Tag: Filipino-born

Wesley So rises to FIDE World No. 5 at Grand Chess Tour finale

Wesley So has risen to World No. 5 in the latest International Chess Federation (FIDE) Rating released amid the Filipino American Grandmaster’s steady performance at the Sinquefield Cup, the fifth and final event of the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) where he is seeking to defend his championship title.

Wesley So rises to World No. 6 FIDE rank after Grand Chess Tour title...

Filipino American Grandmaster Wesley So has risen to World No. 6 on the International Chess Federation (FIDE) ranking after a great performance in the kick-off to his title defense at the 2022 Grand Chess Tour (GCT) and winning the Blitz tournament of the ongoing Norway Chess.

Dubai Expo premieres Theory of Light docu on Filipino-born solar lighting movement

The Dubai Expo is set to host the world premiere screening of the Theory of Light documentary about the Filipino-born solar lighting movement, Liter of Light.

Filipino-born Johncarlo Legaspi named U.S. Navy Junior Sailor of the Year

Filipino-American Petty Officer Johncarlo Legaspi has been named the Junior Sailor of the Year by the United States Navy's Maritime Prepositioning Ships Squadron (MPSRON) 3.

First Filipina graduate of West Point continues to serve even after retirement

Colonel Ranelle A. Manaois entered the United States Army in 1986 after graduating as the first Filipina graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point.
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