|Sep-04-05|| ||rjsolcruz: Gerardo "Gerry" Cabellon is now semi-retired from chess and has been employed in Manila Electric Company. He became a National Master in the early 1990's and has led Meralco to an unprecendented 5 Championships in the ESAP Tournament.|
His latest chess activity was a 15-board simul exhibition in our company's Foundation Day last March 2005. It resulted to a 14-1 for him. The lone winner was Engineer Joseph Ganapin of Alabang Sector.
Gerry is an officer of the Meralco Chess Club and has actively participated in the 1st chess clinic for dependents last summer.
|Oct-12-05|| ||rjsolcruz: NM Cabellon is featured in the Oct issue of the Lopez Link newspaper, a publication for all the companiesunder the Lopez Group umbrella.|
|Dec-26-09|| ||rjsolcruz: LAST JULY 2009, NM GERRY CABELLON JOINED THE VCR CUP, A TRIPLE SIMUL EVENT FOR THE B-DAY OF MERALCO EXECUTIVE VICTOR C. RISMA, JR, ONE OF THE PILLARS OF CHESS IN MERALCO. 2 OTHER NM'S JOINED IN THE SIMUL, ANDREW VASQUEZ and MARLON BERNARDINO. THE TRIO PLAYED VS A SELECTION FROM MERALCO CHESS CLUB, RP PARALYMPICCS CHESS TEAM, AND TAHANAN WALANG HAGDANAN CHESS CLUB.|
THE EVENT WAS SPONSORED BY HELEN DE GUZMAN, CUSTOMER PROCESS, MERALCO CHESS CLUB AND OTHER EMPLOYEES OF MERALCO WHO SHARED IN HONORING VCR AND AT THE SAME TIME GIVING OUR LESS FORTUNATE BROTHERS FROM PARA AND TWH A LITTLE HELP.
EMCEEING THE EVENT WERE CP'S TINA CRUZ and TIN AWING, BOTH MEMBERS OF MERALCO UST ALUMNI.
|Dec-26-09|| ||rjsolcruz: last sept, nm gerry cabellon top-billed the claver belen memorial simul in memory of another pillar of meralco chess. gerry played against 9 players and scored 7 wins and 2 draws (vs joseph bersamina of feu and darryl mata of alabang sector).|
|Dec-26-09|| ||rjsolcruz: last dec 2008, gerry reasserted his supremacy in meralco chess by sharing the top spot with darryl mata in the 2nd christmas cup, a 15-15 rapid among meralco employees. jay dicen and ricky tan (2007 christmas cup champion) shared the bronze.|
|Apr-14-11|| ||rjsolcruz: This summer of 2011, NM Gerardo "Giri" Cabellon is conducting a summer chess workshop for a handful of kids in MERALCO Chess Club's ASKALs Chess Workshop.|
|Aug-19-11|| ||kardopov: Why did he stop playing competitive chess? I mean tournament plays that are NCFP rated? Surely he is still a player to reckon with. He is a very good positional player, very sound and solid.|
|Aug-19-11|| ||kardopov: Much thanks to you rsoljcruz for updating us with Gerry Cabellon. I'm a fan of him during his playing days. Regards to him. Our friend Andy has just passed away. Didn't have the chance to visit his wake. I want to see Clinton Tan. Does Gerry knows his whereabouts? Regards to Gerry, same as to Clinton. Again, thanks to you sir rjsolcruz.|
|Jan-10-12|| ||Clinton Tan Jr: Clinton Tan Jr: Happy New Year to all of you!!!
It has been nearly three(3) decades that again I visited the alluring world of chess!!! I was deeply saddend for the demise of one of my best friend Andrew Vasquez. I didn't know until now. Andy as most of our friend call him was a man of principle , undeminished character and had a good sense of humor! Andy we will forever miss you pare! Andy, Gerry cabellon, Rene Cadiz, Paragas, Rolly Yutuc, ED Alix, Hombrebueno, Bernardo and myself and our coach Bernardito Rementilla( a chess player by his own right)were member of the TIP CHESS TEAM way back in our PICUAA days(3 Championship and 2 second place finish-never been equalled I presume)The bonding that we have cultivated and enriched during those days were unparalleled. Memories like these will be forever remembered! to my friends, chito & ed garma, rogelio antonio, abalos, ed gatus, angelo young, fernie dongines, villamayor, dick gicain to name a few... I am very happy that you are still active in playing chess!! God Bless you all my colleagues!!! See you soon on the chess board!!
|Jan-09-13|| ||rjsolcruz: Willy Abalos and Andy Vasquito Vasquez are now competing in the Heavenly World Chess Championship. Joining the pair are Boy Maga and Mario Meneses.|