THE COUNTRY’S youngest Woman Fide Master Antonella Berthe Murillo Racasa swept her all matches to bag a gold medal of the Pasig City Association of Private School Administrators (PAPRISA) district chess meet of elementary girls division held at the St. Paul College Pasig last Friday.
Racasa, a grade 6 pupil of Home School Global finished undefeated with 6.0 points of Chess Standard Competition.
The 12-year-old Racasa scored victories over Arielle Cayanan, Reign Janilla Cacela, Christelle Abeleda, Krisna Louise Jose, Agatha Jane Bonafe and Kyle Jhazmin Clarito, respectively.
Racasa next assignment is Pattaya Chess Club Open 2019 slated from Oct. 19–30 in Pattaya, Thailand.
Her local and international chess campaign wouldn’t be possible with the support of Mandaluyong Mayor Menchie Abalos, councilor Charisse Abalos, Rotary Club past president Rogelio Lim of Boni Towers, Rose Montenegro, immediate past president/CEO of Makati Med. and president/CEO of the ALC Group of Companies, D. Edgard A. Cabangon. — Marlon Bernardino