The fifth edition of the Metropolitan Chess Club Amateurs Chess Tournament will be held at 10:30 am on October 20 at Walter Mart Sucat located along Sucat Road, Brgy. San Isidro, Paranaque City.
The one-day event is open to kiddies, juniors, adults and seniors and must be beginners, unrated or with low NCFP rating not over 1850.
It will employ the seven-round Swiss System and 20 minutes time control to select the top 10 major winners and the highest scorers in the following categories: kiddies 12U; juniors 16U; ladies; unrated and seniors.
At stake is a total pot of P15,000 with the champion getting the top prize of P4,000. Cash prizes are broken down to ten places. Likewise a consolation award of P500 will be given to each of the category winner.
Entry fee is P350 including one meal and one chess board. Interested parties are advised to register at 10am at the mall’s event area near Homeplus. For details, call the organizer Metropolitan Chess Club at 826-8560 and 0922-822-6319 or 0935-370-8808.