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Meet the Filipino-Canadian chess family who is winning tournaments | PSTV5+

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Listen-in to the awesome story of the Tolentino family in Calgary, Canada. The children are slowly making their mark in the chess world.

Direk Rene “Nonoy” Molina chats with Angelo Tolentino of the Filipino-Canadian family who has been making the headlines for being winning chess players.

Angelo was born in the Philippines and studied at De La Salle University in Manila while playing in tournaments. His passion for chess was taken up by his kids and together they played as a family even while in the Philippines.

When the Tolentino family migrated to Canada, Angelo found a chess club that involved tournaments – and the Tolentino kids next proceeded to make history.

Watch the video chat at the end of this article to experience the PSTV5+ multicultural focus of the network with a Filipino flavor.

CHECK OUT MORE of Direk Rene’s chats with Filipino-Kiwi newsmakers here:

Direk Rene’s Pinoy Tok with NZ-born Rachel Empig who worked in PH | PSTV5+

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WATCH Rene Molina’s PSTV5+ show with Rachel Empig here and SEND CHEERS in the comments below!

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