NEU Chess Team brings home nine medals from 18th NAASCU Chess Tournament

March 11, 2019 | Information Office

The New Era University Chess Varsity Team competed at the 18th NAASCU (National Athletic Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities) Chess Tournament 2019 held in De La Salle Araneta University on March 8, 2019. The event was managed by Chief Arbiter Joie V. Presente with a total of seven competing schools.


The team, guided by Coach Rodel Angkahan, Bro. Raffy Delos Reyes and Bro. Ronnel Anano brought home a total of nine medals. The NEU Chess Varsity Team – Men's Division successfully received a Bronze medal. For the individual awards, NEU proudly brought home two gold medals and three bronze medals for the Men's Division, and one gold medal and two silver medals for the Women's Division. The Gold Medalists are Joeby Reyes, Eajae Julian, and Elyssa Sojero; the Silver Medalists are Liza Jay Pante and Jinky Nazareno; and the Bronze Medalists are David Suyom, Micah Dawal, and Joshua Cuadro. Congratulations!