TUTULAK na ang 2022 National Master Zulfikar Sali Inter-Cities and Municipalities Chess Team Championship sa Enero 22 hanggang 23, 2022 sa Zamboanga City.
Ayon kay tournament director Mr. Joselito Dormitorio ay nakataya sa 2-day team event ang P200,000 kung saan ang champion team ay tatangap ng lion’s share P50,000, habang ang second, third fourth at fifth placers ay magbubulsa ng tig P30,000, P20,000, P10,000 at P8,000, ayon sa pagkakasunod.
May nakalaan sa sixth hanggang 10th placers na distributed sa mga sumusunod: 6th-P7,000; 7th-P6,000; 8th-P6,000; 9th-P4,000; at 10th-P3,000.
May special awards na tig P1,000 para sa individual top performers, Kiddie/Junior (14 below), Lady , Senior (55 above) , Zamboanga City Team, Zamboanga MVP/Rising Star, Zamboanga Junior Top Scorer, Zamboanga Top Lady Scorer at Beat the Master - Non-titled Zamboanga players who win against titled players.
“We are so proud that National Master Zulfikar Sali have chosen Zamboanga City to host this prestigious event. I hope we could contribute to the grassroots development of this mental sport where Filipinos can excel,” sabi ni Mr. Dormitorio.
Inaasahan sa 9-round Swiss-system, Rapid 20 minutes + 10 seconds event na suportado ng AMIN (Anak Mindanao Partylist) at Zamboanga Sultans ang country’s leading grandmasters, international masters, FIDE masters, national masters at untitled players na siyang kakatawan sa kani-kanilang cities at municipalities. Bawat koponan ay binubuo ng maximum three players kasama ang one homegrown player na may average NCFP rating 2022 and below.
"Maximum of 3 teams from each city or municipality except for the host city. Zamboanga City & IATF guidelines will be implemented," sabi ng organizing committee.-Marlon Bernardino-
Official turnover ng DGT3000 chess clock mula kay National Master Zulfikar Sali (kaliwa) kay tournament director Mr. Joselito Dormitorio. (photo credit to tournament director Mr. Joselito Dormitorio)