Page 2 of 2by Marlon Bernardino
THE SEARCH for the country’s new chess stars begins today (Sunday, September 1) when the IM Joel Banawa Chess Cup (kiddies and juniors division) in memory of the late IM Rolly Martinez gets going at the Open Kitchen, Rockwell Business Center-Sheridan, Highwayhills, Greenfields District in Mandaluyong City.
The format is seven-round Swiss System with time control of 20 minutes plus five seconds delay mode being held to honor the late IM Rolly Martinez and backed up by Ms. China Aurelio and Ms. Mimi Casas of Open Kitchen, Phoenix Chess Academy, Mr. Danilo Ebao of Three Knights Printing Services, ChiliJuan, Mr. Arturo Turbanada, Mr. Jeffrey Dimalanta, Mr.Rosulo Cabusora Jr. Mr. Anthony Ramos, Mega C, Ripples Daily, PTV Sports, Ms. Emz Forrosuelo of Otsuka-Solar Philippines Inc. (Pocari Sweat) and Dreamworks Worldwide (Core of Dreams) Chairman of the board Ms. Lyne Ramos.
Registration fee for Kiddies and Juniors is P500 while on-site registration is P600. Call or text Mr. Genghis Katipunan Imperial at 0926-251-4205 for complete details.-Marlon Bernardino-