THE Valenzuela Tatluhan Non-Master Chess Team Tournament 1950 average ratings will start off on Wednesday, May 1 (Labor Day) at the New Prodon Academy of Valenzuela, 2428 M. Delos Reyes Street, General T. De leon, Valenzuela City.
According to tournament director Kenneth Casimsiman Resurreccion, the rapid chess tatluhan team event format will have a time control of 20 minutes plus five seconds delay per move using seven round-swiss system in this one-day tournament, hosted by Royal Knights Chess Club (Valenzuela) and New Prodon Academy of Valenzuela.
"We do this to promote chess in the grass-roots level and discover future chess masters."said tournament manager Jayson Resurreccion. "We also believe that by encouraging the youth to actively participate in sports like chess will keep them away from drugs." added .Resurreccion.
Prizes at stake is P15,000 plus trophy for the champion.
The second to fifth placers are set to pocket their respective cash prizes worth P12,000, P9,000, P6,000 and P3,000 each while minimum of three teams for the category winners will receive P1,000 each for the Top college chess team,
Top high school chess team and Top lady chess team and P500 each awaits for the Individual board medallist from board 1 to 3.
The event is supervised by the Chess Arbiter Union of the Philippines headed by Alfredo Chay, Joel Tatad and Alexander Dinoy.
Advance registration fee: P2,000 (Deadline on April 26, 2019) With free Lunch. Late Registration Fee or onsite: P2,200 With free Lunch.
Call or text tournament organizers Mr. Kenneth Resurreccion- 09553474582 and Mr. Jayson Resurreccion- 09339483129 for complete details.-Marlon Bernardino-