ALL systems go for the Cayetano "Jun" R. Santos Jr. team chess tournament dubbed as JRS chess tatluhan 1950 and below team tournament that opens on September 3, 2017 (Sunday) at the JRS Chess Club, Ampid One, San Mateo, Rizal.
Cayetano "Jun" R. Santos Jr. much known Chess God Father in San Mateo, Rizal said teams competing are coming from San Mateo, Marikina, Montalban, Antipolo, Caloocan, Manila, Quezon City among others.
Santos added that the said event aims to provide an avenue for aspiring athletes to improve and develop their skills and talents. Titled player or chess master can play and will be manning for the top board and assisted by two untitled or non-master chess player.
"Each team compose of three players with one title player manning for the top board. Registration fee is P1,200." said tournament director Jake Espinosa.
With the theme "No to drugs, Yes to chess" the one-day chessfest offers P7,000 to the winning team and P4,000, P2,500, P1,500 and P1,000 for the second to fifth placers.
Category prizes also awaits to the top board performer on Board One, Board Two and Board Three and Best Ampid player with P500 each.