by Marlon Bernardino
THE 3rd Noypi Chess Association Inc. Chess Festival 1850 and below tournament gets underway on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the Amiration Bargain Center Inc. (formerly Uniwide, Jasmeen Foodville, beside Super 8), Monumento, Caloocan City.
Organized by Noypi Chess Association Inc.in copperation with Novelty Chess Club president Sonsea Agonoy and Novelty Chess Club founder Rosauro Caunti, Jasmeen Foodville and Queen's Travel and Tours.
Tournament director Richard dela Cruz said the 1850 and below tournament offers P5,000 plus trophy to the champion, second place P3,000 plus medal, third place P2,000 plus medal, fourth place P1,000, fifth place P700 and sixth to 10 placers P500 each.
Special prizes of P500 each for the category winners in the Top Lady, Top Elementary ,Top High School, Top PWD,Top Unrated and Top Senior (55+). Registration fee is P350.
Officiated by International Arbiter Ilann Perez, national arbiters Dela Cruz and Alfredo Chay of the Chess Arbiter Union of the Philippines.
Call or text FNA Richard dela Cruz ( cp number 0943-4664552), FNA Alfredo Chay ( cp number 0949-1321661) and International Arbiter Ilann Perez (cp number 0928-8131305).-Marlon Bernardino-