HUNDREDS of woodpushers from across the province are expected to flock at the 4th floor Metro Lobby of Ayala Malls Capitol Central on January 19, 2019 for the Sta. Ana/Role Finance Festival of Chess featuring the 10 & Under, 16 & Under, and the Open Rapid Chess Tournament.
This 1-day tournament will have a 7 Rounds Swiss System on 20 minutes +5 seconds increment.
Champion for the Open category will take home P5,000 while P3,000 each for the winners of the 10 & Under, and 16 & Under divisions including trophies and medals each.
For the Open category, 2nd and 3rd placers get trophies, medals and P4,000 and P3,000, respectively. Meanwhile, the 4th and 5th placers take home P2,000 and P1,000 each alongside medals while the 6th to 10th placers get a medal and P500 each.
On the other hand, for the 16 & Under and 10 & Under divisions, 2nd and 3rd placers will receive P2,000 and P1,000 each along with trophies and medals. Fourth and fifth placers, meanwhile, will get P800 and P600 each including medals while 6th to 10th placers will go home with P500 each and medals.
Special awards will also be awarded to best 6 years old & below, best 8 years old & below, best 12 years old & below, and 3 best lady performers.
Registration fee is pegged at Php. 200 for Open and P150 for the 16 & Under and 10 & Under categories.
Interested players may contact Leo Romitman at 0917-721-9094 or Jose Dante Albao at 0933-276-0249./