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Chess Tourney reels off

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The September Blitz Chess Tournament will kick-off Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010 at 9am at the Negros Club 64 Inc. headquarters at the Capitol Area.{{more}}

Earlier, Cebuano Chess Master Eden Diano and 3rd Philippine Olympic Gold Medalist Junaico Segismar have qualified for the yearend grand finals.

This one-day event, where participants are given only 15 minutes to complete a game, is sponsored by Vice Mayor Allan Cordova, Atty. Cyrus Riconalla, and Atty. Alfredo Orquillas Jr.

Meanwhile, International Master Oliver Barbosa and FIDE Master Christopher Castellano, both Luzon based, have expressed their participation in the forthcoming prestigious “2010 8th Buglasan Chess Festival”.

For the first time under the administration of Gov. Agustin R. Perdices, this annual event is gaining nationwide recognition among the country’s talented chess players.

This three-day affair is set to start on Oct. 16 starting at 8 a.m. and will end on Oct. 18. Each participant is given 90 minutes to complete a game.

The club is also organizing the Valencianon Town Fiesta 2 — Category Chess Championship. This will be a two-category tournament (15 years-old and under and 16 years old and above) to be held at the Conference Hall of the Valencia Central Elementary School.

The local government unit of Valencia headed by Mayor Ricky V. Gonzalez Jr. is spearheading the event, in coordination with Valencia Chess Club President Rocky Ordoñez. (PR)



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