VECO sweeps top honors in CCTIPC Chess Cup 2017
(The Freeman) - September 12, 2017 - 4:00pm

CEBU, Philippines — The VECO (Visayan Electric Company) Kaibigans bagged the top spots in the Cebu City Tripartite Industrial Peace Council (CCTIPC) Chess Cup Tournament 2017 at the Cebu City Hall recently

Open to pawnpushers who are regular employees of CCTIPC-member companies and organizations, the event was a gathering of the best chess players from the labor, management and government sectors.

A total of 52 players joined the mind-draining tilt, which was governed by FIDE (International Chess Federation) laws of chess rapid play. It followed the Swiss system format using the game point scoring system - 15 minutes plus 5 seconds per move to finish the game - and was rated as an individual competition.

VECO Quality Control Inspector Nic Cuizon claimed the top honors with a perfect 7.0 points. VECO HR’s Germz Caballo finished second with 5.5 points, while  VECO Planning Engineer James Cabangahan was ranked third also with 5.5 points.

Aside from trophies, the top four finishers received a cash prize of P10,000, P7,000, P5,000 and P3,000, respectively. All the players were given certificates and a consolation prize of P500 each.

Aside from VECO, the other players represented Aboitiz Power Corporation, the Public Attorney’s Office, Office for Senior Citizens Affairs, Cebu Country Club, City Savings Bank, Department of Labor and Employment, Coca-Cola, Department of the Interior and Local Government, Makati Development Corporation, Accounting Office of Cebu City, Metrobank, Office of the Building Official, Cebu City Legal, Cebu City Hall Security Guards, Police Department,  Alliance of Progressive Labor, Summit Circle and players from the local government unit. (FREEMAN)

Philstar
Facebook
  • Latest
Latest
Latest
Are you sure you want to log out?
X
Login

Philstar.com is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

SIGN IN
or sign in with
Read and share the latest news
whenever and wherever you are.
Top Stories
Features the most relevant stories,
exclusive content, analyses and special reports.
As It Happens
Get bite-sized highlights and up-to-date
information as the news breaks.
Latest
View the most recent
stories of the day.
Log-in
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet,
consectetur adipiscing elit.
Quisque justo est, auctor vel ullamcorper.
Log-in
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet,
consectetur adipiscing elit.
Quisque justo est, auctor vel ullamcorper.
How to follow As It Happens stories
STEP 1
Click the story in the As it Happens section.
How to follow As It Happens stories
STEP 2
Click "Follow Story" for updates on the news.
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Aliquam eu metus vitae felis tincidunt finibus ut id sapien. Integer volutpat dui eu malesuada dignissim. Sed varius justo nulla, fringilla convallis sem porta sed.
How to follow Author
STEP 1
Click on the author's name in the article.
How to follow Author
STEP 2
Once you click on the author's name, you will be
brought to the Authors page. Click "Follow Author"
to stay updated on the author's works
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Aliquam eu metus vitae felis tincidunt finibus ut id sapien. Integer volutpat dui eu malesuada dignissim. Sed varius justo nulla, fringilla convallis sem porta sed.
How to follow Tags
STEP 1
Click on a tag in the article.
How to follow Tags
STEP 2
When you click on a tag, it will take you to the
dedicated tag page where you'll see the article
viewed, along with other stories with that tag.

Click the "follow tag" button to stay updated on
the topic.
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Aliquam eu metus vitae felis tincidunt finibus ut id sapien. Integer volutpat dui eu malesuada dignissim. Sed varius justo nulla, fringilla convallis sem porta sed.