MANILA, Philippines – The 66th edition of the 1st Saturday Chess Tournament will begin this weekend in Better Living Subivision, Parañaque City.
The tournament is open to all untitled and rated players whose NCFP rating shall not exceed 1950 below.
The champion will receive P3, 000 plus trophy, the runner up will get P2, 000 plus trophy and the third placer will pocket P1, 000 plus trophy.
Category winners for the top senior, top college, top high school, top elementary and top female will receive P500 each.
The event is organized by Paranaque Chess Association and sponsored by NCFP secretary-general Cavite 7th district rep. Abraham "Bambol" Jr., Mayor Edwin Olivarez, Vice Mayor Rico Golez, Kagawad Chona Navarro, Boy Francisco, Spare and Strike, Shakeys Pizza (SM Bicutan Branch) and Organo Gold Philippines.
Registration fee is P250 (regular) and P150 (kiddies).
For more details, please call or text Dr. Bong Perez at tel. no. (383-4996) (846-0304) and 09197227552, Mr. Cecil Padua, 09228418251, Mario Perez, 09151961235 and Tonton Barretto , 09326144563.-- by Marlon Bernardino