Friday August 17, 2018

13&U chess contest set August 21

AHEAD of its trios age-group tournament, Mansilingan Chess Society (ManChess), in cooperation with City Mall, will schedule a 13 and Under Chess Tournament on August 21 at the mall's Mandalagan branch starting at 9 a.m.

Prizes up for grabs with trophies are P3,000, champion; P2,000, second place; P1,500, third place; P1,000, fourth place; and P750, fifth place. The top 6th to 10th finishers will receive medals and P500 each.

The top 8&U for male and female will be given special prizes after the chess contest. Registration fee cost at P200 per entry.

Tourney format is seven rounds of Swiss System with a time control of 20 minutes of play to finish each. Participants are required to bring their own chess set and clock.

This chess event is organized by the officers and members of ManChess headed by Nestor Cena.

You can reach Cena at 0917-874-5954, or Vito Tapulgo at 0929-804-0845, or Joel Garanzo at 0922-478-0365 for reservations.

Meanwhile, the 2018 ManChess Team Duo and Trio 16 and Under Chess Tournament will be held at the Multi-Purpose in Mansilingan on August 26.

Prizes at stake in team Duo include: P10,000, champion; P5,000, 2nd place; P3,000, 3rd place; P2,000, 4th place; P1,500 each for 5th to 8th places. In team Trio: P5,000, champion; P3,500, 2nd place; P2,000, 3rd place; and P1,000 each for 4th to 8th places.

Top 3 finishers in these categories will be given trophies while the rest will receive medals. Special recognition awaits the Top Semi Class "A" and Class "B" teams.

For inquiries, contact the ManChess president or visit their training center at Barangay Mansilingan.