Published on March 14th, 2018 | by Jhenel Marienella Laus0
DLSU Woodpushers emerge victorious against opponents to stay on top
The De La Salle University Green and Lady Woodpushers dominated the UAAP Season 80 Chess Tournament last Saturday and Sunday at the University of Santo Tomas Quadricentennial Pavilion.
On Saturday, Giovanni Mejia and Christian Nañola won their matches against UE to give La Salle two points. On the other hand, Denzel Amar and Kline Surposa each had deadlocks with their opponents, 1.0-1.0. In total, La Salle triumphed over UE, 3.0-1.0.
On Sunday, Nañola won his match to give the Green and White a 2.0-0.0 lead against UST. However, Mejia and Surposa were not able to capitalize with total of just 1.0. La Salle and UST figured in a draw as the matches ended with scores of 2.0-2.0.
On Saturday, Bernadette Galas, Marie San Diego, Grace Moulic, and Kyla Camacho all outshined their opponents. The La Salle quadruple each won their matches to sweep Adamson, 4.0-0.0.
On Sunday, Galas, San Diego, and Moulic carried their momentum to earn another win. They defeated UP, 3.0-1.0.
After seven matches apiece, the DLSU Green and Lady Woodpushers remained at second and first place with records of 4W-2D-1L and 6W-1D-0L, respectively.