion and leg winner of Girls 16-Under in Sta. Rosa Laguna, won over Far Eastern University team mate and top seed Woman National Master Jedara Docena to post her second straight point to share the lead with Nikki Erica Yngayo in the Girls 20-Under category of the tournament, hosted by the provincial government of Misamis Oriental led by Gov. Oscar S. Moreno and organized by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) under the leadership of Prospero “Butch” Pichay, Jr.
Lennon Hart Salgados, led the march of Local players after the second round of the 2012 Gov. Oscar S. Moreno National Age Group Chess Championships – Mindanao Leg at the Misamis Oriental Capitol Grounds in Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental.
He defeated Jesse John Orlanda to share the lead with McDominique Lagula (Nueva Ecija), John Christian Lesaca(Davao City) and Joshua Salcedo(CDO) in the Boys 20-Under with two points apiece.
Ronald Canino and Andrix Josh Felisilda earned two points to lead the boys 10-Under category. In the boys 12-Under, Romeo Canino and Gian Patrick Espiritu of Misamis Oriental likewise garnered two points to tie with John Marvin Miciano of Davao and Valerio Mangubat of Kanlaon, Negros Oriental.
Local bets were more prominent in the girls category, leading or sharing the lead in all categories except in the girls 20-under.
Methusellah Ramos of Cagayan de Oro City defeated Althea Nicole Borres and Jillian Faith Tacugue for the solo leader in the girls 8-under category.
Me Ann Joy Baclayon and Mary Joy Tan share the lead with Amber Juneeza Ambor from North Cotabato and Jesrelle Ruiz of Dipolog in the girls 10-under category, while Bhea Buen ecal and Vanessa Magno likewise lead together with Vic Glysen Derotas of Cebu in the 12-under category.
In the girls under-16 Alyssa Ysaiah Jamaca garnered two points to gain solo lead in the 16-under group and Glaiza Canoy is the co-leader with Ella Grace Moulic of Davao in the girls 14-under category.
Category champions in the four-day competition shall earn an outright berth as the Philippines’ representatives to the 2012 ASEAN+ Age Group Championships to be held in Hue, Vietnam on June 10-20, 2012, while the top five players in all categories shall advance to the grand finals of the 2012 National Age-Group championships to be held in Tanauan City, Batangas on April 23-30, 2012.
Meanwhile, registration is now being accepted for the Mindanao leg of the 2012 National Juniors and Girls championships to be held at the same venue. Interested parties may contact the following for further details: Memen Moreno cp# 0926-4091345 or Domingo Oga cp# 09195695386 IA Gene Poliarco cp# 0923-7309445, IA Ilann Perez cp# 0949-1760889, FA Patrick Lee cp# 0927-7209260 or email email@example.com.