MANILA, Philippines – The All Bulacan Chess Federation will hold the 2013 Bulacan Christmas Chessfest on December 21 at the Aliw Complex in Meycauayan City, Bulacan.
The tournament is open to all players whose National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) rating is not over 2,000 as of October 2013.
Participants are given 25 minutes to finish the game. The champion will receive P4,000, while the second placer will receive P2,000 and the third placer, P,1000.
The top finishers in the different categories – ladies, seniors, elementary, high school and college – will also get P500.
The event will be limited to 128 participants on a first come, first served basis. Entry fee is P250 for those who will register on or before December 20.
For complete details, contact the All Bulacan Chess Federation president Richard Dela Cruz at 0912-4508786 and 0923-1696148. -- By Marlon Bernardino