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Wesley So Cup hails new PH chess grand champion Pasig City King Pirates

The 2022 Wesley So Cup welcomed its new Philippine chess grand champion, the Pasig City King Pirates, who delivered an upset victory against the defending champion from the tournament's inaugural edition of the Philippines and the world's first government-licensed professional chess league.

Wesley So Cup division winners Iloilo and Pasig face off for grand finals

The Wesley So Cup staged by the Philippines' and the world's first government-licensed professional chess league is all set to hold its Grand Finals after early favorites Iloilo Kisela Knights (Southern Division) and Pasig City King Pirates (Northern Division) won their respective division finals to earn the right to face off for the championship trophy.

Wesley So reaffirms support for Philippine chess in PCAP Reinforced Conference

Super grandmaster Wesley So has reaffirmed his continuing support for Philippine chess through the Wesley So Cup being staged anew by the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP), the world’s first government-licensed pro chess league.
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