After sweeping the FEU Tamaraws, 4-0, the UST Male Woodpushers defended its crown, securing their three-peat gold streak in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 86 at the FEU Tech Gym.
Melito Ocsan Jr. bagged the Most Valuable Player award after winning 8 of the 10 games in Board 2. Meanwhile, Chester Reyes was crowned Rookie of the Year with his nine wins in Board 3.
The team is composed of Ocsan, Reyes, Julius Gonzales, and brothers Mark and Carl Daluz. Mr. Ronald Dableo is the coach of the chess team.
First reported in the Varsitarian.