THE FIRST Women’s Online Bullet Chess Championships, which unfolds on April 1 at 1 p.m. gets a big boost as Knights of the Square Table announced its sponsorship of the prestigious competition featuring the world’s fastest players.
The time control is two minutes via lichess.org. Berserk is allowed and the duration is two hours using the Arena tournament format.
“I collaborated with United Queens Chess Club headed by Pres. Susan Grace Neri, kasi they have good quality online live coverage, by main anchor Woman Fide Master Cherry Ann Mejia.” said Capt Ronaldo Banaag, Founder/CEO of the famous Knights of the Square Table.
“They will cover the online tournaments live.” added Capt. Banaag.
Online Guest Chess Masters headed by Filipino Olympiad-bound Grand Master (GM) Darwin Laylo and Fide Master Randy Segarra of Philippines, International Master-elect Alexandru-Bogdan Banzea of Romania, International Master Ernesto Javier Fernandez of Cuba and International Master Daniel Barria-Zuniga of Serbia.
“Chess is more than competitions and winning. It’s always about character building. There is no greater honor and glory for any chess player than to fight and win with dignity and integrity.” explained by the United Queens Chess Club President Susan Grace Neri, daughter of the well known International Arbiter and respected National Master Wilfredo Neri.
“So in behalf of United Queens Chess Club, we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to our Online Guest Chess Masters for gracing this project!” Ms. Neri said. — Marlon Bernardino