Chess prodigy Ruelle Canino ruled two categories leading the young woodpushers from Cagayan de Oro City and Misamis Oriental in the just concluded Hybrid National Youth & Schools Chess Championships held on Tornelo platform from June 14 to 17, 2021.
The bemedalled Canino became champion both in the under 15 (7 wins, 2 draws) and under 13 girls category (8 wins, 2 draws).
Meanwhile, 11-year old Lila Alyssa Seriña also from Cagayan de Oro City topped the under 11 girls category finishing with 7 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss.
Jan Calvin Abesamis bagged 2nd place in the under 9 boys category.
Mary Janelle Tan from Jasaan, Misamis Oriental placed 2nd in the under 9 girls category.
Ruelle Canino’s elder sister Rhea salvaged 3rd place in the under 17 girls category.
And finally, Keith Adriane Ilar from El Salvador City placed 3rd in the under 11 boys category.