by Marlon Bernardino
Janglie Lita, Radz Dionisio and engr. Gerry Vila leads the early entries for Raymond Transportation Open Chess Tournament with a theme "Kabataan Isulong Mo' Ang Tamang Tira" on November 16, 2019, 10am at the Church of Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Barangay Tagbakin, Atimonan, Quezon Province.
Also playing are Rigor Padernal, Arvie Pason Tombo, Romy Talavera and Reymond Jay Ompod.
Organized by siblings Sancho and Pancho Cochangco, the one-day event is supported by Raymond Transportation president engr. Raymond M. Escobar, Atimonan, Quezon mayor Rustico U. Mendoza, councilor Rumel Verastigue, Golden J. Bistro and Siopao Center top honcho Conrado Acampado, Atimonan Chess Club pres. Ruben Alegre, engr. Gerry Vila, teacher Jason R. Par, teacher Michael Valdez and Barangay San Rafael Elementary School Principal Ruben Belmonte.
The champion will pocket P5,000 plus gift, while the second to fifth placers will take home P3,000 plus gift, P2,000 plus gift, P1,500 plus gift and P1,000 plus gift, respectively.
Sixth to 10th placers will get P500 each plus gift.
Special prizes for the category winners will receive P300 each for the top senior, top college, top secondary, top elementary, top Atimonanin and top lady.
Registration fee is P200. Free snack's. Call or text Mr. Pancho Cochangco at mobile number 0933-851-7147 and Mr. Bernard Jumaway at 0942-566-5042 for added details.-Marlon Bernardino-