Published on February 19th, 2018 | by Gabriel Minamedez0
DLSU Woodpushers lay solid foundation to kick off UAAP Season 80
The De La Salle University Woodpushers opened their Season 80 with a solid weekend, as both the menâ€™s and womenâ€™s team notched wins ovber their opponents at the University of Santo Tomas Quadricentennial Pavilion last weekend, February 17-18.
For Day 1 of the weekend chess games, the Green side got off to a blazing start, as both menâ€™s and womenâ€™s teams bagged wins over their opponents.
Starting with the womenâ€™s division, the team of Bernadette Galas, Mira Mirano, Marie San Diego, and Ella Moulie of the Lady Woodpushers notched a 3.0-1.0 standing, winning 3 games and giving up just 1 to National University on Saturday.
The menâ€™s team, likewise, picked up a victory to start the season. Against the University of Santo Tomas, the Green Woodpushers won 3 of their games and drew 1 to end the first day with a 3.5-0.5 standing, led by the foursome of Giovanni Mejia, Christian Nanola, Denzel Amar, and Jeazzir Surposa.
For their second foray of the weekend, La Salle garnered draws in both of their games last Sunday.
Taking on Far Eastern University, the Lady Woodpushers won 2 and lost 2 against the Morayta-based squad. As for the Green Woodpushers, they also recorded a 2.0-2.0 card against University of the Philippinesâ€™ chess team.
La Salle looks to build from a solid weekend of game as UAAP Season 80 chess continues. The Green Woodpushers will take on Adamson University, while the Lady Woodpushers will take on Ateneo on Saturday, February 24. As for the games on Sunday, February 25, the Green Woodpushers will take on Ateneo while the Lady Woodpushers will take on University of the East.