2nd Felis youth chess set March 8-A A +A
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
AFTER the success of the open rapid tournament, organizers are all set to hold the 2nd Felis Resort Complex Youth Active Chess Championship that will unfold on March 8 at Felis Beach Resort, Matina Aplaya.
The one- day, six-round Swiss System format tournament will feature boys and girls junior division-U20 and kiddies division-U14.
In a text message sent to Sun.Star Davao, tournament director FNA Ronnie Tabudlong said that the event aims to continue the grassroots development program of chess in Davao City.
“This is a great way for us to develop our young chess players who will become our future chess masters,” he said.
The National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP)-sanctioned tournament will allow each player to have 30 minutes each to finish each game.
The juniors division champion will take home P1,500 and a trophy while the next two placers will pocket P500 and P300. They will also receive medals.
The kiddies titlist will claim P1,000 and a trophy while the second and third placers will be get P500 and P300, respectively.
Registration fees are P250 (juniors) and P200 (kiddies) inclusive of free lunch.
For inquiry, contact Tabudlong at mobile number (0943) 2490821 or Cecilio Acas (0942)-7116053 or Felis Resort Complex manager Rona Licera at 0923-627-6354.
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on February 27, 2014.