Meet the Philippines 10th Grandmaster: GM John Paul Gomez
Add GM elect John Paul "the Pope" Gomez to the list of the Philippines chess heroes. Gomez, 22, had so far garnered a total of six points with four wins, four draws and a loss in the ongoing Dresden chess Olympiad. Gomez is also a three time national juniors champion and twice gold medalist of Palarong Pambansa (National Games of the Philippines). One important note to our newest chess heroes: that the Grandmaster title is only the first step towards improvement in chess these days.
ChessHeroes wish GM John Paul Gomez all the best in the world!
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