News about Janelle Mae Frayna

  • A queen in the game of kings
    Janelle Mae Frayna was featured on Inquirer: With her mother as her inspiration, she says she will be aiming for the GM title next year and the World Championship cycle in 2018. “I feel I can do it,” says Janelle, who idolizes Hungarian GM Judith Polgar, the greatest woman player of all time. With the … Continue reading “A queen in the game of kings”

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  • WGM Frayna Completed Her IM Norms as well in Baku
    This is on top of the WGM title she already earned.

  • Philippines lost to Lithuania; Settled for 34th Place Final Ranking (Women)
    Lithuania proved to be too tough to handle for the Philippines Women team, as they lost 3-to-1 in the tally sheet, in the 11th and final round of Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad. Replay the games below: As a result, the Philippines Women team settled for 34th place in the final ranking, up from their 46th … Continue reading “Philippines lost to Lithuania; Settled for 34th Place Final Ranking (Women)”

  • WGM Janelle Mae Frayna
    GM Jayson Gonzales, coach to the Philippines Women team in Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad, announced in a press release: I’m proud to announce that WIM (Woman International Master) Janelle Mae Frayna achieved the third and last result to become the first Woman Grandmaster from the Philippines. Frayna achieved her third and final WGM norm in … Continue reading “WGM Janelle Mae Frayna”

  • Philippines wins against Italy in Round 10 Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad Women
    Another strong finish by the Philippine Women’s team in Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad. The 46th seed Philippines beats the 20th seed Italy in Round 10: Replay the Philippines vs. Italy Round 10 games below: This win puts Philippines in rank number 23 after 10 rounds, and thus will face the tougher 12th seed, Lithuania, in … Continue reading “Philippines wins against Italy in Round 10 Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad Women”

  • Philippines Round 10 Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad
    Games to watch out for later in Round 10 of Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad: Round 10 Open: Philippines vs. Scotland Round 10 Women: Philippines vs. Italy

  • Philippines (Women) lost to Hungary in Round 7 — Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad
    It was a tough loss for the Philippines Women team in Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad against the 8th seed Hungary. Replay the games below:

  • Philippines Board Match-ups in Round 6 of Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad
    As mentioned earlier, it’s gonna be a tough match for the Philippines team in the Open section (Seed No. 53), as they face the team of the World Champion, Magnus Carlsen, Norway (Seed No. 12), in Round 6 of Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad. GM Julio Catalino Sadorra will face the World Champion himself in Board … Continue reading “Philippines Board Match-ups in Round 6 of Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad”

  • Philippines Sweeps Algeria in Round 5 Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad (Women)
    The headline may suggest it was an easy feat for Team Philippines, but if you look closer at individual games, it was not. This win will put the Philippines Women squad at 27th place after Round 5, and will be up against Mexico in Round 6. Replay the Philippines vs. Algeria games below:

  • Philippines (Women) Draws Against Canada in Round 4 of Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad
    It was Shania Mae Mendoza’s first game in the Baku Olympiad, and she won her game against Maili-Jade Ouellet of Canada, to even the score 2-2 in their match. The Philippines Women’s team are ranked 44th after this Round 4 draw. They will be up against Algeria in Round 5.

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