THE FIDE-Rated Meralco Youth Rapid Chess tourney will unfurl on Sunday, June 9 at the Multi-Purpose hall, Meralco compound, Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City.
Fide Master Leonardo Carlos of Meralco Chess Club bared this in a recent interview.
Mr. Carlos said with a registration fee of P300 (early) or P400 (on-site), chessers will have a chance to compete in a Fide-Rated chesssfest that expects participants from varsity players from leading School such as UAAP, NCAA, SCUAA, among others.
Categories entered are the Under 20 and Under 14 divisions in this one-day event, sanctioned by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines.
Cash prizes are also being offered to the winners. — Marlon Bernardino