PWD WINNERS. James Infiesto [left] and Elmar Olivar pay a visit to DSWD Director Priscilla N. Razon following their winning stint in Manila. Infiesto is co-champion at the Philippine Paralympic Chessers National Championships-Orthopedically Handicapped Category in Ultra, Pasig and will compete in the 2015 ASEAN Para Games in Singapore in December. Olivar is gold medalist at the Philippine Paralympic Chessers Championships-B1 Completely Blind Category in Ultra, Pasig and will vie in the World Blinds Games in Seoul, Korea in May.
The two also attended the DSWD Monday Convocation to announce their victory and laud the support of DSWD. Infiesto said they practice 6-7 hours a day, six times a week to prepare for the competition. Infiesto is also coach of Team Philippines in the World Blinds Games in Korea. DSWD