photos by Andres Maria Gina

Cagayan de Oro’s young chess prodigies siblings Ronald and Ruelle Canino won 2 golds and 1 silver medal while Ma. Teresa Lumancas added a silver in the ongoing 19th Asean Age Group Chess Championships held at the Royal Mandaya Hotel in Davao City.

Fifteen-year old Ronald Canino won gold in the Standard Chess Boys Open Under 16 Team event.

Meanwhile, Ruelle also took home the gold in the Standard Chess Girls Under 10 Team event.

Ruelle added a silver in the Individual Event to earn Woman Candidate Master (WCM) title.

Eight-year old Ma. Teresa Lumancas bagged a silver in the Standard Chess Girls Under 8 Team.

Other Cagayan de Oro chess players also seeing action in the tournament include David Rey Ancheta (12-under boys), Mary Joy Tan (16-under girls), Lorebina Carrasco ll (14-under girls), and Clyde Harris Saraos (14-under boys).

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