Top Execs at National Rapid Chess tilt – Manila Bulletin


Some of the country’s top executive players led by engineer Joel Hicap of DPWH Muntinlupa, lawyer Melzar Galicia, enginer Ravel Canlas of Pagcor and Juan “Jun” Rojano Jr.of Manila City hall have confirmed their participation in the annual 2nd Chooks to Go National Rapid Chess Championships Executive division slated on October 6, 2018 at the Activity Center Ayala Malls South Park in Alabang, Muntinlupa City.

Six-Time Philippine Executive Grandprix Champion Dr. Jenny Mayor, Dr. Alfred Paez, Information Technology expert Joselito Cada, National Master Efren Bagamasbad, SSS bet Dioniver “Bobot” Medrano, engineer Brent Sasot and Philippine Executive Chess Association (PECA) president lawyer Cliburn Anthony Orbe are also seeing action in the one-day event.

“The event aimed to develop good thinkers through the understanding of chess strategies and tactics, improving the logical abilities and rational thinking and reasoning of the participants, and instilling a sense of self-confidence, self-worth and camaraderie.” said Rotary Club of Nuvali president Noel Divinagracia.

Rotary Club of Nuvali president Noel Divinagracia said that the executive champion here will get the lion’s share of P10,000, the runner-up gets P7,000 while third placer will bring home P5,000 aside from trophies.

Fourth to 10th placers will receive P3,000 and P2,000 plus medals, respectively.

Special prizes await the Top Senior, Top 2000 and Below, Top 1900 and Below, Top 1800 and Below, Top Unrated, Top Lady, Top New Comer, Best-Dressed Executive, Most Senior Executive and Youngest Executive.

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