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Rogelio Antonio Jr
R Antonio 
Photo copyright © 2008, courtesy of "wordfunph"  
Number of games in database: 315
Years covered: 1987 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2432 (2495 rapid, 2460 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2589

Overall record: +122 -48 =133 (62.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 12 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (65) 
    B22 B40 B50 B30 B52
 French Defense (30) 
    C11 C16 C18 C07 C10
 Ruy Lopez (20) 
    C68 C69 C78 C89 C92
 French (11) 
    C11 C10 C12 C13
 Caro-Kann (11) 
    B18 B12 B10 B17 B13
 French Winawer (11) 
    C18 C16 C15
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (39) 
    B12 B18 B10 B15 B13
 Nimzo Indian (17) 
    E32 E54 E21 E49 E30
 English (13) 
    A15 A13 A17 A16 A18
 Bogo Indian (13) 
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    A46 E00 D02 A45
 Modern Benoni (11) 
    A70 A64 A65 A62
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   R Antonio vs T Dao, 2005 1-0
   R Antonio vs A Maltese, 2005 1-0
   R Antonio vs E Senador, 2001 1-0
   R Antonio vs R Phillips, 2006 1-0
   O Dimakiling vs R Antonio, 2010 0-1
   R Antonio vs R Dableo, 2010 1-0
   J C Sadorra vs R Antonio, 2012 0-1
   A Gupta vs R Antonio, 2009 0-1
   R Antonio vs Zaw Win Lay, 2001 1-0
   R Antonio vs D Moody, 1995 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   World Senior 50+ (2017)
   8th Asian Continental Chess Championship (2009)
   16th Asian Games (Men Teams) (2010)
   Bled Olympiad (2002)
   Asian Individual Championship (2007)
   36th Olympiad (2004)
   HB Global Chess Challenge (2005)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   magnus carlsen by sk.sen
   37th Olympiad - Philippines Men's Team by Naja
   Ultimate fighters of Philippine Chess ... by Galaxy7

   🏆 World Senior 50+
   R Antonio vs S Sarno (Nov-18-17) 1-0
   R Antonio vs Bagaturov (Nov-17-17) 1/2-1/2
   Z Sturua vs R Antonio (Nov-16-17) 1/2-1/2
   R Antonio vs K Jhunjhnuwala (Nov-15-17) 1-0
   E Prie vs R Antonio (Nov-14-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born Feb-19-1962, 57 years old) Philippines

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Rogelio M. Antonio Jr. was born in Manila, Philippines on February 19, 1962. He received his first GM norm in Sydney, Australia (Mercantile Mutual GM tournament) second in Bacolod, Philippines and third in the Asian GM circuit in Baguio City, Philippines. He was conferred the GM title in 1993. He is a member of as User: gmjoey.

Wikipedia article: Rogelio Antonio Jr.

 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 315  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Xu Jun vs R Antonio 1-0421987Jakarta ztA65 Benoni, 6.e4
2. R Antonio vs F Lahr 1-0381988East Detroit OpenB40 Sicilian
3. R Antonio vs J Lang 1-0281988East Detroit OpenC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
4. B Selitsky vs R Antonio 0-1331988East Detroit OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
5. R Antonio vs F Lindsay  ½-½191988East Detroit OpenC15 French, Winawer
6. T Mazuchowski vs R Antonio 0-1241988East Detroit OpenB10 Caro-Kann
7. Ivanchuk vs R Antonio ½-½681988Chess OlympiadA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
8. R Antonio vs de Firmian ½-½641988Chess OlympiadB50 Sicilian
9. R Antonio vs Nunn  ½-½181988Chess OlympiadC68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
10. R Antonio vs I Rogers  ½-½171989Lugano OpenC07 French, Tarrasch
11. J Ye vs R Antonio  ½-½461990Shah Alam Asia ztB15 Caro-Kann
12. I Rogers vs R Antonio 1-0381990Zone 11 ChA43 Old Benoni
13. R Antonio vs M Kaabi  1-0441990Novi Sad ol (Men)C68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange
14. Hort vs R Antonio  1-0431990Chess OlympiadB15 Caro-Kann
15. R Antonio vs O Renet  1-0281990Novi Sad ol (Men)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
16. R Antonio vs N Ferreira 1-0371990Novi Sad ol (Men)C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
17. Petursson vs R Antonio  ½-½461990Chess OlympiadA16 English
18. W Schmidt vs R Antonio  1-0501990Novi Sad ol (Men)A15 English
19. Wojtkiewicz vs R Antonio 0-1601991BacolodA15 English
20. R Antonio vs E Torre  ½-½91991BacolodB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
21. Hort vs R Antonio  1-0551991BielB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
22. Adorjan vs R Antonio  ½-½231991BacolodD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
23. Vyzmanavin vs R Antonio  1-0521991BeijingA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
24. R Antonio vs Ftacnik  ½-½461991Sydney MercantileB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
25. Xu Jun vs R Antonio  ½-½5219919th Asian Team-ch finalE91 King's Indian
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  Penguincw: GM Rogelio Antonio (gmjoey1) recently played a 3-minute game against FM Ryan Griffiths (Ryan-Rhys) on The time controls I believe were 3 0. The game ended in black resigning.

Playing site (something like this):

Analysis of game:

Nov-05-15  pinoymaster77: Posted in FB :

The Most Active GM In History?
FM MikeKlein on 11/4/15, 8:15 AM.

When it comes to titled players on, one man has climbed Mt. Everest. GM Rogelio Antonio Jr., 53, better known as "gmjoey1," has now played more than 100,000 games over six years. is likely his browser's homepage by now! That is surely a record among all grandmasters who frequent the site, and is quite possibly the most games played by any of the 13 million members. His name is so synonymous with live chess that he has his own fan club despite never participating in any "official" events like Titled Tuesdays or Death Matches.

One blogger explained his popularity plainly: "It's simple, it's because he's online a lot. We can easily get into his game from the top game match. His fans even said, 'Some say he doesn't sleep,' or, 'I never get into live chess without find Joey playing.'

GM Rogelio Antonio before a game earlier this year in Indonesia. (Photo courtesy WGM/IM Alina L'Ami).

Nov-05-15  epistle: It's addicting, I tell you.
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  wordfunph: Gratz champ
Jun-28-16  Pulo y Gata: Congratulations!
Jul-20-16  smurph: Make that 115400 games
Jul-20-16  Virgil A: < Rogelio Antonio: Sir, meron din pong Jr. ang pangalan ko. >


Aug-30-16  Birthday Boy: Really nice to him back in the olympiad.
Aug-30-16  kamagong24: Antonio gives up slot in World Chess Olympiad

sayang :(

Aug-30-16  gokusano: With updates like this, it is not the remotest that chessfans will think there is an ongoing animosity between NCFP and GM Joey. Mine is that GM Joey resented the seeding procedure. It's just a wild guess and just my opinion. Pero sayang, Joey is really a strong player and could help propel team Philippines to a creditable finish. Saw his post in facebook echoing his sentiment.
Aug-31-16  kamagong24: if pinoy chess players worthy of representing the country are not happy, then, there really is something wrong with people running the NCFP
Aug-31-16  epistle: or with the players...
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  bubuli55: Good news. GM Antonio won in last round at the World Seniors +55. He finished second.

Congrats! GM Antonio.

Nov-19-17  geniokov: The only " Junior" in a Seniors event! Congrats anyway.
Apr-11-18  Nina Myers: Are you proud of this game R Antonio vs A Reprintsev, 2017, Mr. <Rogelio Antonio Jr>?

That's just plain disgraceful.

Apr-12-18  Pulo y Gata: "Twas played in the World Seniors. It is the tournament where players take advantage of their opponents' senior moments. So this was a perfectly legit game
Apr-12-18  Nina Myers: <Pulo y Gata>

It is the tournament where <coward> players take advantage of their opponents' senior moments.

Fixed it for you.

Apr-12-18  Nina Myers: * or <dishonourable> or <chicken-hearted>, your choice.
Apr-13-18  Pulo y Gata: It does not matter what kind of players they are. The point of the tournament is to take advantage of senior moments. Whether the one taking advantage is honourable or dishonourable is not material.
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  Tabanus: Senior? He was only 58.
Apr-13-18  Pulo y Gata: The age does not matter. It was the World Seniors championship. It is where the senior moments are taken advantage of as the name of the tournament implies
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  wordfunph: idol GM Joey, happy birthday!
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  bubuli55: Happy Birthday!
Aug-22-19  reychong: Congrats GM Joey for winning the 2nd Torrevillas Cup! I observed that you were accommodating in posing for pictures with your chess fans and gracious in answering questions.
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  wordfunph: World Senior Chess Championship 2019 - M50

GM Joey Antonio (elo 2427) at 2.5/3 and will be facing untitled Peter Olsson (elo 2144).

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