KUALA LUMPUR—The Philippines went unbeaten in the last four rounds to clinch the team rapid title and cap its fruitful stint in the First Dato Tan International Open chess tournament here Tuesday night.

The Filipino woodpushers marked that roll with a trio of 2.5-1.5 wins over fancied rivals Vietnam, Mid-Valley A of China and Gila Chess Club of Uzbekistan in the sixth, seventh and ninth rounds, respectively.

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